Posts – Attractions

Reefsteamers – for the love of trains

For those who love old steam trains, a trip to the Magaliesberg with Reefsteamers offers the ultimate day trip for families in search of adventure.


A day visit to Aquila Private Game Reserve

  • 24 August 2014 by Desireé Haakonsen (words and pictures)

Aquila Private Game Reserve is an easy day’s outing from Cape Town where you can see the Big Five.


Author Tony Park's South Africa

For best-selling Australian author Tony Park, South Africa is ‘friendly, welcoming, fascinating, exciting, beautiful, crazy, relaxing and forward looking; with a strong sense of culture and past’. This combination of elements is irresistible to Tony and his wife, Nicola.


#TravelChatSA goes cruising

What’s unique about a cruise holiday? And what’s available in South Africa? These were the topics discussed in this week’s #TravelChatSA.


Follow the flowers to Namaqualand

A visit to the coastal stretch of the Namaqua National Park reveals a floral wonderland.


Mandla Maseko’s space voyage: Breaking new ground

  • 20 August 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

Early next year (the exact date to be confirmed), 25-year-old Mandla Maseko will launch into space – an honour he is not taking lightly.


Get romantic in Gauteng: 8 great date ideas

  • 19 August 2014 by Kate Rau

There isn’t a special formula for a great date. There is no perfect venue, time or thing to do that will rank higher or lower on the great date scale. Dinner at the Italian trattoria around the corner – sharing a piping hot quattro stagione pizza and a bottle of lambrusco with your partner – might be a real winner one night and a disaster the next. The trick is to keep things interesting.


TravelByDrone: An aerial view of Cape Town

  • 18 August 2014 by Lynnette Johns

TravelByDrone, an internet-sharing website of footage recorded by drones, gives people the opportunity to see for themselves what a place is like before actually travelling to the destination.


Kgalagadi dreaming

When visiting the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, you’ll arrive with expectations that won’t be met and leave with memories you couldn’t have imagined.


5 cool things to do on your Garden Route holiday

The Garden Route is a fun destination any time of the year. Here are five great holiday activities ...