Posts – Attractions

Popular pics on Instagram this week

  • 17 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic grammers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top regrams we have posted from the past week.

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Hayden Quinn's South African cooking adventure

Hayden Quinn is a cook, a marine biologist and an adventurer who owes his fame to the 2011 series of MasterChef Australia. His most recent project has been a 10 000km, seven-week tour of South Africa while filming a new culinary series, Hayden Quinn South Africa.

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Judah Square, Knysna

​‘Welcome sister. Here, we believe in the healing of broken hearts and broken spirits. Come. Let me show you.’ This is my welcome from Brother Zebulon, or Bra Zeb as he tells me to call him, when I arrive at Judah Square, the Rastafarian neighbourhood of Knysna’s Khayalethu township.

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South Africa's local markets

  • 14 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There are a number of fantastic markets to choose from in South Africa. Some are informal, happening beachside or near popular tourist attractions, while others are more formal markets in buildings.

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The road less travelled: Exploring South Africa solo

  • 13 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

For many, the thought of travelling alone can be quite daunting, especially when going to unfamiliar places. But the reality is you shouldn’t be afraid of travelling solo in South Africa. In fact, you should add it to your bucket list right now.

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Find Africa in Cape Town

  • 12 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns and Stuart Buchanan

Cape Town may be on the south-western tip of Africa, but it is home to people from all over the world’s second-most populous continent.

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The whale season is in full swing

Each year, southern right whales start arriving at the Cape around June, and with them come the whale watchers eager to observe these gentle giants in their natural environment.

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The National Arts Festival – a national treasure

  • 11 July 2014 by Sarah Came

The National Arts Festival, currently on in Grahamstown, is one of South Africa’s arts and culture highlights, and is the biggest annual event of its kind in Africa.

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10 coastal towns we love

#TravelChatSA is a weekly event on Twitter that sees fellow travellers get together for an hour on a Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm to chat about their favourite topic. This week’s topic was #CoastalTownsSA, and we picked a few ...

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Celebrate Bastille Day in Franschhoek

Franschhoek seldom needs an excuse for a festival, but one of its favourites is its Bastille Day celebration, now in its 21st year.

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