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Taste of Africa

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A day in Soweto

We enjoyed a wonderful day wandering around Soweto with Caroline. We thought a lot before doing the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
MaiteVJ
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Barcelona, Spain
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Fabulous first day in Jo'burg

Cedric took the time before we arrived to reassure me via email that our 3 generation family group... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Moptophairshop
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Taste of Africa, responsible travel, involved in creating interaction with the locals, driven by Radical Economic Transformation in the tourism sector. We will do no zoo-like visits, our of respect to the local people. Nothing is standard, we allow...more
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9 Banbury Street - Westdene Gauteng 2192 South Africa, Soweto 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful day wandering around Soweto with Caroline. We thought a lot before doing the tour as we weren’t so sure about looking into Soweto people’s lives. But we are so happy we did as it was so interesting and valuable to see...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you, appreciated, the barbecue lunch is my highlight, your support is appreciated. Kind regards Cedric

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Cedric took the time before we arrived to reassure me via email that our 3 generation family group (ranging from 3 to 73) would be safe and welcome in Soweto. He even accompanied us partially throughout the day to provide extra reassurance. We thoroughly enjoyed...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you, Taste of Africa appreciate the comment. My regards to Mom, she made our day easy, she was the driving force. Kind regards to the family.

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Just one day to visit Soweto and stay in a local house: a really great experience! Different from turistic tour.

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you, your home family really appreciate your visit, Hope you visit again one day. Cedric 7 Nettie

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had just flown overnight from the UK so I was sleep deprived, my wife less so. I had really looked forward to the trip to Soweto to see the real life there. In truth, I am afraid I was disappointed. Cedric was passionate but...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you, appreciated your comment. In general Nettie and I would not offer the our product for a guest flying in at 07:05, and needing to be in Pretoria by 14:00, it does not give the time required to get involved. We normally start in...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

Great guides: sincere enthusiastic and respectful. I really enjoyed the visit to Soweto and I was offered a ride to and back the township.

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you, your review is appreciated, from Taste of Africa. Cedric

Reviewed 17 November 2017

My girlfriend and I spent a day in Soweto alone with Cedric. What an amazing experience this was ! Cedric never stopped talking, giving explanations about the recent history of South Africa and Soweto. Walking through this township with him and even talking with some...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thank you for your review, it is greatly appreciated. I love the opportunity to talk to people about our heritage. Keep well. Cedric

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Having heard about Soweto in the news growing up in the 80s I was initially hesitant to visit, but so glad we did. What a change a couple of decades has made, there is an optimism and entrepreneurship in the people that is moving a...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for the review, much appreciated, the optimism is bubbling. Regards Cedric

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

During my visit of South of Africa, I was a little bit anxious how I will see Soweto due to the lot of stories abou security issues. So I decided to go with Cedric, owner of Taste of Africa. It was amazing tour! So different...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for the review, the Taste of Africa team appreciate your review. Cedric & Nettie

Reviewed 13 November 2017

We combined a home-stay in Soweto, including the Soweto tour, and one week on the road with Cedric and Nettie. The tour was well-organized and as we moved from one village to the other through amazing landscapes, we got to know a lot about South...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thanks, appreciated. Nettie sends regards.

Reviewed 13 November 2017

I brought 16 students from the United States for a two week cultural immersion tour, including Soweto, Apartheid museum, a traditional village in KZN, St Lucia, Kruger, and finally Afrikaans-speaking Pretoria. Cedric and Nettie did an amazing job liaising with local communities, building relationships, educating...More

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TasteofAfrica, Owner at Taste of Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you, appreciate your visit, and in particular the review. Cedric & Nettie

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Itabita
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My apology for not answering your question a year back, I have only just been introduced to TripAdvisor management structure. Sorry, Cedric
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