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Take a township tour in Cape Town

There are some must-do outings when visiting Cape Town – such as Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront and Robben Island – but if you want to experience more of the city, then head off on a township tour.

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South Africa’s favourite bird

The stately, elegant blue crane may be our national bird, but the 10 000 people who voted in an online poll conducted over the past few months by Birdlife South Africa have chosen as their favourite bird a much smaller, but often seen, garden bird – the confiding, attractive Cape robin-chat.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Camps Bay and an African stonechat

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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A taste of the Cape on the Grand Parade

On the edge of Cape Town’s Grand Parade you will find two rows of kiosks serving traditional Cape Malay food.

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The Golden Kudu lodges

There are places in South Africa where wildlife and nature can be enjoyed along with champagne, crisp linen, heated pools and room service. South African National Parks has bestowed upon several lodges the special Golden Kudu status in recognition of their commitment to exceptional luxury.

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Day tripping through Gauteng

Got a few hours to spare in Gauteng? Add these sites to your itinerary for a quick day trip.

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Exploring South Africa's diamond heritage

It’s amazing, the diamond. With most of its industrial uses now possible with synthetic materials, it is only worth what we say it is worth. South Africa has a rich diamond history, much of which can be discovered in an untouched corner of the Northern Cape.

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Memel – a small-town gem in the Free State

In the north-eastern region of the Free State, between Newcastle and Vrede, lies Memel, a small town renowned for its natural beauty and popularity as a getaway for city slickers.

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Go zorbing in Durban

Picture this ... a massive transparent plastic ball with you and your bestie inside, rolling downhill for 120m. If it sounds like your idea of fun, then head for Cliffdale in Durban, where more than one Groovy Balls zorbing adventure awaits.

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Yoga in Cape Town

Looking for a place to do some yoga while you’re in Cape Town? These studios in the Mother City and surrounds offer travelling practitioners a variety of classes at convenient times throughout the day.

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