Posts – Culture & History

The Cape's kramats: a unique religious and cultural heritage

  • 08 September 2015 by Lee-Anne Collingridge

You’ve done Robben Island, the cable car, the Waterfront, Seal Island, Chapman’s Peak, Cape Point, the Winelands, a wine tour, Hermanus, Simon’s Town and the Old Biscuit Mill ... and you’ve still got a few days to kill in Cape Town.


Cultural experiences, game and more at Phezulu Safari Park

Phezulu Safari Park is definitely a fulfilling outing, with cultural dance, a reptile park, curio shop and restaurant in the beauty of KwaZulu-Natal’s Valley of a Thousand Hills.


Unique tanks, armoured cars and more at the Armour Museum

  • 24 August 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

In Bloemfontein, in an area redolent with history, is one of South Africa’s more unusual military museums: the Armour Museum.


Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival: #72hrsSoweto

September is a busy month on the South African calendar – along with it being Tourism Month and Heritage Month, the 11th annual Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival takes place.


Hiking Limpopo's Blouberg mountains

  • 23 August 2015 by Christine Marot

Spring is around the corner and the outdoors beckon, with new places to explore and unique experiences to be had. One of these is a relatively new hiking trail in the Blouberg mountains in Limpopo province.


Hennessy celebrates 250 years of fabulous cognac – with fabulous art

  • 22 August 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

Hennessy, the world-famous cognac brand, celebrates its 250th anniversary this year with a special art exhibition that will be shown in only five cities worldwide – and Johannesburg is one of them.


R100-million addition to Mandela Capture Site

  • 19 August 2015 by Rebecca Nattar

The Nelson Mandela Capture Site in KwaZulu-Natal is undergoing a R100-million upgrade which officials say will generate even more tourism in the area.


#MeetSouthAfrica's Blaauwberg Nature Reserve

The Blaauwberg Nature Reserve offers more than scenic views of two of South Africa’s World Heritage Sites – Robben Island and Table Mountain – or even hiking trails for nature lovers.


Time travel in the Western Cape

Take a trip back in time by visiting the Outeniqua Transport Museum along the Garden Route.


Inanda Heritage Route is a true natural treasure

  • 17 August 2015 by Rebecca Nattar

The beautiful and diverse city of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal has much to offer visitors – not least of which is the unique Inanda Heritage Route, an ecotourism destination that offers visitors a variety of cultural attractions, nature trails and adventure activities.