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The Drive South Africa Blog

What You Can Experience in Johannesburg & Pretoria on Your Next Holiday

Johannesburg is the vibrant heart of South Africa and Pretoria is the Administrative Capital and together they form the multi-cultural, multi-lingual powerhouse of Africa. They…

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Blue Train vs Rovos Rail

If it’s romance you’re after, why not indulge and take your partner on a classic journey across Africa in one of these luxury trains with lavish sleeping carriages, delicious cuisine,…

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Five Days On a Cape Town Vacation

Cape Town is renowned for its beauty, being voted one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Its no wonder we welcome just short of 2 million visitors per year. And when people come…

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4x4 Self-Drive From Cape Town to Botswana

There are very few things that get me more fired up than planning a road trip to my favourite destinations and everyone I know will vouch for this. Taking on the big open road, whether…

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Best 4x4 self-drive holiday via Cape Town

4×4 in Africa, Specifically Southern Africa is a dream for most and a bucket list for many. It is often a long holiday and can be expensive. So when you finally get the chance to go…

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Is Cape Town a Kid-Friendly Destination

With its abundance of activities and sights to explore, Cape Town is one of the best and most sought after places to visit with kids of all ages.  I have very close friends who travel yearly…

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Why is Cape Town known as Africa's Gateway

For many years Cape Town has been known as Africa’s gateway. It is known as the start and end of your African Journey, and the link between places. Alongside Johannesburg, Cape Town…

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The Best Time of Year to visit Kruger National Park

The best thing about Kruger National park is that it provides exceptional game viewing opportunities all year round so the decision on when to travel comes down to personal preferences…

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How To Spend Two Weeks in South Africa On a Budget

Budgeting for a holiday is one of the hardest and most stressful parts of planning a holiday. Budget too little and you could be forced to dip into Credit Cards and avoid the attractions…

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Is the Garden Route Worth Exploring?

The Garden Route is popular amongst tourists as well as locals and once you’ve been and experienced the true local hospitality of this region you’ll understand why. This compact but…

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