Posts – Arts & Entertainment

Where to watch films in Cape Town

In South Africa, you may hear the older generation reminiscing about a night out at the ‘bioscope’. This was a popular term for the cinema, and although you don’t hear it being said as much today, a trip to the movies is still a popular pastime here. In Cape Town, you can also find a few independent cinemas, if you are looking for something a little more unusual, or artsy. Grab some popcorn and take a look ...

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Some things to do on Christmas Day

  • 24 December 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

You don’t have to be stuck at home while everyone is merry this Christmas. Here are a few things you can do around South Africa on Christmas Day ...

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Why Johannesburg is the Rough Guides' top city 2015

Johannesburg was this week named as the top city to visit next year, according to trusted travel publication Rough Guides.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Free State and bluebottles

  • 12 December 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

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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'Reconsider South Africa' video reaches 1-million views

South African Tourism’s ‘Reconsider South Africa’ video has been watched a million times on YouTube.

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​Great videos about South Africa

  • 08 December 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

South Africa, which is among the most culturally diverse countries in the world, is overflowing with things to do and see, taste experiences and adventures.

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BudgetTraveller: Johannesburg in pictures and songs

  • 07 December 2014 by Kash Bhattacharya, BudgetTraveller

Travel blogger Kash Bhattacharya of BudgetTraveller visited Johannesburg during his #MeetSouthAfrica trip. These are his thoughts ...

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Street art and John legend

  • 05 December 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

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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South African festivals – something for everyone

  • 03 December 2014 by Carina van Wyk

One should always have something to look forward to, and what could be better than having a few fun festivals lined up on the calendar? We take a look at some of South Africa’s more interesting festivals.

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City lights and sights on Cape Town’s Night Tour bus

  • 03 December 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

See Cape Town by night on the City Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off bus. These summer tours run until May next year and offer a different vantage point of the city.

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