Posts – Attractions

Take the kids to the Bartolomeu Dias Museum in Mossel Bay

At the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, there’s something for everyone: a garden to run around in, a life-size boat to clamber around, a mini-aquarium and a beautiful collection of rare shells.


Discover Durban's Mitchell Park Zoo

  • 30 July 2014 by Christine Marot

Durban’s only zoo has a wide variety of species such as duiker, raccoon, wallaby, mongoose, marmoset, as well many beautiful endemic and exotic birds, including flamingos, scarlet ibises and hornbills.


Riding the crest of a craft-beer wave

  • 29 July 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Whether it’s a new gastropub, bottle stores selling local craft offerings and imported European ales, or even new breweries cropping up at a rapid rate around the country, the South African beer palate is evolving and savvy entrepreneurs are taking note.


Pet-friendly travelling in South Africa

  • 28 July 2014 by Sarah Came

You need not miss your pet just because you want a few days of sun and sand – you can have both. Here are just a few pet-friendly places to stay while you enjoy some relaxing time in the sun.


Franschhoek's Mystery Weekends – the perfect getaway

  • 28 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

A weekend of bliss is on the cards for romantics and food and wine lovers, with two Franschhoek Mystery Weekends on the horizon. One is at the tail-end of winter and the second at the end of September, when it’s still cold enough to snuggle up yet warm enough to take an amble through the town.


​Ramadan in the Cape

  • 25 July 2014 by Riefkah Adams

Muslims across South Africa are preparing to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr, heralding the end of a month of fasting. On Sunday night, thousands of Muslims will be at Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town to sight the new moon, signalling the end of the fast.


Beautiful waterscapes

  • 25 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There have been some fantastic waterscapes shared on our Love South Africa Flickr group. Here are a few of them ...


Freedom and fun in the Free State

  • 24 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

The Free State is big-sky country, with scenic beauty and tranquility, sandstone rock formations, a World Heritage Site, grasslands and adventure options – all of which make for the perfect getaway.


Travelling to SA for business or holiday? Try these apps …

  • 23 July 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

So, you’re heading to South Africa for a meeting or a conference, perhaps on short notice, and are unsure about what to expect when you get here, or how to get around? Well, luckily, there’s a piece of technology you probably have already that can help you – your smartphone.


4 great Durban day trips

  • 20 July 2014 by Christine Marot

Durban is well connected to the North Coast and South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal province via the N2 road, and inland via the N3, which makes the prospect of an enjoyable day tour from Durban well within reach.