Posts – Attractions

Top urban cycling routes in South Africa

  • 25 September 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Cycling is one of the best ways to experience the sights and sounds of South Africa.

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10 South African towns with surprising overseas namesakes

  • 23 September 2014 by Nick Paul

You may well find it surprising that many South African towns and cities have namesakes overseas, and they look very different to our well-known local spots. Take a little Street View tour of some of the more unusual examples ...

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5 great Garden Route outings

There’s something for everyone on the beautiful Garden Route. Here are five ideas for a great day out.

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Couch-surfing in South Africa

Couch-surfers Kerstin Schueller and Isabel Kloppmann from Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany concluded their round-the-world trip in South Africa. Here’s their take on the country and couch-surfing as a way of finding your way around the world.

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Sights and sounds of Refilwe township, Cullinan

  • 22 September 2014 by Zintle Mtyeku

Refilwe township is one of the residential areas that flourished following the diamond rush around the Cullinan mine, and remains largely undiscovered.

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My city: Kate Turkington's Joburg

  • 21 September 2014 by Cassidy Parker

There’s no place like home. Take it from someone whose feet have travelled the world several times over – there’s nothing like putting them up precisely where they belong.

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Dining in East London

  • 20 September 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

East London is at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast – a coastal tourism route in the Eastern Cape, starting at Tsitsikamma – and offers many opportunities to sample a delicious meal.

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Love South Africa: Photos by StormSignal

  • 19 September 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We have a Love South Africa Flickr group where many talented photographers share incredible photos of our beautiful country. We’ve decided to showcase a few of these photographers’ photos on our blog.

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Face to face with a shark – can I do that again, please?

  • 19 September 2014 by Marin Gorrie

I recently decided to shake off my fear, don a wetsuit, and get up close and personal with a few sharks during a shark cage-diving encounter.

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#TravelChatSA goes glamping

#TravelChatSA looks at luxurious options for campers – otherwise known as ‘glamping’.

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