Posts – Attractions

The Cradle of Humankind: Does the past have a future?

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, the Cradle of Humankind – rolling hills and plains about an hour north-west of Johannesburg – is made up of 15 important fossil sites of which the possibly 20-million-year-old Sterkfontein Caves are the most renowned.

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The Garden of Eden – Ardmore Ceramics, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands

Today 60 Zulu artists create unique works of art in workshops at Ardmore Ceramics on a lovely farm by a tumbling river in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

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10 destinations to sigh for in KwaZulu-Natal

  • 30 January 2015 by Desiree Haakonsen. All images courtesy of TravelGround

Take your pick from one of these 10 great lodges in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: flowers, wine and water

  • 30 January 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 ...

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​Top South African nightclubs

  • 29 January 2015 by Daphney Mngomeni

South Africa has an amazing nightlife for party animals like you. Here are some of the country’s top nightclubs to keep you partying long into the night.

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Robertson – a pretty town on Route 62

  • 28 January 2015 by Lynnette Johns

When thinking of Robertson in the Western Cape, the first thing that comes to mind may be the delicious wines of the area ... but there is much more to the town.

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Art deco is alive and well in Durban – a photo essay

  • 28 January 2015 by Christine Marot

More than 20 buildings in Durban are considered significant examples of art deco architecture, while many lesser-known examples are dotted around older residential areas.

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Six popular South African boutique hotels

  • 27 January 2015 by Christine Marot

Attentive staff, remarkable locations and opulent comfort are the hallmarks that set top boutique hotels apart from the competition.

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The exquisite Umthunzi Hotel and Conference Centre

  • 26 January 2015 by Daphney Mngomeni

Situated along the Hibiscus Coast in Umtentweni is the Umthunzi Hotel and Conference Centre, winner of the 2014 Lilizela Tourism Awards in the three-star category for both KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa.

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A Darling of a town

  • 25 January 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Darling, on the Western Cape’s West Coast, is a surprising little town. An hour out of Cape Town, it is known for its flowers and wine, for satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys, and the music festival Rocking the Daisies.

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