There is a quote that states: “Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.” It is uncertain who said this, and I am also not sure of the accuracy of this quote – as there indeed exists some pretty astonishing, intellectual and enlightening literature out there – but I will take it. However, for South Africans, visa restrictions can put a damper on things, especially if you want to fulfil your wanderlust with a spontaneous international adventure.
Arton Capital recently updated its worldwide passport index, and South Africa ranks as number 47 on the list with a visafree score of 94 – an improvement on the 90 countries open to South Africans in 2017.
Here are some of the most popular visa-free destinations for travelling South Africans: Brazil
Brazilians often say that they live in their own little world due to the country being so big – so the nation might be too vast to see everything in one go, but rest assured you will not be left bored when in Brazil. Experiences not to miss out on include: The Aquário Natural, a small sanctuary with water so clear teeming with fish; a river expedition along the Amazon; the bustling