Posts – Attractions

12 things to do in Franschhoek

Franschhoek lies in a beautiful valley, surrounded by mountains and vineyards. It’s known as the food and wine capital of South Africa, but there’s so much more to do in and around this lovely little town.

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A taste of the spicy Cape

  • 19 June 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Spice takes on a different meaning in Paarl. Spice Route, an estate along the Paarl wine route, has developed into a delightful destination, with craft beer, artisanal chocolate and delicious wines on offer.

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Cape Town among world's top 10 most affordable cities

Cape Town is on the top 10 list of least expensive cities in the world, according to a recent survey by TripAdvisor.

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The misty, magical story of Modjadji, the Rain Queen

  • 18 June 2014 by Willem Steenkamp

Set in the majestic green mountains just north of Tzaneen, in Limpopo, is the seat of South Africa’s only matrilineal – and most secretive – dynasty: the royal kraal of Modjadji, the Rain Queen of the Balobedu people.

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Portside – Cape Town's newest skyscraper

  • 17 June 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

The R1.6-billion Portside building is Cape Town’s newest, tallest and greenest skyscraper.

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​South Africa's oldest pubs and bars: Watering holes with a history

  • 13 June 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

South Africa has a long and interesting history when it comes to beer, bars and pubs.

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People of South Africa

  • 11 June 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

South Africa’s inhabitants are a diverse cross-section of people with interesting stories. Come meet the people who call South Africa home.

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Cape Town’s historical and beautiful Vineyard Hotel

What is it about the Vineyard Hotel that is so appealing? Well, if Cape Town is consistently lauded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, then the Vineyard has one of its top locations.

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Some fabulous winter getaways

Winter in South Africa offers a great opportunity to take a break – whether it’s Dullstroom for a spot of fishing, quad biking in the bush, or a spa retreat that’s good for the soul.

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Millennials, the next generation of travellers

  • 09 June 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The next generation is here, and they’re set to take the travel spotlight in the coming years: Millennials, also known as Generation Y.

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