Posts – Adventure

Durban shines ahead of #INDABA2015

  • 08 May 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

After crisscrossing the country to #MeetSouthAfrica, some of the world’s top travel bloggers and Igers arrived in Durban for #INDABA2015. They spent an afternoon walking Durban’s promenade, turning the city’s famous beachfront into their canvas.


Bloggers' tour of South African treasures draws to a close

  • 07 May 2015 by Edwina van der Burg

Animals of all shapes and sizes and the beauty of the Knysna Heads was the main focus of the #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers before they headed to Durban for #INDABA2015.


Forget the fear: white-water rafting in Clarens

I love a little adrenalin as much as the next person – in fact, probably a little more. But white-water rafting has always scared me. This is how I became a convert.


Go skiing in South Africa

Tiffendell ski resort in the Eastern Cape Highlands is the only commercial ski resort in South Africa.


#TravelChatSA explores 'staycations' in South Africa

  • 23 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

A vacation far from home can be great fun, but sometimes those little trips a short distance from your home can be just as rewarding. If you agree, then you have a good idea about what a ‘staycation’ is.


Ten off the beaten track things to do in the Eastern Cape

From the clear beaches of the Wild Coast, to quirky features you might miss if you blink, the Eastern Cape has plenty of spots for those looking for adventure and hidden treasures…


World-class bouldering in the Rocklands

  • 21 April 2015 by Sarah Came

Adventure sport is one of South Africa’s specialties and it doesn’t get much more exciting (or beautiful) than bouldering in Rocklands in the Western Cape.


Ryan Sandes' favourite South African mountain trails

  • 13 April 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Ryan Sandes has run an ultra-trail race on every continent, but his heart is still firmly in South Africa. He says Cape Town, specifically Table Mountain, is a trail runner’s paradise.


Spionkop – South Africa’s Hill of Destiny

One of the most futile and bloodiest battles of the South African War was fought on top of a windswept, rain-sodden hill in KwaZulu-Natal on the night of 23 January, 1900, and the following day, 24 January. Three men on the hill that day – whose death would have changed the course of world history – survived.


The splendour of Mpumalanga

  • 07 April 2015 by Stuart Dickinson

There’s something mesmerising about the valleys, mountains and open plains of Mpumalanga, a sparsely populated outdoor playground that stretches to the border of Mozambique in the east.