Posts – Attractions

Make a beeline for Cape Town's new zipline adventure tour

The new SA Forest Adventures zipline experience in Cape Town is a must for all thrill-seekers heading to the Mother City.


Seeking new adventures outside of Cape Town

  • 12 November 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Are you looking to try some adventures beyond the borders of Cape Town? Well, here are a number of options to choose from ...


10 photos that will make you want to visit South Africa

  • 11 November 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

If vivid memories and even more vivid photographs are what you look for in your tourism experience, then South Africa is just the place for you. We’ve picked 10 photographs from the Love South Africa Flickr account that illustrate how memorable the sights of South Africa are ...


A riot of purple during jacaranda season

  • 11 November 2014 by Cassidy Parker (words and images)

It’s early summer in South Africa, which means one thing for Johannesburg and Pretoria: the jacarandas are out. Take a look at our purple world.


Whale watching from a bathtub in De Kelders

  • 10 November 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen (words and pictures)

Hermanus may be known as the Whale Watching Capital, but after a weekend of southern right whales almost breaching into her lap, Desiree Haakonsen of TravelGround reckons De Kelders is the area’s best-kept secret.


Urban walks – for a new perspective

  • 08 November 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Urban walks are a good way to get to know a different side of a city. A walk can include enjoying the architecture, sights and sounds, or the rich history a city has to offer.


#TravelChatSA goes to McGregor

  • 06 November 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

The picturesque small town of McGregor in the Western Cape was the focus of this week’s #TravelChatSA. Travellers shared their favourite experiences in a town known for its relaxation retreats, fine wines and hiking trails.


Building blocks: A brief look at South African architecture

  • 05 November 2014 by Cassidy Parker

A brief look at South Africa’s architectural story over the past 350 years.


New predator exhibit opening soon at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Anyone who has visited Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront this year would have noticed cranes, scaffolding and a hive of activity from men and women in hard hats just outside the Two Oceans Aquarium. It is expanding, and this very exciting project is nearing completion.


The Shadow Boxer

  • 01 November 2014 by mzansigirl

There are various artistic representations of Joburg’s greatest son, Nelson Mandela, throughout Johannesburg – from the regal Nelson Mandela Bridge connecting Braamfontein and the CBD, to the gigantic bronze sculpture in Sandton’s Nelson Mandela Square that tourists line up to take pics in front of.