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5 Kid-Friendly Activities in Johannesburg

As the largest city in South Africa, Johannesburg boasts a long lineup of activities and attractions for families of all ages and interests. With a diverse history and colorful present, families can explore the once home of Nelson Mandela, now a museum, along with a slew of interesting and educational attractions along the way. Venture […]

Family Bucket List: andBeyond Phinda Homestead

Going “on safari” had never been on my bucket list. In fact, until I actually had the incredible, transformative opportunity to stay at andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, a private big-five game reserve located a four-hour drive north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, I believed the closest to the African experience I’d ever have was on […]

A Family Sojourn in South Africa

South Africa is the southernmost country on the continent of Africa, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west; Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique across its northern borders and the Indian Ocean, to the east. Covering almost 500,000 square miles and with a population of about 58 million, the country fascinates from its urban centers […]

Luxury Family-Friendly Hotels in South Africa

The wild beauty and natural wonders of South Africa make it a prime target for leisure travelers and families looking for adventure. Find a hotel that can not only accommodate, but elevate, your stay by showcasing the best of the area and catering to your family’s needs. Use this list as a trusty guide before […]

South African Safaris to Explore

Checking off a bucket-list destination is an incredible opportunity for any family, but add a once-in-a-lifetime experience to it and you have yourself a dream vacation. Enter South African Safaris. Between spotting wildlife in its natural habitat, surrounded by wild landscape and stunning views, with accommodations teetering on rustic-meets-modern luxury, it’s no wonder safari vacations […]

Relaxed Visas, New Hotels, Important Anniversaries Put South Africa Front and Center

The idea of a family vacation to South Africa may have been calling your name for some time — after all, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the end of Apartheid — but, until this year, the regulations and red tape for adults traveling with children have been off-putting. The good news is the country’s […]