South Africa

DSCI0017_800x600South Africa the country lies at the foot of the African continent and is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The country is one of the world’s top must see tourist destinations, and is Africa’s leading tourist destination. Cape Town is ranked as one of the world’s top-ten best cities to visit in Travel & Leisure’s “World’s Best Cities” List.

South Africa has well developed infrastructure and modern amenities. The cities in South Africa have the kinds of structures, services, entertainment, restaurants, and offerings you would expect to find in any American or European city.

There is a well established tourism industry in South Africa, and it is generally very affordable as the local currency, the Rand, is not very strong against the Dollar, Pound and Euro. South Africa has modern financial infrastructure, so you are able to swipe your Visa and MasterCard throughout the country. or at an ATM. Bitcoin use is slowly starting to take off, but it is not very widespread at the moment.

There are lots of outdoor and adventurous things to do in South Africa, the most popular being those that involve the wildlife, such as a big 5 game drive, or diving with sharks.

DSCI0206_800x600South Africa has got pretty good weather most of the year, but the weather can vary greatly across the country, it is common for people to refer to the country as “Sunny South Africa”.

South Africa is a multi-ethnic society encompassing a wide variety of cultures, languages, and religions, and has been nicknamed “The Rainbow Nation” because of it. Almost everybody in South Africa speaks English, so there is no language barrier to worry about if you are English speaking.

South Africa boasts some of the best beaches in the world, and coupled with the favourable climate, the country has been a favourite tourist destination for European holiday makers for decades.

The country is world famous for its high quality wines and vineyards, and a wine tasting tour to the Cape winelands is a popular tour for foreigners to take.