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Johannesburg: a city to stay and play in

Gritty and real, Johannesburg is being rightly recognised as a cultural melting pot with much to offer.

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The underappreciated impala

Seeing an animal in the wild, free and natural, is one of the most exhilarating experiences that South Africa has to offer. But unfortunately, because they are free and in the wild, there are no guarantees of actually seeing a particular animal. With the exception, that is, of the impala.

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Observing South Africa’s succulents

Succulents survive the most hostile environments and blossom to become beauties. Here are some pretty succulents that are brightening up our cloudy, autumn days ...

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Bloggers experience luxury South Africa

South African Tourism is currently hosting a group of international and local bloggers in the build-up to INDABA 2015. A luxury and sustainability itinerary sees some of these bloggers experiencing the best of South African hotels, dining and wellness retreats.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: the Mother City, Madiba and the Mac Mac Falls

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

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Bloggers' trip: meeting the wonders of South Africa

In the lead-up to INDABA 2015, South Africa Tourism is hosting a group of local and international bloggers, who will show our country to the world.

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South Africa's cities shine on #TravelChatSA

South Africa’s rolling hills, wild coastline and wide open countryside are world-renowned for their beauty, but, as we found on this week’s #TravelChatSA, its cities are just as appealing.

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Bloggers head off on South African adventure

As part of #INDABA2015, South African Tourism will be hosting a large group of international and local bloggers, showing them around the country so that they can share South Africa with the world.

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Forget the fear: white-water rafting in Clarens

I love a little adrenalin as much as the next person – in fact, probably a little more. But white-water rafting has always scared me. This is how I became a convert.

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Countdown to Comrades 2015: race overview and history

  • 29 April 2015 by Christine Marot
  • Sport

The Comrades Marathon, believed to be the world’s oldest and largest ultra-marathon, is run in KwaZulu-Natal between the coastal city of Durban and the province’s capital, Pietermaritzburg, with the route alternating direction every year.

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