Travelling to Africa? An Overview of when to go where!

    By Cameron | July 3, 2017

    No matter when you travel with Nomad to Southern or East Africa, you can be guaranteed that there will be countless new places and faces to discover. You will be amazed and blown away by the beauty of the landscapes, the generosity of the people and the unpredictability of the wild animals. But, as you put your travel calendar together for 2017/2018, you may like a little guidance regarding when to go where and the… … Read More »

    Botswana to Introduce Tourism Development Levy "TDL"

    By 18600845351 | May 9, 2017

      The Ministry of Environment Natural Resources’ Conservation and Tourism through the Botswana Tourism Organisation has announced the introduction of an obligatory Tourism Development Levy (TDL), payable at all ports of entry including airports and border posts, starting 1st June 2017. The objective of the Levy is to raise funds for conservation and national tourism development in order to support the growth of the industry and broaden the tourism base, resultantly improving the lives of the people… … Read More »

    10 Foods to Enjoy in Streets of South Africa

    By a | January 25, 2017

    10 Foods to Enjoy in Streets of South Africa The Republic of South Africa as the name suggests is a southern African country located at the tip of the African Peninsula. It also has a coastline that stretches from the Atlantic Ocean starting from Cape Point and 2,789 kilometers towards the Indian Ocean. Being the melting pot of cultures South Africa has an extensively varied cuisine and is nicknamed as the ‘Rainbow Cuisine’, due to… … Read More »

    2017 Brochure Launch

    By Cameron | October 21, 2016

    2017 Brochure Launch We officially launched our 2017 Brochure last night, 20 October 2016, and it was a massive success! We’d like to thank everyone who attended as well as our whole team who made this evening possible. We are looking forward to 2017, many more tours and memories in Africa! A special thanks to Nkambeni, Kudu Ridge, African Eagle and Tsogo Sun for sponsoring the prizes for our Brochure Launch and a massive congratulations to the winners! A warm… … Read More »

    African National Penguin Awareness Day

    By Cameron | October 13, 2016

    African National Penguin Awareness Day On 8 October 2016, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) and South African National Parks (SANParks) celebrated African Penguin Awareness Day by releasing 13 rehabilitated African penguins and hosting an unique Penguin Festival at Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town. On Saturday morning at 10h00, a large expectant crowd gathered at Seaforth Beach to witness the release of 13 African penguins back into the wild. All of… … Read More »

    Mandela Day - A better world for all

    By 18600845351 | July 25, 2016

    Mandela Day - A better world for all Mandela Day is a special day not only celebrated in Africa, but globally among the people that follow in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela and strive for a better world for all who live in it. Mandela Day started in 2010 and has ever since been celebrated on the 18th of July, the birthday of Nelson Mandela. In total, Nelson Mandela spent 67 years, fighting for social justice. To honor… … Read More »

    Great Wildebeest Migration

    By 18600845351 | June 29, 2016

    Great Wildebeest Migration   During July to October, over two million animals migrate from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the greener pastures of the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. No where on earth will you witness such an immense movement such as the wildebeest migration. While taking in two different countries, the wildebeest make time for birthing, courting and mating on the way - while trying to survive crocodile infested waters and… … Read More »

    Africa’s Guinness World Records #5

    By 18600845351 | June 28, 2016

    Africa's Guinness World Records #5 World’s most official languages (country) Learning a new language is always a challenge. However, the easiest way to pick up a new language is by growing up in an environment where you can directly pick-up the second language, or to get taught the new language at school. Now, imagine living in a country with 16 official languages, all spoken in the area you would live. Residents of Zimbabwe are especially… … Read More »

    I'm Back! - Faye Anderson Blog #5

    By 18600845351 | June 28, 2016

    I'm Back - Faye Anderson Blog #5 It is the early hours of the morning and I am heading for the airport for my return to South Africa. But before that, I go back 2 months to when I was preparing for this trip. Firstly I needed to get a new passport, then check if any visas or vaccinations were required and of course, think about what I may still need to purchase for the trip.… … Read More »

    June Solstice - A celebration for everyone!

    By 18600845351 | June 28, 2016

    June Solstice - A celebration for everyone! The 21st is an exciting day that not too many people are aware of. It is an event that happens twice a year in June and December, at the exact same time all over the world. A moment we can share and celebrate with the entire world as one big nation. This event is called the Solstice.   The name Solstice is derived from the latin name 'Solstitium', which… … Read More »