Posts – Culture & History

Nottingham Road – a slice of English countryside with a South African flavour

  • 28 December 2014 by Christine Marot

Favoured as a romantic getaway, wedding venue and blissful country escape, Nottingham Road provides easy access to KwaZulu-Natal’s Midlands Meander arts-and-crafts route, fine cuisine, outdoor activities and beautiful scenery.

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Rob Caskie: Guiding through storytelling

  • 23 December 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Rob Caskie, South Africa’s top tour guide for 2014, is a walking stick-wielding, shorts-wearing history buff.

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Bridging the gaps: South Africa’s fascinating spans

  • 22 December 2014 by Willem Steenkamp

The most spectacular bridges in Africa are in South Africa – and the country’s five highest spans are all along the same stretch of highway in the Eastern Cape.

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Cannons and crenellations: South Africa's castles

  • 15 December 2014 by Willem Steenkamp

South Africa, in its modern history, has had its fair share of war. As a result, the countryside is littered with fascinating old fortifications – and a few fanciful structures as well.

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#TravelChatSA explores KwaZulu-Natal

  • 11 December 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

KwaZulu Natal is one of South Africa’s all-in-one holiday destinations offering beautiful beach, bush and Berg experiences, alongside warm weather and a unique culture. This week’s #TravelChatSA explored treasures in the sunshine province.

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World-class whisky adds to Cape’s reputation

Most of us associate the Cape with great natural beauty, being a #1 tourist destination, Table Mountain, and, of course ... wine. But now a world-class whisky joins the list of natural attractions.

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​Great videos about South Africa

  • 08 December 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

South Africa, which is among the most culturally diverse countries in the world, is overflowing with things to do and see, taste experiences and adventures.

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BudgetTraveller: Johannesburg in pictures and songs

  • 07 December 2014 by Kash Bhattacharya, BudgetTraveller

Travel blogger Kash Bhattacharya of BudgetTraveller visited Johannesburg during his #MeetSouthAfrica trip. These are his thoughts ...

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Remembering Nelson Mandela: Some Madiba-inspired attractions

  • 05 December 2014 by Keith Nicholls

As we mark the one-year anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death, we look at 10 Madiba-inspired attractions.

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​30 fun things to do in Johannesburg under R200

  • 24 November 2014 by Russel Jarvis

Find out what to do in Johannesburg with a list of fun activities that won’t cost you the Earth.

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