Located right in the heart of the acclaimed Cape Winelands (a highlight for any traveler in its own right; you could plan an entire holiday around food and wine alone), the picturesque town of Stellenbosch, set among the vast green valleys and towering mountains is regarded as one of
South Africa is blessed with near-perfect weather all through the year, but the best time to travel would depend on the specific experience a traveler wishes to enjoy, said experiences ranging from thrilling game-viewing expeditions (aka safaris) to lazing around in the big cities (Cape Town, Jo'Burg, Durban) and the surrounding winelands, or going for
Regarded as one of Africa's prominent adventure destinations, Victoria Falls (also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya, translated as "the smoke that thunders") is also one of the world's most dazzling spectacles. Acting as a natural border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, this African masterpiece was discovered by British explorer David Livingstone in 1855. Victoria Falls attracts adventure tourists of all descriptions through its vast array of exciting activities ranging from helicopter rides to peeking over its edge from the Devil's Pool.
Not just limited to picturesque landscapes and prolific wildlife, South Africa has a way more delectable highlight up in its sleeve to charm its visitors - its vineyards. With brilliant wineries producing exemplary (and award-winning) wines at affordable prices, South Africa easily makes it to the list of top 10 wine producing countries in the world.
If you have time to spare, you might plan an Iceland trip in a way that will include a lay-over at the Thingvellir National Park. Opened in 1930, the park has been named a World Heritage Site, with good reason: its glorious history dates back to the end of the first millennium, and it has a story to tell through its rich geography as well.