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Great Cape Town options for vegetarians

There are many great vegetarian restaurant options in Cape Town. Try a few of these ...

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Eland – southern Africa’s largest antelope

Eland certainly look noble and impressive when you see them standing solitary or walking fast in a big herd across the plains. But did you know that these imposing animals are our highest jumpers and that they are honoured and commemorated in world-famous rock art by South Africa’s San people?

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Building blocks: A brief look at South African architecture

A brief look at South Africa’s architectural story over the past 350 years.

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New predator exhibit opening soon at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Anyone who has visited Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront this year would have noticed cranes, scaffolding and a hive of activity from men and women in hard hats just outside the Two Oceans Aquarium. It is expanding, and this very exciting project is nearing completion.

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10 sizzling summer events

A round-up of 10 exciting summer events to pencil into your diary.

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Dali Tambo talks heritage

Dali Tambo is the son of the late influential and respected struggle stalwarts, Oliver and Adelaide Tambo. Here he speaks about heritage, and what it means to him.

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The Shadow Boxer

There are various artistic representations of Joburg’s greatest son, Nelson Mandela, throughout Johannesburg – from the regal Nelson Mandela Bridge connecting Braamfontein and the CBD, to the gigantic bronze sculpture in Sandton’s Nelson Mandela Square that tourists line up to take pics in front of.

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Popular pics on Instagram: The Garden Route and wine

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams shared on our account in the past week ...

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#TravelChatSA turns the spotlight on social media

The age of smartphones and social media has opened new research avenues for travellers in search of adventures. This week’s #TravelChatSA looked at the most popular social media platforms and how they are being used by visitors and the local industry.

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We celebrate 150 000 Google+ likes with ... sabrage

South African Tourism’s Love South Africa page on Google+ recently celebrated a milestone, with its 150 000th like. The wine farm of Simonsig near Stellenbosch, one of the participants in #StellenBlog, offered to demonstrate the Napoleonic technique of sabrage to open a celebratory bottle of bubbly.

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