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Hello! And welcome to our Blog!

Here we will help you discover new places worth visiting, share recommendations of our favorite hangouts and interesting finds, show you hidden gems that we bet you did not know about, take you through a tour across our beautiful country, South Africa and beyond, share interesting stories of our travel experiences, tours and excursions and dive deep into a world of yesteryear until you had enough and start planning a trip of your own!

We hope that our content will inspire you through visual storytelling and our love for travel!

- Frik & Di

Out & About Africa achieves Travelife Partner level

Posted by Out & About Africa on Thu February 8, 2024 in Travel Advice.

The Travelife Partner level award was received by Out & About Africa (South Africa). The award recognizes the long-term efforts of Out & About Africa regarding sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.
 
Out & About Africa complies with more than 100 criteria, related to an operator’s office management, product range, international business partners and customer information. The Travelife Partner level standard is covering the ISO 26000 Corporate Social Responsibility themes, including environment, biodiversity, human rights and labour relation.
 
Mr. Naut Kusters, manager of Travelife for Tour Operators, “I am delighted to see that sustainability in the tour operator sector is obtaining momentum. The Partner award of Out & About Africa will inspire other companies in South Africa to follow the same path’.
 
Travelife is the leading international sustainability certification for the travel sector. More than 35 national travel associations are promoting the scheme to their members including, KATO, the Kenyan Association of Tour operators, TATO, the Tanzanian Association of Tour Operators, ABTA, The British Travel Association, PATA, the Pacific Asian Travel Association and FTT in South Africa.

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Responsible Souvenir Shopping in Southern Africa

Posted by Out & About Africa on Wed January 17, 2024 in Travel Advice.

Southern Africa is a popular destination for tourists from around the globe. The beautiful landscapes and vibrant cultures have undeniable appeal, so it’s only natural for one to want a keepsake and perhaps some gifts for friends and family. It is very important to make responsible purchasing choices when picking up these mementos.

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Border Crossing in Southern Africa

Posted by Out & About Africa on Sat October 7, 2023 in Travel Advice.

Our suggested list of Border Crossings in Southern African countries and what to expect, what to remember to pack and what to do when traveling in and out of our primary destination countries.

There are so many incredible places to go in Southern Africa that many travelers find it impossible to decide on just one country. If you're one of them, opt for a multinational itinerary instead; and if you have the time, consider traveling by road rather than flying.

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South Africa's Super Seven Series

Posted by Out & About Africa on Thu July 27, 2023 in South Africa.

South Africa is one of the most diverse and enchanting countries in the world. Exotic combinations of landscapes, people, history and culture offer the traveller a unique and inspiring experience.

South Africa is a heady mix of third and first world cultures - along with the best and least crowded beaches in the world. Throw in wildlife parks such as the The Kruger National Park, Ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites, , beautiful natural scenery, a great infrastructure and a stable post-apartheid environment and you have a great destination waiting to happen.

Let's look at the Super 7 areas of attraction

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