Cape Town is unlike any other city. With its controversial history and culture it has an edgy vibe that attracts, enthrals and divides in equal measure.
It's not always easy following your travel dreams in the modern world, but Caitlin Graaf found the answer to all her worries in wine - and not at the bottom of a bottle.
This backpacker spent three months of her gap year in South Africa, working with rhinos at a national park called Lapalala, and in this article she tells us about her experiences.
On an incredible gap year to South Africa, James Cook worked as Conservation Game Ranger to get closer to the action and the wildlife of the South African outback.
Anita wanted something incredible to do on her gap year so volunteered in Peru and South Africa with Projects Abroad. It was one of the best things she's ever done. Read all about it!
Monica tells us about the highlights from her whistle-stop tour of South Africa, from shark cage diving to safaris to visiting a township in Soweto.
South Africa is an awesome travel destination. The backpacker trail is well established and thoroughly worn, but there’re also plenty of gap year opportunities.
We realise travelling to South Africa can be a little confusing at times. So we've interviewed an expert on the country to try and make things a little easier for you.
Volunteering on your gap year is a great way to make it feel worthwhile, and Gillian McNicoll spent her time working in a local hospital in South Africa.
I live in Tanzania and run an overland company, so I know my subject well, and trust me when I say this is one of the best ways to explore Africa!