Category: Traditions

P.S. I Love You, Ireland.
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12th November 201912th November 2019

P.S. I Love You, Ireland.

Raw, honest travel blog. I spent two weeks in Ireland over Christmas in 2017. My goodness, the people are wonderful — funny, warm and welcoming. They spoke a lot. A lot a lot. They were very skilled at making short stories long, and I loved every moment spent with the people I met. The young...

Growing Up in the Drakensberg
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25th August 201912th November 2019

Growing Up in the Drakensberg

Raw, honest travel blog. I grew up in the berg. I found my feet, stumbling on hiking trails. I found my voice, competing with the screaming thunder that would role in with the night. I found my sight, atop mountains — overlooking valleys of rolling hills and running rivers. I found my strength, pulling myself...

The Kruger National Park
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23rd August 201926th August 2019

The Kruger National Park

Some History The Kruger National Park is South Africa’s oldest, largest, and best-known wildlife conservation area, home to a huge variety of wildlife and most famous for its Big Five viewing opportunities. Visitors have an excellent chance of seeing lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, and rhino among the enormous variety of wildlife, including over 140 species...

Changing the way we see travel
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11th July 201911th July 2019

Changing the way we see travel

By Tamryn Iyer Just over a year ago, I became a part-time social media manager at Travel Savvy SA. And very recently, I became the community manager of this brand. Anyone who has used the services of us will tell you just how amazing the professionals are! Being responsible for how the brand looks on...

Buddhism-Hue
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24th January 201924th January 2019

Buddhism-Hue

By Tamryn Iyer Day 1: Depart Living in the hustle and bustle of Saigon, ever so often, one needs a little escape to nature. Usually, I veer towards the ocean, but this time, I felt the forest and mountains calling. The airline had announced a 3 hour flight delay. I chose to use this time...

Deepawali in Malaysia
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21st November 201821st November 2018

Deepawali in Malaysia

By Tamryn Iyer Hey everyone! Sorry for the crickets. I recently stepped into the big world of becoming an English teacher & moved to Vietnam. After a month long TESOL course in Hanoi, I now have a job at a really good language center in Ho Chi Minh. I love everything about Saigon and it...

Savvy Tips: Countries with Visa upon entry with a South African Passport
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6th November 20186th November 2018

Savvy Tips: Countries with Visa upon entry with a South African Passport

More options for exploring and having fun, building memories and living!   Benin   Cambodia Cape Verde Comoros   Djibouti   Ethiopia   Gabon Ghana Guinea-Bissau   Iran   Jordan   Laos   Madagascar Maldives Marshall Islands Mauritius   Nepal   Oman   Palau Islands   Rwanda Tuvalu   Samoa Seychelles Somalia Sri Lanka St...

Savvy Tips: Visa-Free Country List for South Africans
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6th November 20186th November 2018

Savvy Tips: Visa-Free Country List for South Africans

There are 64 visa-free countries for South African passport holders.  Live life and explore the beautiful wonders of the world! Below is the list for ease of reference:   Angola Antigua and Barbuda Argentina   Bahamas Barbados Belize Botswana Brazil British Virgin Islands   Cayman Islands Chile Cook Islands Costa Rica   Dominica Dominican Republic  ...

Savvy Advice for the Silver Traveler
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29th October 20186th November 2018

Savvy Advice for the Silver Traveler

Posted by Jennifer Morris I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love the idea of traveling.  Well, almost no one.  A friend recently categorised her trip around the Cape as a ‘a lot of time spent away from Netflix and my own comfy bed’.  So not her.  But everyone else I know would love to travel....

More Mauritius
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23rd May 201823rd May 2018

More Mauritius

By Tamryn Iyer Traveling with family and exploring as a foreigner is great. What is even better is the ability to see the country through locals of the land. I titled this blogpost “the bergs, the beach and the buildings” …as that is exactly how best I could describe Mauritius! When you think Mauritius, you...

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