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Where to stay and what to do in Cape Town? Cape Town is one of those city where you will want to come back to after your first visit! This guide will provide you with a few ideas of what to do in Cape Town and where to stay.

Where to stay and what to do in Cape Town?

Cape Town is one of those city where you will want to come back to after your first visit so don't worry if you don't get to all the things I'm going to write about. I'm quite sure we will see you again. Plan your trip to South Africa Need data for your trip to South Africa? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Cape Town: The beautiful Constantia Wine Farms you need to visit Cape Town Adventure & Sunset Guide Best places to stay in Cape Town Cape Town has a wide variety of accommodation on offer. It varies from great backpackers like [email protected] in Greenpoint to the most…

How to travel Russia on a budget

Russia is a massive country with a lot to do and to see and it’s not as expensive as many thinks even Moscow, widely known as a very expensive city, you can travel on a budget of 20USD per day if you stay in a hostel, use public transport, cook for yourself and don’t go out too much. Transport in Russia In the cities and towns public transport works quite good you can get around, commute between airports and railway stations by buses or trains. In the big cities like Moscow or St.Petersburg the best option to move around is metro, it’s safe, cheap and connects the main tourists attractions with train and bus stations. Though it can get quite crowded in rush hours; 7-9am and 6-7pm. Distances in Russia are huge especially if you want to explore more than just European part of the country. The best budget way to…
Must-Take Instagram Pictures on Any African Holiday

Must-Take Instagram Pictures on Any African Holiday

If there is one place in the world that is incredibly photogenic, it’s the continent of Africa. Photographers feast on the breath-taking sights and the unique occurrences, that have a way of transforming even the simplest shots, into a masterpiece. As we know, in this day and age - where we’re living in a digital world- the best way to document our unique encounters, is by posting the finished product on social media. The most well known platform for sharing photos is, of course, Instagram. Most travel bloggers stick to Instagram, especially when their main objective is to reach a grand scope of like-minded individuals, who take interest in what they’re sharing. Scrolling through the app leaves most of us in awe, and perhaps a little green with envy - because their shots are always spectacular and, of course, Instagram-worthy. This means they’ve managed to capture the perfect shot of…
Budget guide for Namibia

Budget guide for Namibia

Namibia is an amazing country to travel though to do it on a budget can be quite tricky. The best way to explore Namibia is by doing a road trip with a rental car but it’ll cost you quite a bit. Even to drive with your own car is expensive due to large distances between places, here petrol is your main expense. Plan your trip to Namibia Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Namibia:  Camping in Namibia with Kids  Moving around the country Rent a car in Namibia Most tourists rent big 4x4 vehicles with roof-top tents on mainly for safaris this…
Top Tips for Budget Travel in Europe. For many people, it’s hard to really experience Europe because they’re on a tight budget. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can save money while traveling so you don’t have to miss anything!

Top Tips for Budget Travel in Europe

When it comes to traveling to Europe, there are so many things to see and do. However, for many people, it’s hard to really experience Europe because they’re on a tight budget. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can save money while traveling so you don’t have to miss anything! Plan your trip to Europe Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Further Reading:  27 Budget and free things to do in Copenhagen 15 of the most beautiful towns in Europe Best Backpack for Europe Go in the Off-Season No matter where you’re going in Europe, the high season is summer. During this…
7 Adventures to Be Had in The Scottish Highlands. If you want an adventure, breathe some fresh air and unwind, head to the Scottish Highlands. This is one of the most spectacular sceneries around the UK. They have everything you want, from mountains, to the coastline, and some deep beautiful lochs (and yes, Loch Ness is in the Highlands). You can even enjoy some of the best whisky in the world when you visit.

7 Adventures to Be Had in The Scottish Highlands

If you want an adventure,  breathe some fresh air and unwind, head to the Scottish Highlands. This is one of the most spectacular sceneries around the UK. They have everything you want, from mountains, to the coastline, and some deep beautiful lochs (and yes, Loch Ness is in the Highlands). You can even enjoy some of the best whisky in the world when you visit.   Plan your trip to Scotland Need data for your trip to Scotland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Check out Rabbie's small group tours of the UK and Ireland - I have used them several times and LOVE the drivers and tours (no, they aren't paying me to say this haha!)! Read more on Scotland: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise…
Where to Stay in Cape Town including Cheap Accommodation Options. With such an influx of large scale tourism, it can get difficult to decide exactly where to stay in Cape Town and find cheap accomodations in Cape Town can be difficult!.

Where to Stay in Cape Town including Cheap Accommodation Options

Cape Town is a wonderful port city in the South Western coast of South Africa which attracts a lot of visitors. Cape Town tourism has grown each and every day. With such an influx of large scale tourism, it can get difficult to decide exactly where to stay in Cape Town and find cheap accomodations in Cape Town can be difficult!. Where to stay in Cape Town Popular areas with Active Nightlife Cape Town City Centre Cape Town Central Business District (CBD) is the lower half of the city and stretches from the Cape Town Convention Centre all the way up to the Company Gardens. There are three major street which encapsulates CBD are Long Street, Bree Street and Adderly Street and are quite popular among locals and visitors for both business as well as parties. The area is loaded with some amazing and varied coffee bars, restaurants, craft markets and…
Kruger National Park

A Glance Inside Kruger National Park, South Africa

Sprawling over an area of around 20,000 sq. km., Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa. The national park is home to over 500 bird species and 147 species of large mammals. Kruger is also home to the Big Five game animals, the African elephant, African lion, rhinoceros, cape buffalo and African leopard. Watching the varied flora and fauna thriving in their natural habitat is a sight to behold, which is why you must make sure the itinerary includes a visit to the park, when buying a South Africa tour package. Inside Kruger, there are many self-drives. When in Kruger, opt for these self-drives to get up close and personal with fauna thriving in the region. To help you plan better, the post lists some of the best self-drives with the most number of animal sightings. Take a look. Read more on South Africa: Your…

A Day at Universal Studio Japan – Photo Blog!

Let me take you through my day at Universal Studio Japan - I had such a busy full on day but I had sooooo much fun! I cant wait to go back again during a different season to check out the different rides and wacky food! San Francisco Halloween Market (full of food and games) Minion World! The Parade at Universal Studio Japan! Harry Potter World! Zombies Loose in Universal Studios Japan! SaveSave SaveSave
Top Beaches in Southern Africa

The Best Beaches in Southern Africa

When you first visit South Africa, be prepared to be knocked off your feet by the diversity of culture, the strength of the nation overcoming its past, and the general air of rebirth visible on every corner. The thing that takes most people’s breath away however,  is the incredibly striking and diverse landscapes. Wherever you look, the scenery is simply transcendent, from the Kalahari desert, to Cape Town’s Table Mountain and the rugged Wild Coast. Surrounded by the Indian and the Atlantic Oceans, South Africa boasts some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world. In no particular order, here are some of our favorites. Read more on South Africa: A Glance Inside Kruger National Park, South Africa Your Quick Fire Guide To South Africa Sun City, South Africa – A One-Stop Travel Destination Where to Stay in Cape Town including Cheap Accommodation Options These Incredible Animal Encounters Should Be…