Browse on over to these must-read local blogs over the December holidays – they are perfect for armchair travel or to inspire wanderlust for your next trip!
Merushka’s About Me page reads: ‘I’m passionate about South Africa and obsessed with sharing everything awesome about my country and continent particularly anything related to travel or culture.’ Needless to say: if you’re looking for inspiration on where to go or what to see in Mzansi, make this blog your first port of call.
Ranger Diaries will not only leave you hankering for but also get you planning your next trip to the bushveld: Founded by photographer James Kydd, the blog shares captivating first hand safari encounters of professional guides and rangers throughout Africa. We also love that the Ranger Diaries team is actively involved with wildlife and regional conservation.
Food and the Fab
Ishay Govender-Ympa’s blog explores quite travel, food and cultures from far and wide around the world, as well as talks about the connections between them. She writes stories about the locals she meets, the cuisine she eats and where to go and what to do. Her blog also features beautiful imagery of her travels to all seven continents. Just fabulous!
Travel Start has built a reputation over the last years for getting their customers the best deals on flights and travel packages around the world. So, it only seems fitting that the team behind these deals share inspiration, ideas, news and tips for the destinations and packages they sell to their clientele – from local locations to extravagant overseas areas, you’re bound to get lost in wanderlust.
Tails of a Mermaid
While Natalie’s blog beautifully and captivatingly showcases travels around the world, it’s the local flavour, and real personal stories of her adventures that keeps us coming back. You can read anything from a 40-hour transit to Bali to what hotspots around South Africa you need to visit this season.