Farm stalls of South Africa on #TravelChatSA

Farm stalls were the subject of this week’s #TravelChatSA - those places you pull over at to take a break, have a meal and stock up on delicious local treats.


​New low-cost airline launches in South Africa

  • 08 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney Events

South Africa’s newest passenger airline, FlySafair, has launched in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and George. The service is being run by established aviation operator, Safair.


iNyoka Gallery

There’s a new art gallery in the Lowveld. Run by the artists, for the artists, iNyoka does things a little differently. And, judging by the support the project’s received, people approve.


Cooked in the Karoo: Q&A session with Justin Bonello

  • 07 October 2014 by Desireé Haakonsen (all images Louis Hiemstra) Food & Wine

Cooked in the Karoo is a cook book and travel book all wrapped up in one, by one of South Africa’s most popular TV personalities, Justin Bonello.


Love South Africa: photos by Chris Hitchcock

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


New inner-city food market opens in Joburg

Situated between towering skyscrapers in Johannesburg’s inner city lies a delight for foodies and tourists in search of a new experience – a fresh-food market. The Sheds@1Fox threw open its doors to the public on the sidelines of the Joburg City Festival.


Golf courses you’ll find only in South Africa

  • 06 October 2014 by Stuart Dickinson Sport

Golf courses with an ocean view? You’ll find those around the world. But when a monkey steals your ball from the fairway, or the hazard on the next par three features a crocodile, you know you’re in South Africa.


Kgalagadi Leopard Project

Leopard sightings in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park are the stuff of legend, and it’s no wonder they’ve generated a slew of ‘popular’ and scientific research. The work done by Dr Matthew Schurch is a combination of the two and provides ample opportunity for visitors to the park to identify the leopards they see, as well as contribute to a growing database of information on the park’s leopard population.


Garden beauty: Spring at Babylonstoren

For a small entrance fee, visitors can experience the richness and diversity of a true Cape garden on the beautiful farm of Babylonstoren, which lies halfway between the winelands towns of Franschhoek and Paarl.


South Africa stars in the finale of hit Australian TV show The Bachelor

South Africa has been showcased on the hit Australian dating reality show, The Bachelor. The last two episodes of the current series are shot in South Africa and end with Bachelor Blake proposing to one of the three ladies who accompanies him here.