Posts – Culture & History

Immerse yourself in colour and culture in our buzzing cities.

  • 16 November 2016

Discover the bustling heart of South Africa’s city life.

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Introducing “South Africa – a wow in every moment”

  • 03 November 2016

As South African Tourism, we’d like you to say “hello” to South Africa and find your “wow in every moment”. Discover 24 hours of wow in South Africa.

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South Africa: Where humankind first stood upright and where Mandela showed the world how to stand up for freedom

  • 23 September 2016

South Africa, with its abundance of rich fossil sites, is not only widely regarded as the cradle of modern man. It’s also seen by many as the birthplace of modern humanity, as shown by the remarkable leader who walked out of jail and united a nation – Nelson Mandela.

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City in pictures – Pretoria

  • 11 August 2016 by Damian Cupido

Say hello to our capital city - Pretoria. Take a tour with us and discover our fourth biggest city.

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South Africa’s historic battles

  • 08 August 2016 by Damian Cupido

South Africa is alive with history. Pay respect to the battle cries of history by visiting these famous battle sites.

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Hidden gems of Limpopo

  • 21 July 2016

Venture into Limpopo and explore this northern-most province of South Africa that’s a treasure chest jam-packed with a rich source of cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes and an abundance of tourist attractions. Whether you’re an avid adventurer or a laid-back traveller, Limpopo is a thriving province that caters to every tourist’s needs.

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Hidden gems of the North West

  • 15 July 2016

There’s always a reason to visit the North West province - from its picturesque landscape, which is defined by breathtaking mountains to its national parks and luxurious hotels, there’s no excuse not to explore this magnificent province to understand what makes it so special.

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Hidden gems of Gauteng

  • 14 July 2016

Gauteng is often referred to as the “place of gold” and rightfully so - this vibrant province harbours a wealth of unique tourist attractions. From historical sites and museums to adrenaline-charged theme parks and deluxe hotels, venture out into this region of South Africa to unearth gems just waiting to be discovered.

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Know your Cape Malay culture

  • 04 July 2016 by Damian Cupido

If you find yourself in the Western Cape, be sure to visit Bo-Kaap and immerse yourself in the Cape Malay culture. This vibrant community has a fascinating heritage and they’re proud to share their knowledge and culture. Learn how they have contributed to South Africa’s prosperity.

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Small Towns, Big Hearts: The Three Jewels of Mpumalanga

  • 01 July 2016 by Warren Raaff

Meet the three brilliant little towns that provide a base camp for intrepid adventurers and Mpumalanga explorers.

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