Open Africa in partnership with Lowe Cape Town challenged five bloggers to do travel differently. The plan was simple: Get five bloggers who write about a variety of topics - from fashion and lifestyle to travel and cats - and send them on a mystery trip somewhere in Southern Africa to document their experiences. Each blogger had a unique audience and rose to the challenge with nothing more than an empty suitcase and an open mind.
Read more about how they did travel differently.
As creatures of habit most of us prefer to stick to what we know. Change is never easy but by taking a step out of our comfort zone we get to see parts of ourselves we never knew existed. Travel is no different. Exploring unknown destinations, especially those off the beaten track, can be scary but it’s always worthwhile. Meeting locals, learning from them and having authentic experiences is guaranteed to change your life.
Read more about 5 ways to meet locals when you travel.
Open Africa is different. We’re a social enterprise and our mission is to support travellers, businesses and donor partners in rural Southern Africa. We thought it time to look again at what we could be doing better for our stakeholders.
Read more about our new website.