We have a passion for local travel  destinations, explorers and adventure seekers. We find our love for local nomads and travel spots stemming from our route in South Africa as a local brand. Our love for local is not only because we are South African but because we have basked in the beauty of everything Africa offers. Travelling doesn’t have to be a pricey affair, when you can be a tourist in your own country. Adventure awaits on the African Horizon, through the bountiful mountains and in the shores of the coast. There’s no need to board a plane with all these frontiers that lie almost on your door step. What is your favorite local destination? Tag us #localiszappa , we would love to see where your adventure lies.


Meet our local wanderers , explorer, thrill seekers and storytellers who are exploring South Africa one destination  at a time. Bringing you travel hacks , budget tips and showcasing hidden travel treasure troves that will ignite your soul.

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Local Bucket List

In honour of all our adventurers, here are a few region specific suggestions to ensure you don’t fall into a boredom hole!

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10 Top Haunted Places

South Africa is rich in ghost stories and haunted places. For those who can’t resist the urge to have their skin crawling and hairs standing, check out these Top 10 Haunted Places in South Africa and feed your horror curiosity this halloween. Perhaps even pay a visit… if you dare

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Why is local travel so special in South Africa

When it comes to travelling across South Africa, I am definitely a veteran, which I regard as an incredible honour. Although I was born in Namibia, I have lived in the Rainbow Nation my entire life. It is my home, I love it here and I want to see as much as possible. This drive to explore my country makes me reflect on an important matter though. The age of content creation has brought a new dimension on what travel means to us, especially via platforms such as Instagram, YouTube and Facebook.

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Travel Hacks

Within reasonable bounds, I have always been a big advocate for embracing the fact that mistakes happen and that they are a necessity to life that you need to learn how to turn into a positive. Through the last couple of years I have also learnt how to apply this ethic to my travels. Many mistakes were made on my part, which is why I am super excited to share a few tips and hacks so that you don’t have to make them.

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