Safari has been giving me a perception of expensive to get there, exclusive in the middle of “nowhere”, and luxurious with private game drives. Even my coworker came back telling how she flew in this small plane and landed on the private airstrip of the lodge she paid thousands of dollars per night. After I… Read More Our South African Safari Expense and How You Can Do It Yourself!
Early in the morning, we ventured out to Muizenberg Beach to see the colorful beach huts. A long row of brightly colored wooden huts on the beach is one of the iconic postcard photo from Cape Town. We had no clue where exactly the colorful huts are located, we just plug in “Muizenberg Beach” in our HERE… Read More 1.5 Days in Cape Town
Our last safari game drive started with a cold and misty morning; I was layered up after yesterday’s experience. I couldn’t believe the first animal we saw was the rhinos! It looked like a mother and baby rhino pair having breakfast in the morning. Look, there are two birds on the mother rhino, those birds… Read More Our Last Dreamy Safari Game Drive
Before the crack of dawn and it was still dark out, we pulled out our flashlight and checked both windows of our room to make sure no dangerous visitor outside before opening the door. Our morning game drive started just before sunrise and it was cold! The lodge supplied thick blanket so it was put… Read More Sunrise and Sunset Safari Game Drives
After 1.5 days of self-drive around Kruger National Park, we spent 2 days to experience the luxury safari game drive at the Arathusa Safari Lodge in the private Sabi Sands Game Reserve. We were thinking if we failed to find animals in self-drive since it was our first time, our backup plan is the private… Read More From Safari Self-Drive to Private Sabi Sands Game Reserve
At 5:30 am before the sun even raise, I filled out the park form for the entrance ticket and then we drove out to line up to enter Kruger National Park!!! The park opens at 6 am and sunrise at around 6:30 am so we were hoping to find an open field to wait for the… Read More South Africa – Kruger National Park Self Drive
African safari always gives me an impression of expensive and far-reached bucket list destination from all those National Geographic and travel magazines. I never even think to start to plan for such a trip until one of my coworkers went on a South Africa safari trip last year. I heard stories of how expensive and… Read More South Africa safari – we didn’t know what to expect and it was awesome!