Travelling South Africa

South Africa boasts some of the best climate in the world, not to mention wildlife, bush and coastal scenery, mountains, rivers and dams. Here are some thoughts and ideas to help you get the best out of your travels in our beautiful country.

Parents travelling in and out of South Africa with their children

From 1 June 2015, the Department of Home Affairs in South Africa will require all passengers under 18 to travel with an Unabridged Birth Certificate. This is being done to curb human trafficking.

Under the new law, all minors under the age of 18 years will be required to produce, in addition to their passport, an Unabridged Birth Certificate (showing the particulars of both parents) when exiting and entering South African ports of entry. [...]

Everything you need to know about sun screen

Although experts disagree on which products are safe, they all agree that we should be slathering on some type of product when you can’t avoid the sun.

But it gets tricky when it comes to figuring out which to pick. With ever more products available, and with contradictory reports on safety, navigating the sunscreen aisle can be tricky. [...]