Travelling is indeed a delightful experience where you likely will be exposed to different cultures. South Africa is a wonderful travel destination. If you really want to have a great time while you are there, you need to become aquatinted with their laws and tradition. Also, you need to do some research to learn a thing or two about the locals or better still; you can hire someone who will put you in the right direction from time to time.
In this article, we are going to be looking at a couple of things you should never do while in South Africa.
Where are the wild animals?
South Africa is a country that has a vast array of amazing wildlife. But you are not going to see them on the streets or walkways. There are certain places, designed to house these majestic creatures. If you want to see some of the wonderful wild animals in South Africa, you have to visit a national park.
Never forget to tip
Before leaving a restaurant or bar in South Africa, leave a tip with the person who attended to you. Tipping is an excellent way to show your appreciation for the services you received.
Don’t do things that will make you stand out. Always try to blend in with the locals. While exploring, you don’t need to wear expensive clothes or gadget. All your valuables should be kept out of sight at all times. If you rented a car, ensure that it is locked at all time and remove your valuables from the seats and other visible areas.
Never touch or feed the animals
You are likely going to see some wonderful animal in some national parks in South Africa. That said, one thing you need to keep in mind is that most of the animals you are going to see are wild. So, touching them is not really a good idea. It is not wise to feed the wildlife because you might make them become dependent on human food. Also, the food you feed them with might affect them negatively.
Always wear a sunscreen and a hat when you are going out. The sun is very harsh in South Africa. Even the locals take measures to protect themselves from the blazing heat of the sun.
Applying the tips in this article will make your trip go smoothly. And you are going to go home with wonderful memories that will linger in your mind for years to come.