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#TravelChatSA raises a glass to local craft

Local “craft” no longer just refers to those souvenirs and ornaments you pick up on your travels. The unique beers and wines being “crafted” across South Africa have also become a part of this country’s offering.

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United Nations awards the first Nelson Mandela Prize

The first United Nations Nelson Mandela Prize has been jointly awarded to Namibian ophthalmologist Helena Ndume and Portugal’s former president, Jorge Fernando Branco Sampaio.

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Slow down to make the most of Old Town Italy

Old Town Italy in Umhlanga is a showcase of passionate people and quality Italian foods and products, all under one roof where you can eat, shop and learn.

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Food and fruit at Babylonstoren’s farm garden

Guava trees – some over 70 years old – line the avenues that lead into Babylonstoren’s food and flower garden. Dripping with yellow and green fruit, the trees are just one of many collections that have taken root in this growers’ paradise.

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Love South Africa? Take a picture

We’d love to see the pictures you took when you came to #MeetSouthAfrica. In the meantime, check out this great collection of pictures shared with South African Tourism’s Love South Africa Flickr group.

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5 animals you should meet in South Africa

Some animals really do stand out, and those with their own quirks and personalities often become favourites with visitors. Here are a couple of colourful characters we’d love you to meet ...

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Take a canal cruise in Cape Town

Cape Town City Sightseeing’s canal cruise gives you a unique perspective of Cape Town.

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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – Visitor’s Guide & Atlas

One of the first transfrontier zones to be created in southern Africa, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – an ancient landscape of rippling red dunes, dried watercourses, vast horizons, stark beauty and true wilderness – is one of the biggest conservation areas on Earth.

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Suncoast Towers: luxury accommodation on Durban’s shoreline

You won’t find luxury accommodation closer to the ocean along Durban’s Golden Mile than at the Suncoast Towers.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: black-maned lion and Cape Town sunrise

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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