south africa

With the Soccer World Cup coming to the African continent for the first time, South Africa is going to get soccer fans at home and abroad moving and grooving to the Diski Dance! This dance was inspired by the way that soccer is played in Africa taking bits and pieces from street soccer that kids […]

The FIFA Soccer World Cup 2010 is drawing ever nearer and in the center of all the hustle and bustle, lies Free State Stadium, in Bloemfontein (City of Roses). With a capacity for 48 000 fans, and hosting 5 first round and 1 second round match, the spacious sporting arena, might be the perfect choice […]

Although soccer has been the world’s most popular sport for decades it is certainly making a push toward the mainstream. Here in the United States, a bigger and bigger following is gathering behind local and MLS teams and it isn’t uncommon to see hoards of college students crowding bars to watch teams like Barcelona play […]

Sports related travel is increasingly popular, especially now with so many great travel deals available. If you’re a sports fan or perhaps someone in your family is, consider taking a vacation that centers around experiencing sporting events. When there are popular sporting events in any one area, you can expect that flight prices, hotels and […]

We recently reported on South African wildlife safaris as an amazing vacation to take at any time of year. We’ve tracked down an amazing deal that provides a South African wildlife safari, hotel and airfare all for the low price of $2,839. If you book with South African Airways on their online vacation packages you […]

As summer moves along we wanted to put together something of a dream vacation for all you eager travelers. We recently read that a larger and larger percentage of travelers are looking for vacation ideas and travel deals before even picking a location. In light of this, we decided to highlight a travel adventure of […]

Wine has always lent itself to travel. Visiting new places and enjoying the local flavors is a favorite among almost any traveler. You don’t have to break the bank either, to enjoy incredible international wine tours and travel. Check out a couple of our FrugalMonkey destinations that are perfect for those who want to wet […]

You many not have your eyes glued to online travel deals, but we do and we certainly keep an eye out for excuses to travel. Like this one – the 2010 World Cup will be held in South Africa, starting June 11th! As you can probably imagine, since soccer is the most famous sport across […]

So you’ve decided, an amazing summer or fall vacation is in your future. Check out FrugalMonkey’s tips on this week’s travel deals and start planning that perfect vacation. Travel Auction Sites One of the best ways to find great travel deals is by utilizing online travel auctions. This tried and true method for finding cheap […]

If you needed more conventional reasons to travel to South Africa you might think about it’s gorgeous cities, beautiful coastlines, romantic plains and South Africa’s famous wine country; all good reasons to go on a vacation to South Africa. Animal lovers and adventure seekers are common visitors to South Africa because of the variety in […]