For the average Nigerian, South Africa is an aspirational place to visit and a home away from home. As paradoxical as it sounds, this is only so because South African tourism has made strategic plans in making Nigerians want to travel to South Africa and feel welcome in the Republic.
Before my first visit here, I knew of Johannesburg; I knew about Cape Town and I wanted to climb the mountain so bad and take pictures just like all the images I’ve seen on Instagram.
So what do you do when you have 10 days in South Africa and Johannesburg is just a stop in your trip and Capetown isn’t even on the list? I’d tell you, you do everything and anything!
Pretoria is to South Africa what Abuja is to Nigeria, it is calm and still has its hands on the pulse of things. When in Pretoria, you can visit the Union Buildings and high five with the Nelson Mandela statue if you get your angles right. For accommodation, The Regency Apartment Hotel is a cost-effective place to…