Posts – Attractions

Fine art and wine at Saronsberg Cellar, Western Cape

  • 14 August 2014 by Desireé Haakonsen

Saronsberg Cellar is one of the most recognisable wine estates in the Cape Winelands, not least for its beautiful collection of art.

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10 of the best South African beaches to escape the crowds

  • 13 August 2014 by Nick Paul

Here are some of the best untouched beaches in South Africa to escape the holiday crowds.

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Top music festivals in South Africa

  • 13 August 2014 by Sarah Came

With our stunning landscape and equally beautiful weather, there are few better places to find a spot for a weekend far away from real life. And if you want a total escape, there is no better place than a world in the wilderness created by a music festival.

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Amazed by Augrabies

As the sun set at a point in Augrabies Falls National Park called Ararat, the world around me changed colour, bathed in a palette of purples and oranges according to the reach and angle of the sun’s rays.

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Take a ride on Durban's rickshaws

  • 12 August 2014 by Christine Marot

When I recently relived a childhood memory by taking a rickshaw ride along the Durban promenade, I had no idea that rickshaws have formed part of the fabric of Durban for well over a century.

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Sights & Sounds of Sandton booklet launched

  • 11 August 2014 by Sarah Came

The first Sights & Sounds of Sandton annual pocket guide was launched recently at a cocktail evening at the Hard Rock Café in Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City.

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South African signs revisited

There’s always entertainment to be had in the unusual signs one encounters on a road trip.

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Team South Africa on parade

  • 08 August 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

On Friday 8 August, Team South Africa was welcomed back to the country in style, with a parade honouring its impressive medal tally at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Discover the heavens with Maropeng

  • 08 August 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Escape the city limits to fully appreciate the wonders of our stellar home, the Milky Way. If you’re in Johannesburg, Maropeng’s stargazing evenings provide the perfect landscape for exploration.

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Get out of town: 5 day trips from Johannesburg

  • 08 August 2014 by Cassidy Parker

There’s much to be said for big-city life, but the need to escape grips all of us from time to time. Here are a few ideas for getting out of Johannesburg, all of which can be day trips (or days-on-end trips).

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