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10 South African towns with surprising overseas namesakes

You may well find it surprising that many South African towns and cities have namesakes overseas, and they look very different to our well-known local spots. Take a little Street View tour of some of the more unusual examples ...

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5 great Garden Route outings

There’s something for everyone on the beautiful Garden Route. Here are five ideas for a great day out.

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Couch-surfing in South Africa

Couch-surfers Kerstin Schueller and Isabel Kloppmann from Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany concluded their round-the-world trip in South Africa. Here’s their take on the country and couch-surfing as a way of finding your way around the world.

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Sights and sounds of Refilwe township, Cullinan

Refilwe township is one of the residential areas that flourished following the diamond rush around the Cullinan mine, and remains largely undiscovered.

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My city: Kate Turkington's Joburg

There’s no place like home. Take it from someone whose feet have travelled the world several times over – there’s nothing like putting them up precisely where they belong.

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Dining in East London

East London is at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast – a coastal tourism route in the Eastern Cape, starting at Tsitsikamma – and offers many opportunities to sample a delicious meal.

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Love South Africa: Photos by StormSignal

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.

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Face to face with a shark – can I do that again, please?

I recently decided to shake off my fear, don a wetsuit, and get up close and personal with a few sharks during a shark cage-diving encounter.

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#TravelChatSA goes glamping

#TravelChatSA looks at luxurious options for campers – otherwise known as ‘glamping’.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Klein Karoo and Newtown

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams we regrammed from the past week ...

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