Posts – Attractions

Chasing the sun across South Africa

  • 17 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

There were many subjects that we turned our cameras on during the recent #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers’ trip across the country. But the sun clearly stole the show.

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The SunStar art installation on Signal Hill

  • 16 April 2015 by Lynnette Johns

The SunStar is a temporary art installation on top of Cape Town’s Signal Hill. The artwork is largely made from the fence that once surrounded Robben Island.

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The 5 joys of a holiday run

Being on the road can throw your routine a little. Going for a run or a brisk walk can help and comes with several important advantages.

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City Sightseeing: a great way to see Cape Town in 90 minutes (or 2 days)

  • 14 April 2015 by Tara Turkington

Cape Town is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and you could spend weeks here there is so much to see. A great way to get a sense of the city and be transported to some of its best attractions is to climb aboard the red City Sightseeing bus – and to hop off and on as takes your fancy.

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Cape Town's best beaches for kids

  • 14 April 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Cape Town is home to sandloads of beautiful beaches. Here, we list those that are most family-friendly.

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Feed the friendly rays at uShaka Sea World

  • 13 April 2015 by Christine Marot

As they have been trained to do, the rays swim up to the aquarist, who presents a piece of fish to each open mouth and they simply suck it in, like so many marine vacuum cleaners.

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From holidays to honeymoons: a couple’s guide to Hermanus

  • 12 April 2015 by Lauren Morling

Activities for couples in the seaside town of Hermanus.

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A Spier Farm Experience is a great family outing

  • 11 April 2015 by Christine Marot

Sample Spier’s superb wines, a superb meal at the Eight Restaurant or a picnic basket from the Eight To Go delicatessen, and learn about birds of prey at the Eagle Encounters rehabilitation centre.

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Spionkop – South Africa’s Hill of Destiny

One of the most futile and bloodiest battles of the South African War was fought on top of a windswept, rain-sodden hill in KwaZulu-Natal on the night of 23 January, 1900, and the following day, 24 January. Three men on the hill that day – whose death would have changed the course of world history – survived.

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Stop and notice the little things

Do you pay enough attention to the little things when you’re travelling?

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