City breaks to Johannesburg
South Africa is attracting increased attention as a travel destination and its capital city is no exception. Johannesburg, also known as Jozi, is a city where many travellers enter the country and stop off before continuing on to popular destinations such as Cape Town or the Kruger National Park. But Johannesburg offers its own special attractions and style. Founded in 1886, Johannesburg is a relatively new city but is growing rapidly. It has some of South Africa’s tallest buildings but city breaks to Johannesburg will also include seeing many lovely gardens and parks. It is actually one of the world’s greenest cities. Johannesburg city breaks should definitely include visiting its many wonderful museums. The Apartheid Museum, Museum Africa and Mandela Museum are some that you won’t want to miss. You’ll find a wide selection of great shopping with high-end shopping malls as well as great flea markets. Once you experience Jozi’s vibrant energy, you will certainly be drawn back.
Accommodation for Your Johannesburg City Break
Like most big cities, Johannesburg offers a great variety of accommodation but you should consider your options carefully. During city breaks far from home, it is important to be comfortable and safe. You can always check into a typical hotel or hostel but there is one particular option that many travellers prefer. With Wimdu, you have the opportunity to connect with a hosts offering comfortable accommodation in their city. With competitive prices many travellers find the Wimdu experience more enjoyable. City breaks that involve staying with locals offer the chance to really get to know the culture of the places to where you travel. You get the best of both worlds with all the privacy you want yet your host will be happy to offer helpful advice enhancing your city break. Jozi is waiting for you!