Posts – Routes & Trails

#TravelChatSA explores the natural wonders of South Africa

  • 05 March 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

From its jagged mountains to its desert dunes to its pristine coastlines, South Africa’s natural beauty is world-renowned. But how many of the spectacular sights on offer in this country would you call a ‘natural wonder’? This week’s #TravelChatSA sought answers to this very question.


Getting around Durban

  • 01 March 2015 by Lynnette Johns

See Durban’s sights from the top of a bus, or glide along its paved promenade on a Segway.


I was wowed in Joburg

  • 24 February 2015 by Sasha Hall

The Johannesburg City Sightseeing Red Bus is offering an exciting new route through the Maboneng Precinct. This venture will launch on 1 March 2015.


Q&A on road tripping in South Africa

South Africa is an enormous country, and one of the best ways to experience it is on a road trip.


Cape Town on a budget

  • 15 February 2015 by Lynnette Johns

Saving for your planned trip to Cape Town? We found some budget-friendly ideas.


10 things not to do while on holiday in South Africa

  • 06 February 2015 by Cassidy Parker

Take it from us, there are few things you should definitely not do while you’re exploring South Africa ...


Plan a whale-watching trip in South Africa

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


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.


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.


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.