Posts – Events

Countdown to Comrades 2015: training and diet

  • 19 May 2015 by Christine Marot

Today’s highly scientific training methods and accompanying diets are far removed from those of Comrades pioneers, some of whom ran on empty stomachs and in rugby boots, and who thought nothing of stopping for a meal along the way.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: False Bay and Noordhoek

  • 15 May 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

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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A glimpse into AfrikaBurn 2015

  • 14 May 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

Every end-April, for a week, one of South Africa’s remotest corners comes alive with breathtaking art, music and thousands of colourfully costumed people. And then it all disappears again, down to the last sequin and glow stick.

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10 tips for surviving AfrikaBurn

AfrikaBurn is a festival of community and creativity that takes place in the middle of Tankwa Karoo National Park every year, and it kicks off on Monday 27 April. If you’ve already got your ticket in hand, and are breathless with anticipation, we’ve put together a few tips for you.

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The Two Oceans Marathon – the world's most beautiful long-distance race

  • 31 March 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Thousands of runners will gather in Newlands on Easter Saturday, 4 April, to take on the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon.

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Haenertsburg festivals

  • 16 March 2015 by Carina van Wyk

If you’re not specifically on the lookout you might drive past Haenertsburg in Limpopo without realising that you’ve just missed one of the most quaint villages – and host to some of the best small-town festivals – in South Africa.

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Out and about for Easter

  • 16 March 2015 by Lauren Morling

If you’re looking for ideas on how to spend your Easter weekend, look no further.

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The Stellenbosch Wine Festival: a must-attend event in the City of Oaks

  • 12 February 2015 by Kate Rau

Whether you’re a connoisseur, or someone who knows very little about wine but loves a glass or two every now and then, the annual Stellenbosch Wine Festival is one event you must attend.

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J&B Met 2015 at Kenilworth Racecourse

  • 31 January 2015 by Lynnette Johns

The J&B Met is one of the highlights on the Cape Town events calendar. The last Saturday of January is when thousands of people stream to the Kenilworth Racecourse to enjoy a day of high fashion and fun, and to watch the horses run.

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The power of entrepreneurship: meet Johannesburg's traffic light teacher

  • 29 January 2015 by Cassidy Parker

Johannesburg has been caught up in a good news story lately: an entrepreneurial beggar has been given the opportunity to turn his life around.

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