Johannesburg city guide

Johannesburg city guide
The more you know about Johannesburg the less appealing it gets. Not that it’s very appealing at first sight (or the second). The city is humongous; near impossible to explore without a car. That’s to be expected from a metropolis inhabited by over 5 million people. Let’s address the elephant in the room, though. Is it safe? Everyone is trying to sell “Joburg” as the friendliest city on earth. They’ll tell you that people are the warmest and most welcoming towards tourists. The same guys will tell you you need to take an Uber to the convenience store around the corner. Walking half a mile in broad daylight is not 100% safe here. Naturally, there are safe and unsafe districts like everywhere else. You will see tourists walking around, sure, but usually accompanied by local guide...
Johannesburg city guide

Cape Town city guide

Cape Town city guide
Cape Town has always reminded me of a Latin phrase that stuck with me since my high school days. "Per Aspera ad Astra" means "through thorns to the stars" and I think it best describes this city. As most settlements in the region, Cape Town started out as a humble trade post; a stop on the way to the Orient and back. The Dutch have planted a tiny seed in 1652 and they couldn't begin to imagine what it'd bloom into. They brought European flora with them, like grapes which made Cape Town a famous destination for wine lovers. It wasn't either fast or easy at first, as they didn't have many workers. What do you do when you're far away from home and you need labor done? You enslave people. At least they did back then it was a popular mindset among the colonial nations. So began the influx of wo...
Cape Town city guide
© 2021 City Love Companions
Terms & Conditions Advertising Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Disclaimer
We acceptVisa, MasterCard, Maestro, iDeal