Posts – Routes & Trails

Plan a whale-watching trip in South Africa

Factor in some whale watching while on safari in southern Africa.

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Life in the slow lane: Port Elizabeth's iBhayi Sunshine Saunter route

  • 26 January 2015 by Christine Marot

The Ibhayi Sunshine Saunter is a circular journey of discovery for the family, within 50km of the Port Elizabeth city centre.

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Geology off the beaten track – exploring South Africa’s hidden treasures

If you’re at all interested in understanding and interpreting some of the rocks, mountains, soils and dunes that you might spot on a road journey through South Africa, there’s a fascinating book that will give you the know-how.

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8 000 steps through Johannesburg

  • 02 January 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney (words and images)

If you’ve been counting your steps in a bid to keep fit this holiday, we’ve found one of the most fascinating ways to meet your pedometer goal: a walking tour of Johannesburg’s financial district.

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Fast zipping to slow sipping – Elgin has it all

  • 30 December 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

Next time you’re looking for a getaway, remember that Elgin in the Western Cape has something for everyone – whether you like your weekends fast or slow.

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10 photos to remind you why you Love South Africa

  • 29 December 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

There are few countries in the world that offer as varied a visual feast as South Africa. If you need proof, just check out our Love South Africa Flickr group, where shutterbugs have been showcasing the visual beauty of the country from every angle. Here are 10 more photos from the group that will make you want to visit South Africa.

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Bridging the gaps: South Africa’s fascinating spans

  • 22 December 2014 by Willem Steenkamp

The most spectacular bridges in Africa are in South Africa – and the country’s five highest spans are all along the same stretch of highway in the Eastern Cape.

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Farm Stall to Farm Stall

If you are intending to spend some of your time in South Africa on the road, and you’re looking for authentic places to eat, shop and browse, then an attractive, user-friendly book will guide you to exactly the right spot.

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Cape Town travel a cinch with the MyCiTi bus service

  • 16 December 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Cape Town’s MyCiTi bus service makes getting around the city easy and affordable.

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​Great videos about South Africa

  • 08 December 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

South Africa, which is among the most culturally diverse countries in the world, is overflowing with things to do and see, taste experiences and adventures.

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