Posts – Attractions

Day tripping through Gauteng

  • 12 March 2015 by Melanie-Ann Feris

Got a few hours to spare in Gauteng? Add these sites to your itinerary for a quick day trip.

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Exploring South Africa's diamond heritage

It’s amazing, the diamond. With most of its industrial uses now possible with synthetic materials, it is only worth what we say it is worth. South Africa has a rich diamond history, much of which can be discovered in an untouched corner of the Northern Cape.

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Memel – a small-town gem in the Free State

  • 11 March 2015 by Daphney Mngomeni

In the north-eastern region of the Free State, between Newcastle and Vrede, lies Memel, a small town renowned for its natural beauty and popularity as a getaway for city slickers.

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Sani Pass: rugged beauty in no man's land

  • 09 March 2015 by Carina van Wyk

The Sani Pass literally lies in no man’s land between South Africa and Lesotho, close to the KwaZulu-Natal town of Himeville. With reports that it’s going to be tarred soon, 4x4 enthusiasts from across the country have been flocking to the untouched landscape to ascend this extremely challenging mountain pass.

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10 South African places that feature in books

A round-up of 10 places in South Africa associated with famous books, both popular and classic.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: unusual sightings

  • 06 March 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

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

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#TravelChatSA explores the natural wonders of South Africa

  • 05 March 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

From its jagged mountains to its desert dunes to its pristine coastlines, South Africa’s natural beauty is world-renowned. But how many of the spectacular sights on offer in this country would you call a ‘natural wonder’? This week’s #TravelChatSA sought answers to this very question.

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South Africa's national parks the most visited in Africa

Table Mountain National Park and the Kruger National Park are the most visited parks in Africa.

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5 hideaways in the Drakensberg

South Africa is full of hidden gems, but the spectacular Drakensberg mountains, in particular, boast an abundance of them.

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Hello Parys

Just over 100km from Johannesburg, the charming town of Parys in the Free State draws adventure enthusiasts, eclectic crowds of artists and craftsmen, and those looking for peace and tranquility.

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