Posts – Routes & Trails

5 things to do in the Magoebaskloof area

  • 20 May 2015 by Carina van Wyk

Magoebaskloof in Limpopo province is the kind of place you can go back to again and again and again. There’s so much to do and see that one weekend isn’t enough.

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Attractions in and around Durban

  • 12 May 2015 by Sasha Hall

Home to South Africa’s busiest port, Durban boasts some of the country’s most beautiful beaches, a mix of unique cultures, friendly people and a laid-back lifestyle.

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Explore the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Amble

  • 08 May 2015 by Christine Marot

The KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Amble is a lesser-known offshoot of the more well-known Midlands Meander tourism route.

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Tweeting from trains: bloggers ride the Rovos Rail

  • 27 April 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

Rovos Rail has billed itself as the ‘most luxurious train in the world’. A group of writers and bloggers from across South Africa put the claim to the test on a trip from Pretoria to Cape Town recently. Here are the highlights from their social media feeds ...

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Ten off the beaten track things to do in the Eastern Cape

From the clear beaches of the Wild Coast, to quirky features you might miss if you blink, the Eastern Cape has plenty of spots for those looking for adventure and hidden treasures…

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South Africa with a difference – photo essay

Something a little bit different – a photo essay of quirky images from South Africa.

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City Sightseeing: a great way to see Cape Town in 90 minutes (or 2 days)

  • 14 April 2015 by Tara Turkington

Cape Town is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and you could spend weeks here there is so much to see. A great way to get a sense of the city and be transported to some of its best attractions is to climb aboard the red City Sightseeing bus – and to hop off and on as takes your fancy.

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Ryan Sandes' favourite South African mountain trails

  • 13 April 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Ryan Sandes has run an ultra-trail race on every continent, but his heart is still firmly in South Africa. He says Cape Town, specifically Table Mountain, is a trail runner’s paradise.

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From holidays to honeymoons: a couple’s guide to Hermanus

  • 12 April 2015 by Lauren Morling

Activities for couples in the seaside town of Hermanus.

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Spionkop – South Africa’s Hill of Destiny

One of the most futile and bloodiest battles of the South African War was fought on top of a windswept, rain-sodden hill in KwaZulu-Natal on the night of 23 January, 1900, and the following day, 24 January. Three men on the hill that day – whose death would have changed the course of world history – survived.

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