Posts – Culture & History

Faces of the Northern Cape

  • 18 September 2015 by Camilla Kohlmeyer

The heart of any place beats because of the locals living there – the colourful personalities whose faces tell a story. Meet the people of the Northern Cape ...


#MeetSouthAfrica’s Talana Museum in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields

Find out more about the South African War with a visit to the Talana Museum in KwaZulu-Natal.


Things to do in moer & gone places

“Moer and gone” is a South African colloquial expression meaning “very far away”. But the tempting destinations in the lavishly illustrated user-friendly book, Things to do in moer & gone places, are not always very far away in geographical terms – they’re just places, often off the beaten track, that will entice you to visit some of South Africa’s less well-known areas.


Meet South Africa's #NalediFossils

  • 10 September 2015 by Melanie-Ann Feris

Scientists on Thursday 10 September 2015 revealed the discovery of a new species in the Cradle of Humankind UNESCO World Heritage site in Gauteng. The Naledi fossils will be on display at the Maropeng Visitor Centre in the Cradle of Humankind for a limited period.


The Cape's kramats: a unique religious and cultural heritage

  • 08 September 2015 by Lee-Anne Collingridge

You’ve done Robben Island, the cable car, the Waterfront, Seal Island, Chapman’s Peak, Cape Point, the Winelands, a wine tour, Hermanus, Simon’s Town and the Old Biscuit Mill ... and you’ve still got a few days to kill in Cape Town.


Cultural experiences, game and more at Phezulu Safari Park

Phezulu Safari Park is definitely a fulfilling outing, with cultural dance, a reptile park, curio shop and restaurant in the beauty of KwaZulu-Natal’s Valley of a Thousand Hills.


Unique tanks, armoured cars and more at the Armour Museum

  • 24 August 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

In Bloemfontein, in an area redolent with history, is one of South Africa’s more unusual military museums: the Armour Museum.


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.