Posts – Attractions

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – Visitor’s Guide & Atlas

One of the first transfrontier zones to be created in southern Africa, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – an ancient landscape of rippling red dunes, dried watercourses, vast horizons, stark beauty and true wilderness – is one of the biggest conservation areas on Earth.

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Suncoast Towers: luxury accommodation on Durban’s shoreline

  • 20 June 2015 by Christine Marot

You won’t find luxury accommodation closer to the ocean along Durban’s Golden Mile than at the Suncoast Towers.

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A-Z Place Names of South Africa

The fascinating, informative A-Z Place Names of South Africa by Ann Gadd (Map Studio) is the perfect companion for all your travels in South Africa. It provides you with the origins of local place names, their history and their attractions.

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Celebrating Cape Town with Nespresso magazine: #24captured

  • 17 June 2015 by Kate Rau

Nespresso Club Members around the world will read all about the Cape Town life this quarter as they page or swipe their way through edition 24 of Nespresso magazine, a lifestyle publication profiling the globe’s top destinations.

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Durban – a photo essay

  • 17 June 2015 by Christine Marot

Clear skies, mild temperatures and windless days make Durban an all-year-round winner

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5 places to visit on Youth Day

  • 16 June 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

South Africans mark the contribution that young people have made to democracy today. Here are five places where young and old travellers can go to ponder this legacy.

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24 hours in Pretoria

A day spent in Pretoria can include visiting historical sites, observing local art and trying the best picnic spots in town.

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South Africa gets two new World Biosphere Reserves

  • 15 June 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

UNESCO has recognised two more unique areas in South Africa as World Biosphere Reserves. Magaliesberg and the Gouritz Cluster received the honour in Paris last week.

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Cape Town's Greenmarket Square – an authentic piece of Africa

  • 15 June 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Greenmarket Square in Cape Town has a rich history – it was a slave market, a base to patrol from and, at its lowest point, a parking lot. Today it is a popular market where tourists can haggle over the price of souvenirs.

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10 South African nature reserves you may not have heard about

  • 14 June 2015 by Lynnette Johns

South Africa has world-famous game reserves like the Kruger National Park, but also many nature reserves that are less well known. Here we list 10 of South Africa’s lesser-known reserves ...

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