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Testing physical limits at the Salomon SkyRun

The Salomon SkyRun takes place every year (weather conditions permitting) on the fourth Saturday of November, and has grown into an internationally recognised ultra trail run.

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The epitome of luxury – South Africa's Blue Train

She glides along her appointed path, blue-and-gold livery glinting in the sun, weaving through the Great Karoo and skirting the Cape’s linear vineyards. She is the epitome of old-world luxury; she is South Africa’s Blue Train.

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20 000 reasons to Love South Africa

If pictures do indeed speak a thousand words, then our Love South Africa Flickr group speaks volumes about the beauty of South Africa. The group has now crossed the 20 000-photograph mark.

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The Peech Hotel celebrates 10 years in style

The Peech Hotel in Johannesburg is celebrating a decade of excellence as one of Africa’s finest boutique hotels.

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12 amazing bird pictures from South Africa

South Africa is one of the world’s best places for birding, with 858 bird species recorded here so far. The country offers a wide diversity of habitats, from forests and fynbos to deserts and remote islands.

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​30 fun things to do in Johannesburg under R200

Find out what to do in Johannesburg with a list of fun activities that won’t cost you the Earth.

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Photo essay: Hot-air ballooning over South Africa

Here’s a great photo essay from Spencer Spellman of The Traveling Philosopher following a recent hot-air ballooning experience in South Africa.

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Durban's I ❤ Market perfect for a family outing

Durban’s I ❤ Market is a chilled venue where kiddies can ride their bikes and play ball on the lawns, while parents relax at tables under shady trees or on the grass in the sun.

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Brunch your way through a Cape Town weekend

Brunch can easily stretch into a long lunch in Cape Town. Where to eat brunch depends on a number of things, including what you are in the mood to eat and how far you are willing to travel. Here are some options ...

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Bo-Kaap and Howick

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams shared on our account in the past week ...

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