Sara Essop

1,042 Flips | 16 Magazines | 7 Likes | 20 Following | 36 Followers | @SaraEssop | I am a travel blogger and writer based in Johannesburg, South Africa and I blog at “In Africa and Beyond” My blog is about travel, events and experiences around the world. It aims to inspire others to travel and explore. l especially love showcasing my beautiful country. Visit my blog at http://inafricaandbeyond.com .

A Guide to Visiting Negros Oriental’s Twin Crater Lakes: Lake Balinsasayao and Lake Danao

Have you ever been to a place wherein you did not expect much prior to the trip but when you were there it amazed you?<p>Well, that’s what exactly …

Sea Level

Things to Do in the Triangle, North Carolina - The Bucket List Project

When thinking of the Research Triangle (also known as the Triangle) in North Carolina, it isn’t always a must-see destination for travelers. However, …

Ziplining

Leave No Corner.. Travel The World

El Nido looks like it’s been plucked off a Hollywood movie poster and planted in front of your eyes....<p>Often attributed as the ‘Scotland of India’, …

Travel

Travellers’ Tales – Meet Sarah from Travel Breathe Repeat - In Africa and Beyond | Africa travel , Family travel

I created the “Travellers’ Tales” section to give other travellers an opportunity to talk about their travels. Today I would like to introduce you to …

New Zealand

Create Your Own Copenhagen Food Tour with these Amazing Eateries

Some Epic Restaurants to Add to Your Copenhagen Food Tours List<p><b>Hello!</b><p>Welcome to the whimsical world of the DIY (do it yourself) Copenhagen food</b> …

European Travel

6 Things To Do in Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn, the Estonian capital, is a small city with a lot of fun and interesting things to discover.<p>You will most probably visit the old town of …

European Travel

Gluten-Free Guide to Costa Rica

Generally speaking, Costa Rica is a pretty safe place for those on a gluten-free diet. Traditional cuisine in Latin America is based on rice, corn, …

Costa Rica

20 Cheap Places to Eat in New York City

(Manhattan and Brooklyn, to be specific!)<p>When you think of New York City, “cheap” probably isn’t the first word that comes to mind. As far as cities …

East Village

The Country Files: How to Spend a Weekend Away in Daylesford

<i>Autumn colours during golden hour in Daylesford, Victoria.</i><p>If you’re Melbourne-based (or visiting) and you quite fancy leaving the city, a Daylesford …

Café

Be An Adventure Seeker While Traveling … I DARE YOU

Adventure Travel: Adventure Seeker Sky jumping in New ZealandNew Zealand is a place rife with adrenaline junkie attractions – mountain climbing, …

Family Travel

Top Ten Highlights of Namibia

If you’re the type of person who is attracted to places big on space and low on crowds, then Namibia will be right up your alley. It is the second …

Hiking

A 5-Day Itinerary On How To Maximise Your Ilocos Tour with Manila Day Trips in the Philippines

Ilocos has never been on my bucketlist. I’ve always imagined it to be a tedious trip because of its location.<p>For those who do not know, <b>Ilocos is</b> …

Asia

Vientiane Itineraries: Praying for a Better Tomorrow (Eastern Circuit)

As Buddhism plays a pivotal role in the society of Laos, it is not surprising to be able to spot numerous temples scattered all over the heart of …

What animals to expect in Kenya wildlife safari - A photo gallery

Who doesn’t have African safari holiday on their a bucket list?! When my husband announced that he had to travel to Kenya for work, my dreams of …

Wildlife

5 Things You Must Do in Barcelona

Barcelona is definitely one of my top 5 favorite cities in Europe. I have been there three times and plan to return again, if you have a few days to …

Walking Tours

The Best Afternoon Tea Bus London Has To Offer

A Delicious Ride On B Bakery’s Afternoon Tea Bus Tour<p>I know what you’re thinking. An afternoon tea bus in London? What better way to combine two …

England

How to Plan a Perfect Alabama Beach Vacation

When you think about where to go for a beach vacation, southern California and Florida seem to be the iconic destinations in America. Unbeknownst to …

Beaches

Vang Vieng Experiences: Hiking to a Secret Viewpoint

Blessed with a plethora of picturesque natural landscapes in every direction of this little town of Vang Vieng, it is not surprising that numerous …

My first Airbnb experience

Airbnb was founded in 2008. Its popularity has been snowballing over the years since then. However, I had been shying away from using the portal …

Family Travel

Top Things To Do In Rio De Janeiro

<i>“I woke up and, in Rio’s fall, the sea, the sky, the sun and mountain were fighting over which one was the most beautiful”.</i> Millor Fernandes, …

Brazil

Famous Fountains Around the World

With Spring time present what can be more relaxing than enjoying a leisurely stroll around a beautiful fountain? Without a doubt, one of the best …

European Travel

Secret Eastern Europe Travel itinerary Locations

10 Stunning and Totally Secret Places that You NEED to Add to Your Eastern Europe Travel Itinerary<p>Why haven’t I created an Eastern Europe travel …

Europe

Vang Vieng Itineraries: Venturing into the Wilderness (Western Circuit)

Oftentimes dubbed as the epitome of picturesque natural landscapes in the Laotian countryside, Vang Vieng is home to numerous natural attractions and …

Okonjima and the AfriCat Foundation

<i>Why does man destroy that which he does not understand? When we destroy in ignorance, we reap the unexpected . . . It is only through education, that</i> …

Wildlife

2018 Festivals Playlist (01) by Simone - Festival days are coming!

When my wife told me:<p><b>« Hey you, write an article about festivals, Coachella is coming and you should create a playlist and write about it”</b><p>…yes, she …

Festivals

Ultimate Mount Pulag, Philippines Trek Packing List for Beginners

I know a lot of people have taken an interest on hiking mountains and national parks around the world. <b>The feeling of completing the hike, being up</b> …

Backpacking

How to apply for a passport online

<b>For updates on the How to apply for a passport online process, be sure to enter your email address here. Don’t forget to click on the confirmation</b> …

Identity Theft

Things to do in Mauritius: Visit and lunch at the tea plantations of Bois Chéri

After the Domaine des Aubineaux, the tea plantations are the <b>second stop of the tea route</b> in Mauritius.<p>Bois Chéri is located in the southern part of …

Tea

Best place to stay in Kuta

Eager for the relaxation to begin, we got to the airport early and boarded our flight, arriving at our resort in Bali before lunch. That is one of …

Asia Travel