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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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Pangolins – the ugliest most beautiful threatened animal in the world!

Posted by Out & About Africa on Thu June 29, 2023.

Pangolin or Armadillo?… it’s no surprise that many people often get the two animals mixed up. These two small-to-medium-sized insectivores both possess hard scales made of keratin, which is the same material in human fingernails and toenails.

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Aardvark, you ugly thing!

Posted by Out & About Africa on Wed May 31, 2023 in South Africa.

They are cute, but oh so mysterious!
Literally, an Earth Pig!
Looks like a pig telling fibs, with a cousin that may have been a donkey, but it’s not a pig at all (neither a donkey)!
This little piggy is a closer relative to an elephant or a golden mole.

Scientific name: Orycteropus afer

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To travel with or without a guide?

Posted by Out & About Africa on Tue May 16, 2023 in Travel Advice.

Traveling to a foreign or strange destination can be exciting and nerve wrecking at the same time, especially if you are not travel-savvy nor when you are not used to traveling. Getting a local Tour Guide can be useful to ensure that you can make the most of your tour without being stressed out about directions, guidance, language barriers,etc.

Let's take a closer look at when to hire a guide and when you can travel without one

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