Posts – Events

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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Cape Town’s Minstrel Carnival – a colourful event

  • 17 January 2015 by Lynnette Johns

One of the youngest minstrels showing off her troupe’s colours

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South African festivals – something for everyone

  • 03 December 2014 by Carina van Wyk

One should always have something to look forward to, and what could be better than having a few fun festivals lined up on the calendar? We take a look at some of South Africa’s more interesting festivals.

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South Africa shines at World Responsible Tourism Awards

  • 10 November 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

Cape Town’s famous V&A Waterfront is one of three tourism businesses in the Western Cape that picked up top honours at the World Responsible Tourism Awards, held at the World Travel Market in London recently.

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10 sizzling summer events

A round-up of 10 exciting summer events to pencil into your diary.

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#TravelChatSA turns the spotlight on social media

  • 30 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

The age of smartphones and social media has opened new research avenues for travellers in search of adventures. This week’s #TravelChatSA looked at the most popular social media platforms and how they are being used by visitors and the local industry.

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Swellenberry festival fun

Looking for a fun way to end off your year, all for a good cause? Then head on down to the town of Swellendam for its annual berry festival, from 5 to 7 December this year.

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Giant Flag project hailed as a ‘game changer’

  • 24 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

Plans are afoot to create a massive South African flag out of desert plants and solar panels in the Karoo. The Giant Flag project was launched in Graaff-Reinet on Thursday.

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