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Tips on How to Prevent Malaria

Nearly half of our planets population (more than 3 billion people) are living in high, medium or low risk malaria areas. Even though there has been a massive progress in curing and preventing this disease, it still causes many deaths each year and unfortunately most of them are here in Africa. When you’re on a holiday you really [...]

A Quick Guide to Yellow Fever Vaccinations

Yellow Fever Vaccinations are the only recommended way to make sure you don't contract Yellow Fever. Yellow fewer, like malaria, is a disease which is passed on by mosquito bites. It appears in tropical areas of Africa as well as in Central and South America. Most common Symptoms of yellow fever are: • fever • muscle pain [...]

Ashanti Lodge Gardens Photoshoot

One of the staff at the best backpackers in Cape Town - Alex Floyd-Douglas - is studying photography and she took some amazing pics of Ashanti the other day.  Check out the ones of our new bar and lounge renovation!!

January 18th, 2016|Categories: News|

10 Best Ways to get Around Cape Town

As a backpacker coming to Cape Town, one of the most often-asked questions, is how to get around the city. We have compiled a list of the most common used options so when you are choosing where to stay in Cape Town, make sure that they also know about all of these! 1. Uber Probably [...]

January 11th, 2016|Categories: News|

Brand New Website for Ashanti Lodge Backpackers Cape Town

Well, we all know that Backpackers in Cape Town are mostly young and technologically savvy and as such here at Ashanti we realised that we had to create a brand-new up to date website. So when you are looking where to stay in Cape Town we have made it really easy for you to find [...]

October 28th, 2015|Categories: News|

6 Best Things to do While Watching The Rugby World Cup

As South Africa is one of the best rugby-playing nations in the world, any backpacker visiting Cape Town during the time of the Rugby World Cup is sure to get caught up in the general hype and buzz that surrounds it. Here is a list of some of the best things to do whilst watching [...]

October 21st, 2015|Categories: News|

Spring Into Cape Town!

The temperature in Cape Town starts rising again: spring is in the air. So let’s put winter behind us, shake off the last drizzles and gear up for a month of creativity, trance parties, flower walks, wine trail runs and much more activities for our backpacker friends! So if you looking for a backpacker in [...]

October 8th, 2015|Categories: News|

Travel Insurance for John Doe

Our team at Ashanti Travel Centre recently contributed to the significant resource Hippo (online insurance comparison and quote provider) released - ‘Travel Insurance for John Doe’. The resource outlined the perils of losing your documentation while travelling abroad and some of the precautions and measures to take, if you find yourself banged up abroad. We [...]

September 30th, 2015|Categories: News|

Cape Town Fringe Festival

What To Do During The Cape Town Fringe Festival? The Cape Town Fringe Festival is South Africa's freshest arts festival. The Festival will take place between the 24th of September and the 4th of October. It is the best festival to attend for our Ashanti’s Guests to discover all the wanders of Cape Town. The [...]

September 18th, 2015|Categories: News|