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South Africa Photography Prep – The Top Cape Town Photography Spots

South Africa Photography Prep – The Top Cape Town Photography Spots

There certainly isn’t any shortage of incredible photography destinations in the beautiful country of South Africa. Whether you are into landscape photography, capturing stunning wildlife pictures, or prefer to capture cityscapes in creative street photography shots, South Africa has great places for you to do it all. One of the places that I am very excited to photograph when I visit this autumn is the amazing city of Cape Town. With breathtaking coastal mountains, spectacular coastline that is frequented by African penguins, and truly incredible monuments, Cape Town really is a photographer’s dream. As I begin to plan my trip to South Africa, I am going to share my thoughts on the best Cape Town photography spots with you.

South Africa Photography Prep – The Top Garden Route Photography Spots

South Africa Photography Prep – The Top Garden Route Photography Spots

The country of South Africa is absolutely chock-full of incredible photography destinations. Whether you are interested in landscape photography, wildlife photography, or prefer to spend your time taking pictures of cityscapes, the country has great places to do it all. One of the spots I am most excited about photographing during my upcoming trip to South Africa is the infamous Garden Route. Few other destinations in this world have as incredible a coastline as this stretch of South Africa. As I begin to plan my trip, I am going to share my thoughts on the best Garden Route photography spots with you.

South Africa Entrance Requirements – Passport, VISA, Customs, and Immunization Requirements for Visitors

South Africa Entrance Requirements – Passport, VISA, Customs, and Immunization Requirements for Visitors

If you are traveling to South Africa from outside of the country, you should be aware of the South Africa entrance requirements for visitors before you start planning your travel. If you do not meet the passport, VISA, or immunization requirements, you could be denied entry into South Africa. This is not something that I would wait until the last minute to take care of as you might not have enough time to sort out any issues at the last minute should you run into them.

Africa Travel Planning Part 2 – Putting Together an Itinerary

Africa Travel Planning Part 2 – Putting Together an Itinerary

In the second part of my Africa travel planning guide, I am going to outline what our travel itinerary will look like for this trip and start to talk about the logistics of our travel. Instead of booking a comprehensive tour for this trip, we have decided to book most of the travel and accommodations on our own, then use smaller tours for the sights that we would like to see. This means a lot more work planning the travel for me, but it also means that we will see significant savings and have a lot more flexibility to do what we want to do on this trip. This is important because we have a lot that we would like to see and do, and only a few weeks in which to do it. In this guide, I will share my secrets for making sure that I have all of the logistics covered as well as how much we are saving by planning a majority of this trip on our own.

Africa Travel Planning Part 1 – Starting to Plan Our Trip

Africa Travel Planning Part 1 – Starting to Plan Our Trip

In this Africa travel planning series, I am going to share with you the process I will be using to plan my trip to visit the incredible countries of South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. Planning a trip to Africa can seem daunting, but after having visited the continent without a tour company in the past, I am much more confident in my planning this time around. I plan to review with you the different options available to you when planning a trip to Africa, as well as explain why we have made the planning decisions that we have made. In part one of this series, I am going to start by explaining how I started my Africa travel planning process.

The Travel Rollercoaster Continues – I Had to Cancel My Travel Plans Because of COVID Again

The Travel Rollercoaster Continues – I Had to Cancel My Travel Plans Because of COVID Again

In this post, I am going to discuss the events that have led to our most recent changes in travel plans, as well as discuss what new travel plans that we are planning for this year. We are trying to do our best to make lemonade from lemons and redirect our tourism dollars to an industry that has been significantly impacted by the global pandemic and the COVID travel restrictions. I will discuss that in more detail and let you know what travel planning posts you can expect to see from me in the coming months as I start to plan this new adventure.