Posts – Culture & History

Another day, another adventure for the #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers

  • 06 May 2015 by Edwina van der Burg

More fab experiences have been enjoyed by the South African Tourism-hosted bloggers as they meet South Africa.

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5 great free apps for travelling in South Africa

  • 05 May 2015 by Carina van Wyk

With all the different travel apps available these days, exploring South Africa is easy. It’s like having your own personal travel guide in your pocket.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: the Mother City, Madiba and the Mac Mac Falls

  • 01 May 2015 by Edwina van der Burg

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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South Africa's cities shine on #TravelChatSA

  • 30 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

South Africa’s rolling hills, wild coastline and wide open countryside are world-renowned for their beauty, but, as we found on this week’s #TravelChatSA, its cities are just as appealing.

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10 places to visit on Freedom Day

  • 27 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

How are you spending Freedom Day? Here are some ideas for a thought-provoking, enjoyable day out.

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The world-famous Drakensberg Boys Choir

A visit to the remarkable Drakensberg Boys Choir is a must. If you’re in KwaZulu-Natal at any stage, make it your mission to hear them – it’s an experience you will never forget.

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Spionkop – South Africa’s Hill of Destiny

One of the most futile and bloodiest battles of the South African War was fought on top of a windswept, rain-sodden hill in KwaZulu-Natal on the night of 23 January, 1900, and the following day, 24 January. Three men on the hill that day – whose death would have changed the course of world history – survived.

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The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival: a celebration of Afrikaans

Expect to participate in a sokkie (an informal style of dance), and discover much-loved dishes such as potjiekos and milk tart.

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Painting the streets of Kgubetswana

  • 08 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Think of the term ‘street art’ in South Africa, and more often than not, you will picture the masterpieces sprayed under bridges and on buildings in the sprawling urban jungles. I spotted the art form in an almost rural setting – and it was magnificent.

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Popular pics on Instagram: the joys of summer

  • 03 April 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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