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South African signs revisited

There’s always entertainment to be had in the unusual signs one encounters on a road trip.

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Team South Africa on parade

On Friday 8 August, Team South Africa was welcomed back to the country in style, with a parade honouring its impressive medal tally at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Discover the heavens with Maropeng

Escape the city limits to fully appreciate the wonders of our stellar home, the Milky Way. If you’re in Johannesburg, Maropeng’s stargazing evenings provide the perfect landscape for exploration.

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Get out of town: 5 day trips from Johannesburg

There’s much to be said for big-city life, but the need to escape grips all of us from time to time. Here are a few ideas for getting out of Johannesburg, all of which can be day trips (or days-on-end trips).

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Birding at Barberspan, North West province

A visit to Barberspan, a natural pan in South Africa’s North West province, to look for returning seasonal migrants turned up a few surprises.

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#TravelChatSA gets adventurous

With so many activities to choose from, South Africa is an ideal adventure destination for travellers.

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eClare chocolaterie brings flavour and flair to Pietermaritzburg

Creative duo Clare O’Neill and Gail Randelhoff worked together in the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Psychology before combining their creativity to launch a bespoke chocolaterie.

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Love South Africa: Photos by Andrew Harvard

We have a Love South Africa Flickr group where many talented photographers share incredible photos of our beautiful country. We have decided to showcase a few of these photographers’ photos on our blog.

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Sabie Town House, Mpumalanga

If you’re looking for the perfect base for touring Mpumalanga’s Panorama Route with its gorgeous scenic attractions – the Blyde (Motlatse) River Canyon, God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck potholes, the Sabie waterfalls and so much more – then look no further than Sabie Town House.

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Mother Nature puts on a show at Storms River Mouth

A recent visit to Storms River Mouth in the Eastern Cape with high seas and beautiful scenery underscored why this is such a great place to visit.

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