Leaving home and travelling thousands of kilometres away is a difficult choice to make. However, the prospect of discovering amazing landscapes and new experiences will always outweigh the fears of the unknown. Whether you are captivated by human connections or by nature, whether you want to inject new energy into your life or just be immersed in a new culture, South Africa promises to meet every expectation. During a three-month stay in Cape Town, I had many magical moments in beautiful places with amazing friends. I’ve compiled the top seven photos (although it was hard to isolate only seven) with a story to tell about something or someone.