Posts – Attractions

Meet the bloggers who will #MeetSouthAfrica – Part 1

  • April 24, 2014 by Kate Els

The 2014 #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers’ trip will see 14 bloggers cross South Africa on three different routes over a period of 10 days, taking in all of the country’s best sites, testing some of our finest restaurants, and staying in some pretty spectacular accommodation along the way.

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You’re never too old to learn ...  and you’re never too old to travel

  • April 24, 2014 by Kate Rau

‘Unstoppable elders’ are the new globetrotters – this according to a trend analysis published on Travel Market Report that explores travel tendencies to keep an eye on throughout 2014 and beyond.

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Season four of Homeland to be shot in Cape Town

  • April 24, 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.

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Capturing Cape Town: Photos by Jeremy Deputat

  • April 23, 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

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.

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Hippos find New Holme in the Karoo

  • April 22, 2014 by Tara Turkington

More than 200 years after they were shot out by hunters in the 1770s, hippos are again wallowing in deep waterholes in the Karoo’s Seekoei River.

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Five fabulous outdoor experiences in the Drakensberg

  • April 19, 2014 by Colin Ford

Known by locals as ‘the Berg’, the Drakensberg mountains are an easy drive from Durban or Johannesburg and offer visitors a variety of outdoor activities in any season.

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Bloggers back to #MeetSouthAfrica ahead of INDABA 2014

  • April 17, 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.

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Mdumbi beach showcases local living

  • April 17, 2014 by Cassidy Parker

The crescent-moon beach of Mdumbi is just one of the many reasons you should meander down the gravel roads that lead you to this exceptional part of the world – adventure and insights into local life are others.

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Sunny South African picnics

  • April 16, 2014 by Shona Bagley

There is little more blissful than a perfect sunny South African day, and what better way to celebrate glorious weather than with a picnic? This country abounds in places of beauty crying out for a picnic blanket and alfresco food.

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The Kruger National Park in less than 36 hours

  • April 14, 2014 by Cassidy Parker

A quick visit to the Kruger National Park may sound impossible – but it isn’t. In fact, it can be done with only a little forward planning. So book a night’s accommodation, hire a car, pack some padkos, and hit the road.

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