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Unusual adventures in small-town South Africa

Jacques Marais’ latest book reveals lots of weird and wonderful adventures in South Africa’s small dorps (towns).

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See Port Elizabeth through new eyes

Sometimes, who you travel with helps to shape what you see. I had an experience like this on a recent trip to Port Elizabeth with a group of bloggers. Hosted by Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism, we completed a programme of activities to get to know the city better.

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Gansbaai – the Serengeti of the Sea

The Gansbaai Marine Big Five infographic below gives insight into the prolific marine life along South Africa’s Cape coastline.

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Sublime surfing in South Africa

South Africa is a fantastic place for surfing. Its unique location means you can choose to surf in the chilly Atlantic waters or warmer Indian Ocean waves.

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Falling in love with Liedjiesbos

If you’re looking for somewhere different to stay when you visit Bloemfontein, best you consider Liedjiesbos!

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Awesome animal action in South Africa

Every week, members of the Love South Africa Flickr group share some great pictures. This week, we have some awesome animal action to share with you.

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The Hazel Food Market

The Hazel Food Market in Pretoria offers a great Saturday morning outing. Or how about a visit to its night markets for a fun night out?

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Port Elizabeth style

Port Elizabeth used to be known as the ‘Windy City’ until the local tourism decision-makers decided that the ‘Friendly City’ was perhaps more welcoming. But be prepared to be blown away anyway, as I was, by one of the smartest, coolest and most stylish places to stay in the city.

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Model Alek Wek gives SA the thumbs-up

A brief interview with Sudan-born supermodel Alek Wek on visiting South Africa.

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Popular South African music

South Africa’s local music scene is constantly growing. We choose five videos from popular local bands to share with music lovers.

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