Posts – Arts & Entertainment

Creativity and renewal at AfrikaBurn

  • 01 May 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The annual AfrikaBurn festival takes place at Stonehenge Farm near Tankwa Karoo National Park in the Tankwa Karoo. It always produces some incredible expressions of creativity.


Da Vinci – The Genius

If you’re in Johannesburg, then take time to visit the global travelling exhibition, Da Vinci – The Genius, at The Amazing Place in Woodmead. Its run has been extended until 27 July 2014.


Season four of Homeland to be shot in Cape Town

  • 24 April 2014 by Lynnette Johns

The Mother City, renowned for her beautiful beaches, parks and mountain, has a growing reputation as a filming destination. The fourth series of Homeland, the gripping show that revolves around CIA officer Carrie Mathison, will be shot in Cape Town in 2014.


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.