A Little More of THE MOST Amazing African Safari

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Our first day at Jaci’s had already set the bar so incredibly high – I remember wondering how on Earth could things possibly get better? But of course, in true Jaci’s style, things really did. We braved our early 5.30am wake up call with bleary eyes, but after blinking away the sleep and turning off […]

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Magic in Madikwe: A Wonderful Welcome to Jaci’s Safari Lodge

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Every once in a while, I am fortunate enough to experience something that is undeniably beyond what I had expected. When I was offered the opportunity to travel to a luxury South African safari lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve, I knew that it would be an amazing experience. However, every single expectation I had […]

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Cape Town: The Ultimate City Guide

Cape Town is hands down one of my favourite places on Earth. I dream of one day buying a little apartment in Camps Bay and moving to the Mother City! As far as cities go, Cape Town is hands down one of the most beautiful ones on Earth. It has everything a person could ever […]

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Backpacking on a Budget in South Africa

My goodness it has been far too long since I last posted! Work has been absolutely insanely busy and I have been busy making plans for some future travels! This will be my last post about my time in South Africa (until the next visit) and in a few short weeks I will be en […]

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Is South Africa safe for solo travel?

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When I made the decision to backpack solo through South Africa, my safety seemed to be the topic on everybody’s lips. Don’t get me wrong, it’s nice that I have friends, family members and old acquaintances concerned for my well-being, but what I didn’t find nice, was the fact that many of these concerns and […]

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Cage Diving with Great White Sharks

What adventure is no South African adventure complete without? Shark cage diving of course! When I was about 9 years old, my dream was to one day become a marine biologist, working in South African waters and studying the magnificence that is Great White Sharks. That dream stayed with me well up until the last […]

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Exploring Table Mountain

Table Mountain. A landmark that embodies everything about Cape Town. In last weeks post I spent my time hanging off the side of the mountain, but my abseiling adventures represented only a small fraction of the time I spent in Table Mountain National Park. In reality, there were numerous hikes and one lucky cloudless day […]

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‘Dope on a Rope’ – Worlds Highest Abseil

If you have been following my travels for a while now, you’d not be at all surprised that when I found out that the World’s Highest Abseil just happened to be in Cape Town, I was already halfway through signing up. Table Mountain is the most iconic feature of gorgeous Cape Town, perhaps even all […]

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Monkeying Around in The Crags

I freaking love monkeys. So when I was presented with a free day in The Crags, with no plans and weather that was too crappy to go to the beach, a trip to the nearby Monkeyland seemed like a pretty good option. I had been staying nearby at an awesome hostel called Rocky Road Backpackers. […]

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