Going on a safari is a must-do for any visitor to South Africa, whether you’re just traveling or living there as an expat. However, booking a game lodge for your first safari can be quite daunting. How to pick from the many places on offer? Where should one go first? Is it safe everywhere, and how about malaria? Where can you find the best deals?
South Africa is a vast country that is nevertheless equipped with an excellent network of roads. Public transport is very limited, particularly in and around Johannesburg, so having a car to get you to and from work and your children to school is more or less essential.