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Portside – Cape Town's newest skyscraper

The R1.6-billion Portside building is Cape Town’s newest, tallest and greenest skyscraper.

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A little voluntourism goes a long way

Volunteering while you’re travelling through South Africa offers some unique perspectives on the country, and there are a couple of options right outside Johannesburg to help you on your way.

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Youth Day: June 16, always remembered

June 16 marks a special day on the South African calendar – it’s a day that honours youth who fought for a fair education system during apartheid, as well as the role of youth in the liberation of South Africa.

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Sijnn – a winery close to the southern tip of Africa

On a stony plateau above the Breede River, close to Malgas in the Western Cape, is a tiny winery that is making an international name for itself.

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Joburg’s fabulous food trucks

Johannesburg’s food trucks are a colourful addition to the city’s rich cultural and cuisine scene. Whether you like burgers, beorewors (farmers’ sausage), sweet treats or coffee, there’s a food truck to meet every craving.

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​South Africa's oldest pubs and bars: Watering holes with a history

South Africa has a long and interesting history when it comes to beer, bars and pubs.

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South Africa through the eyes of photographer Thina Zibi

Photographer and art director Thina Zibi brings the cool into any South African story. Whether it’s in downtown Johannesburg or Langa township in Cape Town, you can’t help but want to be part of the photograph.

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A winter feast in Knysna

The seven-course tasting menu at Zachary’s restaurant at the Conrad Pezula resort and spa in Knysna, prepared by executive chef Geoffrey Murray using locally sourced ingredients, provides hours of relentless, indulgent dining. It also tells a story ...

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Go on a virtual safari

Live webcams are the answer for anyone who is suffering from safari withdrawal symptoms.

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People of South Africa

South Africa’s inhabitants are a diverse cross-section of people with interesting stories. Come meet the people who call South Africa home.

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