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What Is The Difference Between Camping, Overlanding And Glamping In Africa?

Camping, Overlanding, Or Glamping in Africa

Imagine you, surrounded by the vast African savannah, the starry night skies, and the raw and untamed wilderness. That’s the backdrop of my own adventures across this magnificent continent. And in this vast playground, I’ve dived into three distinct outdoor experiences: camping, overlanding, and glamping and I have experienced all …

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Going On An African Overland Tour Or Safari? – My Tips And Tricks From Personal Experience!

overlanding tours in africa

Today I’m going to talk to you about a form of African travel which is very popular – overlanding. I have been on African overland tours and safaris myself, and I can tell you: it was an amazing experience! When I first set foot on African territory, quite some time …

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The Top 10 Richest Countries In Africa By NATURAL RESOURCES Versus The 10 ACTUAL RICHEST Countries In Africa!

top 10 richest countries in Africa

It’s a common assumption that a country’s natural resources directly determine its economic status. But is this the case in Africa? Surprisingly, not quite. In this article, I’ll clarify this common misconception and set the record straight on the wealth of African countries—focusing on natural resources, followed by economic figures. …

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Staying At Seven Fountains Farm In Grahamstown In South Africa- A Review

grahamstown accommodation

I’m going to share a little secret with you: Seven Fountains Farm is a gem tucked away in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, and I had the pleasure of staying there, nestled in the quiet beauty of Grahamstown’s outskirts, these days known as “Makhanda”, in memory of the Xhosa warrior and prophet Makhanda ka …

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What’s The Most Dangerous Animal In Africa? Is It Us, Is It The Lions, Or Is It Someting Else?

most dangerous animal in africa

Typically, when you ask ‘What’s the most dangerous animal in Africa?’, images of a lion’s mane or the shadow of a human poacher might flash in your mind. However, there’s an even more lethal killer lurking in the grasslands, forests, and villages. Is it the human, or is it the …

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What Is The Currency Of South Africa – And Travel Tips To Protect Yourself From Scams And Theft.

what is the currency of south africa?

I’m here to help you get a grip on the currency situation in South Africa. The legal currency there is the South African Rand, identified as ZAR. It’s an eye-catching currency with vibrant colors and images of notable figures and the Big Five wildlife. If you’re curious about how this …

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Piet Retief Guest House – Our Story From This Wonderful Accommodation called “From Dusk To Dawn”

our accomodation at Piet Retief in South Africa

Imagine stepping off the beaten path, far from touristic hot spots, and into a place where time seems to slow down, where the beauty of South Africa gently cradles you after a long drive from the Barberton Mountains or Kruger Park. This isn’t just about finding accommodation and a place …

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Nocturnal Insights On Wild Bird Watching At Night And Evenings – Not Just Star Gazing in Africa!

African birds to watch at night

I have always found an indescribable charm in the African night. As the sun dips below the horizon, a different atmosphere of nature stirs to life. This twilight bustle is not just about night prowlers or the rustling of trees; it’s also about an enchanting variety of birds that awaken …

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The Enigmatic Silvery-Cheeked Hornbill: Africa’s Feathered Jewel… And No, They Don’t Just Blow Horns!

silvery cheeked hornbill

The Silvery-cheeked hornbill (Latin name Bycanistes brevis), is an avian marvel known for its striking presence and charismatic behavior. With an extensive habitat across Eastern Africa, this species has piqued the interest of birdwatchers and scientists alike. In this exploration of the Silvery-cheeked hornbill, I aim to present a comprehensive …

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