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South Africa (Joburg & Capetown)

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Top Ten Travel Tips
1. Accommodations: Melrose Arch, Fire & Ice in Sandton, Icon Suites, Waterfront Capetown, b&b’s
2. Arts & culture (music, galleries, festivals, ruins, historical tours): Maboneng art galleries, Apartheid/Soweto tour, Cave where Homo naledi was discovered, Afro Jazz & Soul Picnic, The Arnold Classic, Robbin Island Tour
3. Back to nature: Pilaensburg National Park, Aquila Private Reserve, Penguins Park, Cape of Good Hope, Boschendal Vineyard
4. Cheap eats/Fine dining: Fruit stands, Tashas restaurant, Sakhmuzi restaurant, Quay Four restaurant
5. Comic relief: Watching the locals trek Table Mountain vs. the tourist
6. Good people watching: Capetown: Camps Bay Strip, Long Street (Capetown), Joburg: Mandela Mall
7. Health & safety tip: only drink filtered water, check vaccination requirements, travel with yellow immunization (HARD COPY ) especially traveling from East or West Africa
8. Magical moment, quintessential travel moment: Cape of Good Hope, Table Mountain, Nelson Mandela House
9. Salons/spas: Mandela Mall, hotel spas in Sandton, Capetown hotel spas
10. Shopping: (Joburg) Soweto market, Sylvia’s Night Market, farmers market, Mandela Mall, Melrose Arch Mall

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