Posts – Routes & Trails

South Africa’s City Sightseeing buses win top international awards

You’ve seen them all over the world – those iconic open-top red buses trundling their way round cities from Perth to Paris, from Sao Paulo to San Francisco. But have you tried the Johannesburg and Cape Town award-winning buses yet?

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Some fabulous winter getaways

Winter in South Africa offers a great opportunity to take a break – whether it’s Dullstroom for a spot of fishing, quad biking in the bush, or a spa retreat that’s good for the soul.

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Millennials, the next generation of travellers

  • 09 June 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The next generation is here, and they’re set to take the travel spotlight in the coming years: Millennials, also known as Generation Y.

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Beautiful De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape

​De Hoop Nature Reserve near the southern tip of Africa is a beautiful reserve with 70km of pristine coastline.

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The road to Comrades 2014 in pictures

  • 30 May 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

Excitement, nerves, and last-minute carbo-loading is building for those who are braving the 2014 Comrades Marathon on Sunday June 1. Check out this selection of photos ahead of the race.

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Meeting the horses (and people) of Kaapsehoop Horse Trails

  • 29 May 2014 by Melanie-Ann Feris

Ever been on a horse-riding safari? Kaapsehoop Horse Trails offers tailor-made safaris for guests, as well as activities for kids and novice riders.

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Five great scenic drives in the Cape

The Cape’s mountains and rugged coastline make for some of the most beautiful drives in the country. Here five of the best ...

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Seven reasons to visit Nelson Mandela Bay

Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch) is a very underrated destination, as I recently discovered after spending some time here. Here are seven reasons why you should consider visiting this part of the Eastern Cape.

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Five cool things to do in Durban

Durban is famous for its balmy weather, lush, subtropical feel and its links to the Orient. Here are five cool ways to experience South Africa’s most popular holiday destination.

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Road Tripping in South Africa

South Africa is a great country to drive around because of excellent roads and infrastructure. So get hold of a new user-friendly book that suggests some great road trips – all perfectly manageable in a sedan – and discover some new destinations.

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