Carina Claassens, The Culture Trip

Carina Claassens

The Culture Trip

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

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Past articles by Carina:

Into the Wild at South Africa’s Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

Experience the African wilderness at its best in South Africa's Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park. → Read More

Behind the Birth of South Africa's Whale Crier

Hermanus, a seaside town in South Africa, is home to the world's only whale-crier. Here's all you need to know about this fascinating tradition. → Read More

This South African Photographer Explores Misogyny in Public Spaces

We talk to Thandiwe Msebenzi, whose photo series "Awundiboni – You Don’t See Me" addresses sexual violence against women in South Africa. → Read More

Meet the Founder of SKIRTS, South Africa's Progressive Women's Film Festival

South Africa's first female-centric film festival, SKIRTS, is taking place toward the end of 2018. We chat with founder Lizanne Visser about the need for this platform and what she hopes to achieve. → Read More

Meet Sonny, the Dynamic Street Artist Advocating Wildlife Conservation

Meet South African street artist Sonny, who is aiding wildlife conservation one massive mural at a time. → Read More

Meet the First South African Chef With a Michelin Star

We chat to Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, the first South African chef to be awarded a Michelin Star. → Read More

Meet the Creator of Award-Winning Wildlife Tracking App

We chat to Nadav Ossendryver, the 21-year-old South African who's the driving force behind the must-have app, Latest Sightings. → Read More

Pigcasso: Painting Pig is Making a Fortune

A painting pig from South Africa is making waves in the art world with her colourful, abstract works. → Read More

How a Criminal Hideout Became a Blissful Tourist Attraction

Crooks Corner, also known as 'the haven of scoundrels', used to be a favourite hideaway for fugitives on the run. Here's why escaping the long arm of the law was so much easier in this remote part of Africa. → Read More

How You Can Get Involved in "Mandela Fridays"

Celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela by getting active on social media every final Friday of each month. Here's what it's all about. → Read More

South Africa's Most Impressive Luxury Bush Breaks

From family-friendly stays to lodges that are ideal for romantic breaks, here's our selection of the most impressive luxury bush breaks in South Africa. → Read More

How Animals Are Adapting to Mankind's Dangers

Read on to see just how some animals are managing to adapt and evolve in order to dodge huge man-made threats. → Read More

This Is the Most Trafficked Mammal in the World

Given the demand for pangolin meat and scales, their population is rapidly declining. Here's what you need to know about the most trafficked mammal in the world. → Read More

The Most Unique Things for a Foodie to Do in South Africa

Tantalise your tastebuds when visiting South Africa by exploring the diverse and unique cuisines so true to this country. → Read More

The Ultimate Backpacking Guide to South Africa

In our ultimate backpacking guide to South Africa, we cover everything from food to must-see attractions, ensuring you're equipped with the knowledge for an unforgettable stay. → Read More

Changing Lives by Introducing the World to South African Art

Thanks to one company, South Africa's beloved bead and wire art is available all over the globe, all the while improving the lives of the artists. → Read More

11 Enchanting Mythological Figures Across Africa

The African continent is filled with fascinating mythological tales born from different cultures, traditions and beliefs. → Read More

Explore a Bygone Era in South Africa's Secluded Nieu-Bethesda

The vast Karoo landscape adds a sense of mystery to this charming small town in the Karoo; here's what we love about it. → Read More

Change How the Internet Sees African Creativity

Learn all about the Absolut One Source Live festival, which is bringing together a host of African artists to celebrate the continent's creativity. → Read More

How a Dog Training Programme Is Impacting South African Kids in Townships

Read all about how Funda Nenja is bettering the lives of underprivileged children in South Africa through their inspiring dog training initiative. → Read More