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Taking a tour of Tala, KwaZulu-Natal

  • 01 October 2014 by Christine Marot (words and images) Wildlife

About an hour’s drive from Durban, Tala Private Game Reserve offers ample game-viewing and birdwatching opportunities.

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What’s in a South African name?

South Africa has many amusing and interesting place names, mostly as a result of the wonderfully emotive Afrikaans language. Here we look at some of these colourful names ...

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Love South Africa: Photos by Sheldrickfalls

  • 30 September 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds Wildlife

We have a Love South Africa Flickr group where many talented photographers share incredible photos of our beautiful country. We’ve decided to showcase some of these photographers’ photos on our blog.

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Experiencing a shisa nyama in South Africa is a must!

A favourite pastime among South Africans is the awesome Shisa nyama –  a phrase used to describe an informal barbecue, or braai.

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Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga – not only for the birds

Birders from all over the world flock to the charming village of Wakkerstroom, which is home to a critical wetlands area, an important avian ‘flyway’ that thousands of birds use as migratory routes. But many visitors come here for things other than beaks, feathers and wings.

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Explore the Northern Cape

September is Tourism Month in South Africa, and each year we place extra focus on a particular province. This year, the focus has been on the Northern Cape.

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South African souvenirs for the green traveller

A guide to green gifts from South Africa for the environmentally aware traveller.

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Celebrating World Tourism Day

  • 27 September 2014 by Cassidy Parker Events

27 September marks World Tourism Day, a United Nations World Tourism Organisation initiative that has been celebrated annually for over 30 years.

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Make the Most of your Time in South Africa

The book, Make the Most of your Time in South Africa, covers 17 of the most popular tourist routes in South Africa, from biggies like the Kruger National Park to some not-so-well-known destinations such as the Karoo.

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Shopping and more at Johannesburg’s Newtown Junction

Adding to Johannesburg’s vibrancy is the Newtown Junction mixed-use development building that officially opened on 25 September 2014.

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