Posts – Attractions

'The blanket is life'

  • 30 September 2015 by Carina van Wyk

Aranda Textile Mills, a huge blanket-manufacturer in Randfontein on Johannesburg’s West Rand, wants to turn traditional Basotho blankets into a fashion item around the world.


Ludwig's Roses – a sensory treat

  • 28 September 2015 by Rebecca Nattar

Amidst the Pretoria bushveld lies Ludwig’s Roses – an ocean of fragrant blossoms where waves of various kinds of roses ebb and flow along the horizon.


Historical Bloemfontein

  • 28 September 2015 by Camilla Kohlmeyer

Bloemfontein, the heartland city and judicial capital of South Africa, has a rich history. It is located in the agriculturally focused Free State province and is also known as the City of Roses because of the abundance of these flowers in the city.


A bird's-eye view of Durban

Even on a cloudy day Durban, from the air, affords a new appreciation of his coastal city.


#MeetSouthAfrica's Western Cape

  • 25 September 2015 by Riefkah Adams

Home to beaches, winelands, historical attractions, national parks and more, the Western Cape is one of South Africa’s most popular destinations. Take a glimpse at some of what it has to offer ...


Popular pics on Instagram this week: the great outdoors and the Springboks

  • 24 September 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...


The beauty of South Africa’s Mpumalanga province

  • 23 September 2015 by Riefkah Adams

South Africa’s Mpumalanga province is a visual feast. Take a look at the pics below, and you’ll understand why ...


Walk in the footsteps of South Africa’s earliest gold miners

Imagine being able to time-travel back more than 100 years to the heady days of South Africa’s gold rush. Well it’s possible – without the help of a time machine or the need to dematerialise – when you visit Gauteng’s Kromdraai Gold Mine.


The Kingdom of Mapungubwe

  • 22 September 2015 by Riefkah Adams

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mapungubwe marks an area where an Iron Age community traded with visitors from Egypt, India and China more than a thousand years ago. Today it is a national park that attracts visitors as much for its history as for its natural beauty.


#MeetSouthAfrica's coastal playground: Durban

  • 21 September 2015 by Riefkah Adams

Beaches, sun, culture and cuisine – Durban has it all. Come experience what this popular coastal city has to offer ...