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Visiting South Africa: 10 Reasons for Aussies to Head West

Visiting South Africa: 10 Reasons for Aussies to Head West

 

As a tourist destination, South Africa has suffered a public relations disaster during most of our lifetimes.  However, if one can look past the negativity then the intrepid traveller can find delight around every corner and there some very good reasons to visit South Africa, particularly for Australians. Continue reading

South African Rail Disaster

Today sadly, we heard of the devastating South African Rail disaster which occurred on the Shosholozameyl Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg route. This is the exact same train we were on less than 6 months ago during our wonderful South African road trip which was punctuated by this overnight train trip. Continue reading

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Vehicle Rental & Insurance

If your are seriously into independent travel then having a car ‘to do what you want when you want’ is paramount.  This will often mean it’s more cost effective than going organised tours especially when travelling as a family and often cheaper than the cost of airfares in getting to your destination if you are travelling as a group.  Whenever I am in need of car hire I always explore the best option to match the occasion.  For instance, Continue reading