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.
Once considered the stepchild of flourishing suburbs, this thriving area of Johannesburg no longer gets the cold shoulder – but its rightful place among other booming areas, for its robust culture, up-and-coming establishments and unique character.
From superb wine to fine dining, our country has taken centre stage once again, with two extraordinary South Africans scooping sought-after international awards in the culinary and beverage industry. Wendy Applebaum’s DeMorgenzon Chardonnay Reserve 2015 has been named best wine in the world, while chef and restaurateur Luke Dale-Roberts’ Test Kitchen was placed 22nd among the best restaurants in the world.
Look back at South African history and you’ll know that this country’s foundations were built upon mining… diamond mining in particular. It was in the 1870s that the famous diamond rush began. It didn’t take long before a bustling town was born. That town was Kimberly – a bastion of South African history. But what does it look like today?
Welcome to the Friendly City of Port Elizabeth. Founded as a small town in 1820 by British settlers, this is the second oldest city in South Africa. Now known as Nelson Mandela bay, this city revolves around the ocean and is overflowing with interesting history, beautiful scenery and serene beaches.
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