Popular pics on Instagram this week: Klein Karoo and Newtown

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams we regrammed from the past week ...


Is this the Shire? Finding oneself in scenic Hogsback

  • 17 September 2014 by Stuart Buchanan (words and photos) Attractions

Whether you go for the tree-hugging, the adventure of mountain biking and abseiling, or to simply get away from the bustle of city life, Hogsback feels like a very special place in South Africa.


A taste of South Africa

South Africa’s Rainbow Nation status goes way beyond our vast culture and heritage; it also applies to a succulent range of food and beverages that South Africans cannot get enough of and tourists have to try.


The former masters of MasterChef South Africa

MasterChef South Africa has drawn a hungry following and has forever changed the lives of its two former winners. Here’s what they’ve been up to ...


Cute baby animals

  • 16 September 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds Wildlife

Few of us can resist a baby animal; here are some photos of these little creatures that we love so much ...


Wildlife photography tips from a pro

If you dream of getting that perfect wildlife shot, then here are some invaluable tips from an expert.


My city: Kevin Paul's Port Elizabeth

Kevin Paul is a South African swimmer who received a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics. Although he is now based in Durban, training for the Rio 2016 Games, he remains passionate about his hometown, Port Elizabeth.


Meet South Africa’s Little Five

  • 14 September 2014 by Thandiswa Mancoba Wildlife

Africa is home to a vast number of wild animals, with South Africa priding itself on its Big Five animals – but as impressive are the Little Five. Unlike the Big Five, these little creatures got the Little Five title from simply being small, and having names that contain the names of the Big Five animals.


Africa comes to life at the Rosebank Art & Craft Market

From its shop-level entrance, the Rosebank Art & Craft Market seems like a humble store. But venture down the stairs at the back of the shop, and you’re met with a bustling underground market that captures the essence of Africa.


Feel Durban's Florida Road vibe

The Florida Road strip is probably Durban’s most well-patronised stretch of real estate, thanks to an eclectic mix of restaurants, pubs, shops, galleries and churches, complemented by a welcoming old-world-meets-new atmosphere.