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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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Strange habits of South African animals

What do birds, beetles, meerkats and elephants have in common? Their behaviour is fascinating at times.

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11 South African drinks to try

Eleven popular drinks in South Africa – some alcoholic and some not.

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10 places to visit on Freedom Day

How are you spending Freedom Day? Here are some ideas for a thought-provoking, enjoyable day out.

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Tweeting from trains: bloggers ride the Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail has billed itself as the ‘most luxurious train in the world’. A group of writers and bloggers from across South Africa put the claim to the test on a trip from Pretoria to Cape Town recently. Here are the highlights from their social media feeds ...

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Durban’s Millennium Tower: a welcome beacon of modernity

A sophisticated, modern creation, Durban’s Millennium Tower is a kinetic barometer designed to communicate fluctuations in sun, wind and tide to the city’s sun-and-sea-loving surfers, sailors and holidaymakers.

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Go skiing in South Africa

Tiffendell ski resort in the Eastern Cape Highlands is the only commercial ski resort in South Africa.

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