Posts – Responsible Tourism

Wine, dine and bike your way around Franschhoek

Going from vineyard to vineyard is what being in the Cape Winelands is all about. But your transport options aren’t limited to cars ... next time you’re there, hop on a bicycle.

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South Africa gets two new World Biosphere Reserves

  • 15 June 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

UNESCO has recognised two more unique areas in South Africa as World Biosphere Reserves. Magaliesberg and the Gouritz Cluster received the honour in Paris last week.

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5 emerging travel trends

  • 14 May 2015 by Roseanna McBain

What direction is travel heading? Here are five emerging trends ...

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#TravelChatSA explores 'staycations' in South Africa

  • 23 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

A vacation far from home can be great fun, but sometimes those little trips a short distance from your home can be just as rewarding. If you agree, then you have a good idea about what a ‘staycation’ is.

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Avondale Wine Estate

If ever there was a wine farm that was in tune with Mother Nature, it’s the Avondale Wine Estate in Paarl.

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The Cape's proteas

  • 10 April 2015 by Lynnette Johns

There are many different types of proteas in the Cape, from the pretty blushing bride to South Africa’s national flower, the glorious king protea.

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9 great reasons to visit Grootbos

A round-up of some of the special experiences at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

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Keeping it natural: The Bryanston Organic & Natural Market

  • 06 January 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Johannesburg’s reputation as South Africa’s economic centre might conjure visions of a concrete jungle, but its abundance of trees means that it’s also recognised as one of the most wooded cities in the world. Areas like the Bryanston Organic & Natural Market are a testament to the green values that many in the city share.

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Cape Town leads the way as a green city

Cape Town’s growth as a green city continues to be recognised as a new report praises various initiatives.

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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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