Our Favorite Cape Town Restaurant Picks for 2019

January 22, 2019

Dining in Cape Town can be a memorable experience, with the freshest ingredients, beautiful interiors, breathtaking views and world class wines. Exceptional chefs across the city experiment with a range of flavors to create world class international fusion menus, but with the best local produce on hand, traditional taste experiences from the region can also […]

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South Africa and Zimbabwe – Beyond What They Expected!

January 8, 2019

It is always a grateful moment when we receive a testimonial from a client that includes “beyond what was expected” in their note. VIP clients of Sandy Lipkowitz with We Make Travel Easy just returned from a 10 day trip to South Africa and Zimbabwe and this is what they had to say: “The trip […]

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Honeymoon in Africa? Why Yes!

December 18, 2018

We love when our clients choose Africa for their honeymoon.  We have a delightful couple that just returned and we thought it would be great to share their experience through “their eyes”. We try to make each trip a true experience for them… “And thank you for lunch in Cape Town and the wonderful treats […]

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I Have a Dream – Travel to Africa

December 4, 2018

Our goal at Hills of Africa is to make sure you are getting the EXACT African Safari experience you WANT and just last week we had a “I Dream of Africa” party! We understand that it is hard for you to choose where to go. Just because you see a compelling picture of an adorable […]

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Adults Can Be Kids at Giraffe Manor

November 13, 2018

Giraffe Manor is everywhere on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and more. It almost seems as if everyone wants to be at Giraffe Manor. I was lucky enough to spend a night at Giraffe Manor recently, and I have to tell you it’s better than seeing the property and giraffes through the social media lens. I felt […]

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Tintswalo Family Grows By 2

October 30, 2018

One of the many reasons that our clients stay at Tintswalo Safari Lodge is that the entire staff makes you feel like family, that you are enjoying your home away from home.   From the moment you arrive, you are treated as if you are part of an ever expanding family.  You are greeted with cool […]

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Private Tour of Cape Peninsula with Capexec Tours

October 16, 2018

On a recent trip to South Africa, I was able to explore the gorgeous peninsula region of Cape Town, its extended suburbs as well as the beautiful villages of Camps Bay, Llundudno, Hout Bay, Simon’s Town, and Kalk Bay along with the Cape of Good Hope Natural Reserve. It’s a full day with a private […]

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How much cash do you need in Africa?

October 2, 2018

It’s one of the most commonly asked questions for those traveling to Africa for the first time: How much cash should I bring from home? First and foremost, the answer depends on how long you’re going to be in Africa and whether or not you’ll be traveling on a pre-paid safari the most (if not […]

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La Cle Des Montagnes Country Lodge – Franschhoek

September 18, 2018

I arrived at La Cle Des Montagnes Country Lodge in the early evening after a full day Cape Winelands tour.   There is a beautiful rod iron gate that is engraved with “La Cle Des Montagnes” as the locked front gate on the street. Upon entering, the lodge manager greeted me warmly and took my […]

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5 Fascinating Facts About Botswana

September 4, 2018

 According to National Geographic, the Kalahari Desert covers about 70 percent of Botswana. Basically all of the south, west and center of the country.  Although the climate is arid and the vegetation sparse, the Kalahari provides a home for a surprising number of animal species, from elephants and cheetahs to lions, hyenas, African wild dogs, […]

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