South Africa is situated on the southern most tip of Africa. It is made up of nine provinces. Popular travel destinations in the country include visiting Table Mountain and Robben Island in the Western Cape, Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga and chilling on the beaches in KwaZulu Natal. South Africa is made up of roughly 58 million people. 



South Africa has three capitals. Pretoria is the executive capital. Cape Town is the legislative capital and Bloemfontein is the judicial capital.


South Africa’s currency is the Rand (ZAR).


There are eleven (11) official languages in South Africa. These are English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Venda, Tsonga, Tswana, Northern Sotho, Southern Sotho, Ndebele and Swati. English is commonly spoken around the country. 


Cape Town

The Roaming Taster is a blog about travel and food. It aims to inspire exploration of South Africa and abroad. It showcases the beauty the world has to offer through easy guides, itineraries and recommendations relating to travel and food.

In South Africa, you can easily cross off multiple adventures , from game drives and sightseeing the Big Five, to other historia experiences. Here you will find all my travel recommendations and guides to help you navigate and plan your next trip.  


Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve  


8 Things to do on your First Trip to Cape Town

6 Things to do in Hartbeespoort 


Pilanesberg National Park

Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge

Tala Game Reserve

Dinokeng Game Reserve Guide

Irene Dairy Farm 

5 Things to do at the Spice Route 

Nirox Sculpture Park

A Guide to the V&A Waterfront restaurants 

Ganico Organic Estate

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