The Drive South Africa Blog

South Africa For a Staycation This Year

With the COVID19 ruin plans for most, cancelling flights and trips abroad. You are now wondering if you should risk travelling abroad once borders open up again. Well, I can’t tell…

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Advice For Going Camping With Little Kids

So you’ve decided to take your family on a camping trip, whether it is because you (desperately) need some sort of break, the kids have been nagging you to go for what seems like forever,…

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Self-driving the Garden Route

The Garden Route is arguably the most beautiful scenic route in South Africa. With lots of cultures and natural beauty filling your journey, it is certainly not to be missed. And self-driving…

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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

4x4 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 you want…

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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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