Posts – Attractions

Maboneng Precinct: Really cool

  • 31 December 2014 by Roela Hattingh

The Maboneng Precinct, an urban neighbourhood on the east side of the Johannesburg CBD, is a fully fledged thriving community of about 500 residents and is home to independent retail, restaurant and entertainment venues, as well as loft apartments, offices, a hotel, a museum and creative factory spaces.

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Dance away the old year and kiss in the new one: Great New Year's parties in South Africa

  • 30 December 2014 by Roela Hattingh

There is only one thing to do this New Year’s Eve in South Africa – celebrate, whoop it up, have a night on the tiles, carouse, make merry, paint the town red, have a ball, let your hair down, live it up, kick it, or as we say in South Africa, jol and jive.

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10 photos to remind you why you Love South Africa

  • 29 December 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

There are few countries in the world that offer as varied a visual feast as South Africa. If you need proof, just check out our Love South Africa Flickr group, where shutterbugs have been showcasing the visual beauty of the country from every angle. Here are 10 more photos from the group that will make you want to visit South Africa.

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Nottingham Road – a slice of English countryside with a South African flavour

  • 28 December 2014 by Christine Marot

Favoured as a romantic getaway, wedding venue and blissful country escape, Nottingham Road provides easy access to KwaZulu-Natal’s Midlands Meander arts-and-crafts route, fine cuisine, outdoor activities and beautiful scenery.

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See owls, falcons and eagles up close at the Dullstroom Bird of Prey and Rehabilitation Centre

The Dullstroom Bird of Prey and Rehabilitation Centre gives visitors the opportunity to come into close contact with some of South Africa’s most impressive raptors, from spotted eagle owls to jackal buzzards and peregrine falcons.

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7 secret coastal towns in South Africa

With about 3 000km of coastline, South Africa has many beautiful seaside towns. Here’s a pick of some of the smaller, out-of-the-way spots for nature lovers.

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Bridging the gaps: South Africa’s fascinating spans

  • 22 December 2014 by Willem Steenkamp

The most spectacular bridges in Africa are in South Africa – and the country’s five highest spans are all along the same stretch of highway in the Eastern Cape.

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Living la vida local: Airbnb in South Africa

  • 22 December 2014 by Cassidy Parker

Affordable and authentic, Airbnb has taken over the world as one of the best ways to experience local living. In South Africa, the Airbnb scene is growing quickly.

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Cape Town International Airport's Flybrary

  • 20 December 2014 by Lynnette Johns

You’ve read your book from cover to cover while flying to Cape Town, and you don’t necessarily want to lug it around any longer. That’s where Cape Town International Airport’s ‘Flybrary’ comes in handy.

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Why Johannesburg is the Rough Guides' top city 2015

Johannesburg was this week named as the top city to visit next year, according to trusted travel publication Rough Guides.

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