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Freedom and fun in the Free State

The Free State is big-sky country, with scenic beauty and tranquility, sandstone rock formations, a World Heritage Site, grasslands and adventure options – all of which make for the perfect getaway.

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Travelling to SA for business or holiday? Try these apps …

So, you’re heading to South Africa for a meeting or a conference, perhaps on short notice, and are unsure about what to expect when you get here, or how to get around? Well, luckily, there’s a piece of technology you probably have already that can help you – your smartphone.

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MaXhosa designer Laduma Ngxokolo talks inheritance and heritage

Four years ago Port Elizabeth-born designer Laduma Ngxokolo saw a gap in the market for traditional Xhosa initiates’ attire and created his label MaXhosa by Laduma.

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FreshStart's Smutsville Recycle Swop Shop

For six- to 16-years-olds in Sedgefield’s Smutsville township, rubbish is currency, thanks to an innovative swop shop that’s empowering young people to help themselves.

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4 great Durban day trips

Durban is well connected to the North Coast and South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal province via the N2 road, and inland via the N3, which makes the prospect of an enjoyable day tour from Durban well within reach.

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10 great reasons to visit Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Western Cape

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve can rightfully claim its place in the conservation story of South Africa for restoring and protecting 54 000ha of craggy mountains and desert plains while offering an authentic Big Five experience for visitors.

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South African Tourism's Mandela Day

South African Tourism staff members and the cast of popular South African soapie Isidingo spent Nelson Mandela International Day at Abangani Enkosini children’s home in Alexandra.

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KwaZulu-Natal on adrenaline

​There’s a certain kind of traveller who doesn’t truly appreciate a landscape until they’re speeding above, along and, sometimes, toward it at breakneck speed. For that traveller here are three of the most adrenaline-charged ways to experience KwaZulu-Natal.

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Wedding venues to suit all tastes

A venue and the bride’s dress are often highest on the list of priorities, so it’s good to know that when it comes to venues, South Africa is a treasure chest of perfect wedding destinations.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week

We love all the fantastic grammers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top regrams we have posted from the past week.

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