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Share in the wonder of the Shared Skies exhibition

The Shared Skies exhibition, currently on display at the National Gallery in Cape Town, celebrates the ancient wisdom of the San and Wajarri people through a series of artworks done by artists who descended from those cultures.


Comrades Marathon 2015 in pictures

  • 01 June 2015 by Christine Marot

One of the world’s toughest road races, the Comrades Marathon a test of mental and physical stamina.


Comrades Marathon 2015 results: 2 South African winners

More than 20 000 runners attempted the 87.7km Comrades Marathon from Durban to Pietermaritzburg today.


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.