Category: <span>Holiday</span>

P.S. I Love You, Ireland.
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12/11/201912/11/2019

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...

5 Reasons Why Your Travel Professional Is Your BFF
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11/11/201911/11/2019

5 Reasons Why Your Travel Professional Is Your BFF

Before the exciting details like sailing the Med or snorkeling in the great barrier reef, comes, PLANNING. And those plans are done by us.  We’ve listed five reasons why the Savvy team is actually your BFFs. They WANT you to travel. And not just to travel…to experience EVERYTHING.  See the great view!  Taste the amazing...

British Airways Review
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30/10/201912/11/2019

British Airways Review

Written by Jennifer Morris, owner of Travel Savvy Review Time! For our recent UK adventure, I specifically booked the British Airways direct flight form Durban to London and back to see what this route is like, and how the offering on BA stacked up. So, here’s the first-hand account! First, the positives: It’s a direct...

Oh, Florida.
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27/09/201912/11/2019

Oh, Florida.

Raw, honest travel blog. I spent two weeks in Florida in February 2018. I had been wanting to visit Florida since I was 6 years old, when I watched my first mermaid movie. Where the entire addiction to all things mermaid began. Where the dream to ‘grow up to be a mermaid when I’m big’...

Growing Up in the Drakensberg
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25/08/201912/11/2019

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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23/08/201926/08/2019

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...

Philadelphia, You Are Enough.
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10/08/201912/11/2019

Philadelphia, You Are Enough.

Raw, honest travel blog. I spent one weekend in Philadelphia, in November 2017. I fell in love with Philadelphia. (Fast realising I fall in love with places very easily — but not New York. Agh, New York. A different story for a different day.) Philadelphia had an old-timey feel. I visited Amish Country, met an...

Deepawali in Malaysia
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21/11/201821/11/2018

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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06/11/201806/11/2018

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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06/11/201806/11/2018

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  ...