Author: Carla Lewis

Carla Lewis is an award-winning South African travel journalist and blogger with more than 10 years experience in the travel writing industry. She works as a staff writer and editor at Media24 (Africa’s leading publishing group) and she’s also the editor of, an Afrikaans travel blog. Carla could barely reach the car’s handle when her parent’s whisked her away on her first African road trip, to the northern part of Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa. She got her first African passport stamp aged six visiting neighboring Namibia. Ever since she’s been exploring southern and east Africa; tracking lions in South Luangwa in Zambia, trekking over dunes in Namibia and dodging hyaenas at the ablution blocks at the Mana Pools in Zimbabwe

5 things you should know when planning a South African road trip

Klein Karoo along a South African Road Trip

For many Westerners, a South African road trip is a bucket list journey they need to check off, but it may seem prohibitively expensive, or even a bit dangerous. However, with the strong dollar/rand exchange, and a proper plan, it may be one of the best vacation values for money....

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