Knysna vs Plettenberg Bay – the lowdown

Posted on March 29, 2017 by - Africa FAQs

Many visitors to the Garden Route like to stay at two different places along the way. It is however, rather unlikely to stay at both Knysna and Plett, as these two towns are a mere 30kms apart. So how do you choose between them?

Much of the decision is down to personal choice as each has a different appeal. In this article we give you the ins and outs of Knysna vs Plettenberg Bay …

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Victoria Falls vs Livingstone ? Choosing between the Zambia or Zimbabwe sides

Posted on February 15, 2017 by - Africa FAQs

You may wonder if there is a big difference between staying on the Zambian or Zimbabwean side of the Victoria Falls; i.e. the towns of Victoria Falls vs Livingstone? With a whopping 75% of the Victoria Falls seen from Zimbabwe, and 16 different viewpoints bisecting the rainforest, you’d think it’s an obvious choice. Well yes, at certain times of the year it may well be. But there are a number of pluses for both sides to check out before your decision.

 

Victoria Falls Hotels, bridge at Victoria Falls vs Livingstone

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What are the best beaches in Mauritius?

Posted on November 19, 2016 by - Africa FAQs

Best beaches in Mauritius - Le-Prince-Maurice-Beach-Couple

All can agree that Mauritius makes for a great beach holiday destination. But there’s remarkably little consensus about which are the best beaches in Mauritius as so many subjective factors come into play.

Some criteria are very specific. The very best spot for windsurfing and kite-surfing is Le Morne in the south-west. However most visitors are looking for a broader appeal. Many favour the mile-long stretch of white sand at Flic-en-flac on the west coast. This region has remained in vogue for decades. The deep lagoon makes it good for swimming, diving and snorkelling. And the west coast is protected from the summer trade winds.

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