Posts – Culture & History

Calvinia – a gem in the Hantam dust

  • 12 May 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

There’s nothing like being stuck in a place to compel one to explore it – and discover delights that would otherwise be missed.

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Attractions in and around Durban

  • 12 May 2015 by Sasha Hall

Home to South Africa’s busiest port, Durban boasts some of the country’s most beautiful beaches, a mix of unique cultures, friendly people and a laid-back lifestyle.

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Bloggers' tour of South African treasures draws to a close

  • 07 May 2015 by Edwina van der Burg

Animals of all shapes and sizes and the beauty of the Knysna Heads was the main focus of the #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers before they headed to Durban for #INDABA2015.

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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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