Mzanzitravel – Your Local Travel Inspiration
Travel and tourism business in Africa is booming, growing 5.6 per cent in 2018, compared to the global average of 3.9 per cent and the broader African economy rate of 3.2 per cent. This places Africa as the second-fastest growing tourism region behind only Asia-Pacific.
We all know Stellenbosch for its lush trees and gardens, its historic buildings framed by mountains, and its vibrant community of students, residents, and tourists alike. But what else is hidden beneath the canopy of oak leaves and buried beside their roots? For that question the Stellenbosch Museum has many answers.
On 18 July Nelson Mandela would have been 101 years old. In celebration of his birthday, and also because July is celebrated each year as Mandela Month, we thought it fitting to pay tribute to South Africa’s great iconic leader with a feature on what impact he has had on SA tourism, during and after his life.
It’s still a relatively little-known fact that Southern Africa boasts two premier ski resorts, one at Tiffindell Ski & Alpine Resort in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, and the other a short hop across the border at Afriski Mountain Resort in Lesotho. Tiffindell was even voted number 19 in CNN Travel’s ‘World’s best ski runs’ in 2014!
Food, wine, and experience junkies should be prepared to have their hair blown back with a visit to Route 62’s Robertson Valley this winter. An alternative to the N2, Route 62 invites travellers to explore a string of charming towns and farms along the way. Robertson is the largest of these, and in and around it there are a host of experiences waiting to be had…
While the rest of the country shivers in the grip of winter, Durban and the surrounding coastal areas of KwaZulu-Natal is the one place in South Africa where summer never ends, and neither does the action.
The land of the smoking, thundering waters of the Victoria Falls. The legendary African walking safaris. The wild rapids and wide expanse of the Zambezi River. Wildlife in great abundance. Friendly welcoming people. And vibrant, pulsating urban centres and cities. Truly a blessed and beautiful land. That is Zambia.
Then travel might just be what you need, plus some healthy living routines, like maybe yoga, lots of fresh fruit, lots of me-time and lots of sunshine. Send stress and burnout packing, work less, travel more, revitalise and redesign your life.