For those not already lucky
enough to be living in South Africa, "Lonely Planet" has
selected South Africa as one of the Top 10 countries
travellers need to visit in 2018.
South Africa's beautiful beaches, majestic mountains,
delicious wine and wildlife, Lonely Planet also
gives a shout out to the country's vibrant culture and
cosmopolitan city, Cape Town.
The travel guide book publisher says South Africa has
long been one of the world's most alluring countries,
and next year it will be even more so ¡K as the country
celebrates Nelson Mandela's Centenary with an official
programme of events from sports to the arts.
"So with more to see than ever, and favourable exchange
rates offering great value, 2018 is a phenomenal year to
visit South Africa," says Lonely Planet.
Chile clinched the top spot in the list as it celebrates
its 200 years of independence next year¡K and has just
added non-stop flights from London and Melbourne
straight to Santiago.
Other countries from Africa featured in the Top 10 list
are Mauritius at number eight and Djibouti, on the Horn
of Africa, at number four. ¡V Source: