Posts – Arts & Entertainment

Capturing Cape Town: Photos by Jeremy Deputat

South Africans have long known that Cape Town and its inhabitants are highly photogenic. And so it gives us a quiet sense of pride when visitors to the Mother City discover this for themselves, and share it with the rest of the world.


Bloggers back to #MeetSouthAfrica ahead of INDABA 2014

  • 17 April 2014 by Kate Els

Following its successful campaign in 2013, South African Tourism will once again host a group of bloggers from around the world to #MeetSouthAfrica.


A pocketful (and more) of Johannesburg

A Q&A with Laurice Taitz, Johannesburg enthusiast and editor of Johannesburg In Your Pocket, an independent city guide aimed at making your stay in the city memorable.


From Acornhoek, with love

A new arts and crafts route in Acornhoek and Bushbuckridge will introduce you to some skilled entrepreneurs and make it easier than ever to navigate this bustling area on the western edge of the Kruger National Park.


Silver Fig: Jewellery inspired by nature

Rhino, wild dog, impala, hummingbird and the Big Five are all part of a delicate collection of silver jewellery on offer from a company called Silver Fig in Johannesburg.


Festive events in December 2013

December in South Africa is synonymous with summer holidays, which makes it one of the best times to have some outdoor (and indoor) festive fun.


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.


Model Alek Wek gives SA the thumbs-up

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


Popular South African music

  • 07 November 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

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



  • 31 October 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

AfrikaBurn is an experience of a lifetime: it is a ‘temporary city of art, theme camps, costume, music and performance’ in the middle of the Tankwa Karoo.