Posts – Attractions

Walk in Gandhi's South African footsteps

  • 17 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

South African Tourism has launched a new initiative to highlight Mahatma Gandhi-inspired tourism attractions across the country. The passive resistance icon spent what’s been described as his ‘transformative years’ in the country.


#TravelChatSA: South Africa in ‘a thousand words’

  • 16 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

The scenic beauty of South Africa was showcased to great effect on Twitter in the latest #TravelChatSA. Travellers from across the country shared their best travel snaps in the one-hour gathering on the social networking site.


Discover South Africa with four Brazilian bloggers

  • 15 October 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Follow four Brazilian bloggers on their trip through South Africa, which they are already describing as ‘incredible.’


Artist's new trail(er)blazing designs come to the Grand Daddy Hotel

  • 14 October 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

Cape Town’s quirkiest accommodation option – a night in an Airstream trailer parked on the roof of the Grand Daddy Hotel in Long Street – has just been given a revamp.


5 top scenic attractions in Mpumalanga

  • 13 October 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Besides providing a gateway to the Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga has some stunning scenic views ...


Five wonderful Western Cape experiences

  • 12 October 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The magnificent province of the Western Cape is home to Table Mountain, Robben Island, part of the scenic garden route, picturesque winelands, and so much more. Here are five of the many wonderful experiences you can enjoy in this fascinating province.


Love South Africa: photos by Hassner Pepler

  • 11 October 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Here we showcase one of the many talented photographers contributing to the Love South Africa Flickr group.


Vrede en Lust – more than just a wine farm

  • 10 October 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Franschhoek wine farm Vrede en Lust is known for its award-winning wines and for hosting memorable weddings. But the farm is also a sought-after filming location, and is a trailblazer in renewable energy use.


Garden beauty: Spring at Babylonstoren

For a small entrance fee, visitors can experience the richness and diversity of a true Cape garden on the beautiful farm of Babylonstoren, which lies halfway between the winelands towns of Franschhoek and Paarl.


South Africa stars in the finale of hit Australian TV show The Bachelor

  • 03 October 2014 by Lynnette Johns

South Africa has been showcased on the hit Australian dating reality show, The Bachelor. The last two episodes of the current series are shot in South Africa and end with Bachelor Blake proposing to one of the three ladies who accompanies him here.