Foreign visitors are not safe in South Africa – Dutch tourist family holiday ends in nightmare after attack & hijacking in Lowveld area
A family of three Dutch tourists were hijacked near their home on Monday night.4 They were later rescued by foresters where they wandered in a plantation between Sabie and Hazyview.
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A study of the world’s most dangerous tourist countries for women traveling alone reveals the good, the bad, the ugly and then all three in one at the top of the list, or rather bottom: South Africa, which stands out head and shoulders above countries like Brazil, Mexico, Iran, Morocco,…
South Africans can now visit 99 countries visa-free or with a visa-on-arrival, according to the latest Henley Passport Index
This latest ranking of passport power and global mobility – which is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) – shows that overall, African states continue to fare poorly, although there have been some recent positive changes as more countries on the continent relax their visa policies.
Do you find yourself thinking for days on end about things you will need on the trip and telling yourself “I must remember to pack that”? Have you arrived and discovered “oops I should have packed that”? There is a simple solution and it works, especially if it’s keeping you up at night before the trip – write it down. Yes, make a list, add to it whenever you have an idea that I must pack this, and take it with you. When you get there and think I should have, add it to that list and keep it in one of those pockets in your favourite bag or case so next time, you won’t forget. When you are doing that last-minute dash instead of running around in circles you can check your list and feel far more at ease and only have to deal with the excitement or nerves of the trip itself.