Posts – Attractions

4 great Durban day trips

  • 20 July 2014 by Christine Marot

Durban is well connected to the North Coast and South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal province via the N2 road, and inland via the N3, which makes the prospect of an enjoyable day tour from Durban well within reach.

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10 great reasons to visit Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Western Cape

  • 19 July 2014 by Andrea Weiss (words and pictures)

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve can rightfully claim its place in the conservation story of South Africa for restoring and protecting 54 000ha of craggy mountains and desert plains while offering an authentic Big Five experience for visitors.

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KwaZulu-Natal on adrenaline

  • 18 July 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

​There’s a certain kind of traveller who doesn’t truly appreciate a landscape until they’re speeding above, along and, sometimes, toward it at breakneck speed. For that traveller here are three of the most adrenaline-charged ways to experience KwaZulu-Natal.

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Wedding venues to suit all tastes

  • 17 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

A venue and the bride’s dress are often highest on the list of priorities, so it’s good to know that when it comes to venues, South Africa is a treasure chest of perfect wedding destinations.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week

  • 17 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic grammers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top regrams we have posted from the past week.

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Hayden Quinn's South African cooking adventure

  • 16 July 2014 by Andrea Weiss (all images courtesy of Top Billing)

Hayden Quinn is a cook, a marine biologist and an adventurer who owes his fame to the 2011 series of MasterChef Australia. His most recent project has been a 10 000km, seven-week tour of South Africa while filming a new culinary series, Hayden Quinn South Africa.

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Judah Square, Knysna

​‘Welcome sister. Here, we believe in the healing of broken hearts and broken spirits. Come. Let me show you.’ This is my welcome from Brother Zebulon, or Bra Zeb as he tells me to call him, when I arrive at Judah Square, the Rastafarian neighbourhood of Knysna’s Khayalethu township.

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South Africa's local markets

  • 14 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There are a number of fantastic markets to choose from in South Africa. Some are informal, happening beachside or near popular tourist attractions, while others are more formal markets in buildings.

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The road less travelled: Exploring South Africa solo

  • 13 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

For many, the thought of travelling alone can be quite daunting, especially when going to unfamiliar places. But the reality is you shouldn’t be afraid of travelling solo in South Africa. In fact, you should add it to your bucket list right now.

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Find Africa in Cape Town

  • 12 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns and Stuart Buchanan

Cape Town may be on the south-western tip of Africa, but it is home to people from all over the world’s second-most populous continent.

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