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South African words inducted into the language hall of fame – for mahala

If we’re lucky, a word from our lexicon makes it into the Oxford English Dictionary every few years. So imagine our excitement when, after the latest update in June 2015, it emerged that a slew of South African words have been added to the language hall of fame.

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Day trips outside of Cape Town

The southern-most tip of Africa, whales, wine and a game reserve can be found just outside of Cape Town.

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Sir James van der Merwe bar wins Condé Nast Traveller Gold Standard

Every year the Condé Nast Traveller editors select the best bars in the world, adding them to the list of Condé Nast Gold Standard Bars. One of the bars to make the 2015 list is the Sir James van der Merwe bar in Kramerville, Johannesburg.

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Treasures of the Addo to Karoo route

Discover, explore and experience the beauty and tranquillity of the route between Addo and the Karoo.

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Animals endemic to South Africa

South Africa is known for being a land rich with natural treasures and wonderful wildlife, but did you know that there are creatures that live nowhere but South Africa? Here is a list of some of these animals ...

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Durban July 2015

Durban July time means plenty of betting and tons of interesting fashion.

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Cape Town’s Truth Coffee top of the world

Truth Coffee in Cape Town was recently listed first in an article on the world’s best coffee shops by The Telegraph in the UK.

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Walking the Westcliff Steps

In Johannesburg’s leafy Westcliff suburb – one of the city’s most exclusive neighbourhoods – is a best-kept secret known virtually only to joggers and dog-walkers: the Westcliff Steps.

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#TravelChatSA turns the camera on South Africa's natural beauty

What are your most iconic South African sights? This week’s #TravelChatSA saw the country’s travel Twitterati share their best images from their trips through South Africa.

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Popular pics on Instagram in June: gorgeous Cape Town views

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. These are the top images shared on our account over the month of June ...

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