When people think of Johannesburg (Joburg, as the locals say), they think about the danger and criminal reputation that hangs over the city. Some are willing to risk a night in the city on their way to Kruger or the rest of South Africa. But once people get there, they find a completely different side to the city. Many are often convinced to stay longer. There is a plethora of reasons for why you should plan to stay longer than one night in Joburg! Here are a few things to do in Johannesburg that really stuck out to us.
Visiting Cape Town, South Africa but really crunched for time? Have no fear—we have the scoop on all the best sights to see and things to do in just 48 hours! Hikes, gardens, museums and more, you’ll have something to do every minute of your limited time in this charming South African city. Read More
So you’re traveling somewhere new. How do you get around? Where’s the best place to get fried dumplings? Why does everyone take a nap at 3:00 pm? We’ve got the best travel guides to help answer all of these questions, and help you navigate your next adventure.
Rome. There is virtually no one who hasn’t heard of the glory of the Roman Empire, a civilization that conquered a vast stretch of land from Europe to North Africa. The only thing that’s as fierce as their thirst for expansion was their love for entertainment, and nearly everywhere they conquered you will find grand scale amphitheatres built to entertain the citizens of Rome that settled there. In most cases, these circular structures are the tallest and most grandeur building in the city. The enclosed, usually oval, area in the middle is called arena, the word derived from the Latin word harena, a type of fine sand they put on the ground to soak up the blood from gladiator fights on the arena floor.
12 Days of Travel: G14AFRICATRIPS
A truly massive continent comprising over 20% of the planet’s land, Africa is certainly a destination with countless opportunities to experience adventure. Africa is home to the world’s largest desert and river, the hottest temperatures, hundreds of dialects and cultures, and countless safaris. Africa has many countries such as South Africa and Tanzania that will provide you with all this and more. Read More