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  • Playing Football in Cape Town: The Aftermath of the 2010 World Cup

    It’s always exciting to begin a new year – and, as a Londoner, 2012 is all the more auspicious, as the Olympics arrive in our fair city this summer. Billions of pounds of investment have gone into regenerating London’s East End rust-belt, transforming chemical-stained land into a gleaming athlete’s village. But what’s going to be [...]

  • Food in South Africa

    South African cuisine has a wide variety of influences. There is the typical food of the African communities. There is the Dutch and English influence, spread by the Afrikaaners and English who inhabit the country. There is an Indian influence, especially around Durban. A Cape Malay influence is particularly noted around Cape Town. This makes [...]

  • Study Language in South Africa

    South Africa has 11 official languages: English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Zulu, Ndebele, Sotho, Northern Sotho, Swazi, Tswana, Tsonga and Venda. There are also more indigenous languages that are not included in the 11. So you have a good selection of languages to study when you go to South Africa. First hand accounts of studying language in [...]

  • 340 Travel Photos

    SOSUA, Dominican Republic-We are back to publishing 50 photos a day on Vagabond Journey.com. The following are links to new travel photos from Chaya’s pre-Vagabond Journey travels. They encompass her travels in South Africa, Thailand, and Ecuador and are displayed on pages of 10 photos each.

  • Photos from South Africa

    The following pictures are from South Africa. They were mostly taken during the spring of 2008 by Chaya Shepard, who was studying in Durban and working in a multicultural school. Photos from South Africa Rhinos, Giraffes, Elephants, South Africa Wildlife South Africa Giraffes in South Africa Antelope Herds in South Africa Oribi Gorge in South [...]

  • South Africa Travel Guide

    Use this guide to help you prepare for your travels to South Africa. Below are topics and categories that are important for travelers going to South Africa. Browse the topics and submit links, comments, ideas, and information wherever you can to assist other travelers in South Africa. Map of South Africa Travel Report for South [...]