Posts – Attractions

Make your holiday snaps memorable with #TheToplessTour

  • 30 May 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

The latest trend among tourists who post photos of their holidays on social networks is a fun, light-hearted way of making your photo truly memorable. The trend was started by three young women from the UK who say that it’s about the ‘opening of your bare chest and heart to the world’.


Meeting the horses (and people) of Kaapsehoop Horse Trails

  • 29 May 2014 by Melanie-Ann Feris

Ever been on a horse-riding safari? Kaapsehoop Horse Trails offers tailor-made safaris for guests, as well as activities for kids and novice riders.


​Pink tourism in South Africa

  • 29 May 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Pink tourism is a niche tourism market aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travellers.


Five great scenic drives in the Cape

The Cape’s mountains and rugged coastline make for some of the most beautiful drives in the country. Here five of the best ...


‘Reconsider South Africa’ video goes viral

‘Reconsider South Africa’, a video published by South African Tourism, has been viewed several hundred thousand times already, receiving many rave reviews on social media.


Shopping in South Africa

  • 27 May 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

When it comes to shopping, South Africa has great options to choose from – whether you’re after large malls, smaller malls or something in between.


#MeetSouthAfrica with Kash Bhattacharya

Kash Bhattacharya was one of 14 travel bloggers who visited South Africa as part of the 2014 #MeetSouthAfrica campaign. Here he gives us some highlights of his recent trip 


Seven reasons to visit Nelson Mandela Bay

Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch) is a very underrated destination, as I recently discovered after spending some time here. Here are seven reasons why you should consider visiting this part of the Eastern Cape.


Business tourism boom in South Africa

  • 25 May 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Business tourism to South Africa is booming, a testament to our first-class infrastructure and conferencing facilities.


Ten must-do's at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town is one of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ botanical gardens in the world. A visit to this garden in its glorious setting against the slopes of Table Mountain is a must for any visitor. With so many places to explore, here’s a guide to 10 great activities in the garden.