Posts – Attractions

Hotels and guest lodges in Port Elizabeth

  • January 28, 2013 by Stuart Dickinson

Need a place to put your feet up after a busy day exploring the friendly city of Port Elizabeth? Or maybe you just want to while away the hours in luxurious comfort? With so many accommodation options in Port Elizabeth, you’ll be hard-pressed to make a choice.

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Going Homeless Project nearly finds a home ...

The Coffee Shack is a near-perfect backpacking experience. Initially the plan was to stay three days ... but it ended up being closer to two weeks. The Going Homeless Project’s only complaint was that I had to leave. Reluctantly.

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When bookworms collect

Collectors Treasury reveals books stacked high and low, old and new, sorted loosely into various collections. Books just patiently waiting for their new homes inside an old building wedged under a highway overpass.

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One of South Africa’s most beautiful gardens

Enjoy one of South Africa’s most magnificent and eco-friendly gardens when you visit the historic Brenthurst Gardens, right in the middle of Johannesburg.

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Berry picking in the Free State

Travelling through South Africa often means unexpected detours when you stumble across something interesting.

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All I want for Christmas (and the new year)

This is my personal wish list of travel goals and aims for 2013.

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See the feathers fly!

TThe Montecasino Bird Gardens in Johannesburg are a riot of colour, have spectacular cycad gardens, and boast not only 60 species of birds – both endemic and exotic – but some very strange creatures as well…

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Ten ways to be a tourist in your own city

Being a tourist is all about those feelings of novelty and awe. If you’re not going away these summer holidays, why not pretend to be a tourist in your own city? Here is some help on how to ignite new-found appreciation for your home town.

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Lunar landscapes and carpets of wildflowers…

The Northern Cape is home to a number of incredible natural attractions and national parks.

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Ten fun spots for kids

Some ideas as to great places for kids’ activities in South Africa during the summer holidays.

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