Posts – Culture & History

The capital town for wire cars

  • 14 August 2015 by Sarah Came

In the Karoo, almost in the very centre of South Africa, lies a tiny little dorpie (small town) with a surprising penchant for cars – not F1 cars or vintage cars, but wire cars.


Luxury in Port Elizabeth – Admiralty Beach House

Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape is known for its gorgeous Blue Flag beaches, and has been a top South African holiday destination for decades. Although you’ll find all kinds of accommodation here, from campsites to luxury hotels, spoil yourself at one of its most inviting and luxurious B&Bs.


24 hours in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is also affectionately known as Jozi, Joburg, or the City of Gold. It’s a city of big dreams, buzzing streets that never sleep and endless opportunities for fun, relaxation and adventure.


Uncovering the lost city of Mapungubwe Hill

A journey of 120 steps up the side of the hill to the top takes you back in time.


Only in South Africa ...

  • 07 August 2015 by Sarah Came

South Africa is famous for its diversity – of people, wildlife, scenery, habitats and experiences. With so much going on, it’s difficult to keep track of all the fascinating facts about the country, but here are a few of the country’s claims to fame ...


5 underground tours in South Africa

  • 04 August 2015 by Roseanna McBain

South Africa is renowned for its above-ground beauty, but there are also fascinating tours for those who wish to explore underground.


Mpumalanga’s Mount Anderson Reserve – a little-known treasure

Mount Anderson is still undiscovered by many travellers, so make sure you get there soon, before the word spreads ...


Get to know Durban on a Ricksha Bus city tour

Durban’s Ricksha Bus city tour is a fun way for the family to meet South Africa’s coastal city.


PheZulu offers way more than a safari park experience

  • 24 July 2015 by Christine Marot

PheZulu Safari Park is a one-stop destination that provides wildlife encounters together with an overview of Zulu culture, which is endemic to the province of KwaZulu-Natal.


South African rock art – uncovering hidden mysteries

Southern Africa is home to the richest rock art region in the world. In South Africa alone, we have approximately 15 000 sites of both engravings and paintings, and experts agree that these works of the San are among the finest of their kind in the world.