Posts – Attractions

Durban – a photo essay

Clear skies, mild temperatures and windless days make Durban an all-year-round winner


5 places to visit on Youth Day

  • 16 June 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

South Africans mark the contribution that young people have made to democracy today. Here are five places where young and old travellers can go to ponder this legacy.


24 hours in Pretoria

A day spent in Pretoria can include visiting historical sites, observing local art and trying the best picnic spots in town.


South Africa gets two new World Biosphere Reserves

  • 15 June 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

UNESCO has recognised two more unique areas in South Africa as World Biosphere Reserves. Magaliesberg and the Gouritz Cluster received the honour in Paris last week.


Cape Town's Greenmarket Square – an authentic piece of Africa

  • 15 June 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Greenmarket Square in Cape Town has a rich history – it was a slave market, a base to patrol from and, at its lowest point, a parking lot. Today it is a popular market where tourists can haggle over the price of souvenirs.


10 South African nature reserves you may not have heard about

  • 14 June 2015 by Lynnette Johns

South Africa has world-famous game reserves like the Kruger National Park, but also many nature reserves that are less well known. Here we list 10 of South Africa’s lesser-known reserves ...


View restaurant – the height of fine dining

  • 12 June 2015 by Stuart Dickinson

View, the newly opened restaurant perched at the top of the Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, is fast making a name for itself as one of the hottest dining venues in Johannesburg.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: the Wild Coast and wildlife

  • 12 June 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 ...


#TravelChatSA highlights South Africa's wonderful winters

  • 11 June 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Fight the temptation to hibernate this winter and hit the road across South Africa instead. This week’s #TravelChatSA highlighted some great winter experiences.


TripAdvisor's top South African attractions

  • 10 June 2015 by Lynnette Johns

When visiting popular South African destinations, make sure your trip includes visiting the top attractions as rated by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site.