Posts – Attractions

7 secret coastal towns in South Africa

With about 3 000km of coastline, South Africa has many beautiful seaside towns. Here’s a pick of some of the smaller, out-of-the-way spots for nature lovers.


Bridging the gaps: South Africa’s fascinating spans

  • 22 December 2014 by Willem Steenkamp

The most spectacular bridges in Africa are in South Africa – and the country’s five highest spans are all along the same stretch of highway in the Eastern Cape.


Living la vida local: Airbnb in South Africa

  • 22 December 2014 by Cassidy Parker

Affordable and authentic, Airbnb has taken over the world as one of the best ways to experience local living. In South Africa, the Airbnb scene is growing quickly.


Cape Town International Airport's Flybrary

  • 20 December 2014 by Lynnette Johns

You’ve read your book from cover to cover while flying to Cape Town, and you don’t necessarily want to lug it around any longer. That’s where Cape Town International Airport’s ‘Flybrary’ comes in handy.


Why Johannesburg is the Rough Guides' top city 2015

Johannesburg was this week named as the top city to visit next year, according to trusted travel publication Rough Guides.


Popular pics on Instagram this week: Surfing and wine tasting

  • 19 December 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams shared on our account in the past week ...


5 reasons to visit Swellendam

  • 18 December 2014 by Leanne Pohlmann (words and images)

The historical town of Swellendam, founded by the Dutch East India Company in 1745, is the third-oldest magisterial district in South Africa.


Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff completes grand redesign

  • 17 December 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

The revamped Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff in Johannesburg has seen it transformed into one of the finest accommodation options in South Africa.


Cape Town travel a cinch with the MyCiTi bus service

  • 16 December 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Cape Town’s MyCiTi bus service makes getting around the city easy and affordable.


See the sights of Saldanha Bay

  • 14 December 2014 by Christine Marot

Saldanha Bay, South Africa’s largest natural harbour, is best known for its fishing industry, water sports and SAS Saldanha, South Africa’s naval training unit.