Posts – Culture & History

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.


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.