Posts – Attractions

Bloggers back to #MeetSouthAfrica ahead of Indaba 2014

  • April 17, 2014 by Kate Els

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


OR Tambo International Airport deserving of ‘Best Airport in Africa’ title

  • April 11, 2014 by Kolosa Vuso and Daphney Mngomeni

OR Tambo International Airport being awarded the title of ‘Best Airport in Africa’ is no surprise to travellers, business owners or those employed at the airport.


Finding solace in Nature's Valley

  • April 10, 2014 by Cassidy Parker

Nature’s Valley, situated just off the Garden Route some 30km east of Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape, offers that forever-chased-rarely-caught experience: the sheer joy of simply being able to be.


Abundant butterflies

Somewhere along the 5km Blue Route, one of the short hikes at Franklyn Park near Kampersrus, we stopped at the edge of a stream to cool down and enjoy the scenery. We weren’t alone – there were dozens of butterflies flitting over the water, alighting on plants and resting on cool patches of damp soil.


Pay 'peanuts' for room service in Cape Town

  • April 08, 2014 by Andrea Weiss

Some might argue that there’s no reason to stay indoors in Cape Town, but there are times when room service comes in handy. The good news is that Cape Town is second only to Tunis as the most affordable popular destination for room service in the world, according to TripAdvisor.


Fynbos, flowers, ferns and forests

South Africa is so much more than the Big Five, Cape Town and the Garden Route. There are other treasures besides lions and elephants, Table Mountain’s cable car, and glorious beaches. Keep your eyes open for another unique attraction – our gorgeous flora.