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Top 5 National Parks for Wildlife Spotting in South Africa

Posted on Fri August 29, 2014.

If you’re backpacking in South Africa then some serious wildlife spotting probably features high up on your to-do list. Africa’s wildlife is some of the most impressive in the world and seeing lions, elephants, monkeys and rhinos in the wild is a once in a lifetime experience for many people. There are plenty of national parks just waiting to be explored in South Africa, here are five of our favourites.

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Tips for a good night’s sleep whilst backpacking

Posted on Mon August 18, 2014.

A long day backpacking can be exhausting, so it’s important to make sure that you’re getting a good night’s sleep in between each new adventure to keep you feeling bright-eyed and bushy-tailed throughout your travels.
Because backpackers don’t usually get to stay in 5-star luxury it’s important to be prepared in order to ensure you sleep soundly.

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What not to do when travelling

Posted on Mon July 7, 2014.

We’ve given lots of tips for first time travellers here on the blog. What they should do when packing, apps to download, items to take. But we haven’t really looked at what you shouldn’t do whilst on the road. So, to make sure you don’t make any really common mistakes we’ve thrown together a list of things NOT to do while travelling!

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The best 5 things to do and see in Johannesburg

Posted on Thu June 26, 2014.

If you’re visiting us here at 2 B Happy for the first time you’ll want to know a little about the city before you arrive. You’re going to want to make the most of your visit after all. That’s why we’ve decided to list 5 of the best things to do within your first week here. Remember though, there’s plenty to do and see here in Jo’burg. Far too much to list here. This is just a quick reference point to get you started.

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The top 4 apps you need when travelling

Posted on Mon June 16, 2014.

Travelling used to be hard work. You’d need to pack all sorts of gear to find your way around, learn the language, figure out the taxi system. But now, everything you need is one place. Your smartphone. But it can be hard to figure which apps are the best and most useful for your backpacking adventure. So to help we’ve listed the best apps for anyone who’s hitting the road this year.

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