12 amazing bird pictures from South Africa

Do you know (a) your ostriches from your albatrosses, (b) your egrets from your eagles, (c) your canaries from your cisticolas, or (d) all of the above? Whether you’re an ace twitcher or just have a passing interest, you can’t but be impressed by the collection of 12 bird pictures from South Africa below.

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​30 fun things to do in Johannesburg under R200

  • November 24, 2014 by Russel Jarvis
  • Blog

Everybody knows Joburgers love getting out and about, dare we say, even more so than their southern peers? To help the city get even more social this summer we took on the challenge of finding fun things to do in Johannesburg – easy! Finding things to do on a budget ... well, it turns out suit central isn’t always what it’s made out to be, with a whole host of inexpensive discoveries and activities to suit all ages. We set ourselves one strict limitation: whatever we put on this list of fun things to do in Joburg won’t cost you more than R200 per person.

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Photo essay: Hot-air ballooning over South Africa

  • November 23, 2014 by Spencer Spellman
  • Blog

Here’s a great photo essay from Spencer Spellman of The Traveling Philosopher following a recent hot-air ballooning experience in South Africa.

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Durban's I ❤ Market perfect for a family outing

  • November 22, 2014 by Christine Marot (words and images)
  • Blog

Durban’s I ❤ Market is my definition of a genuine flea market – loads of locally made food, designer clothing, stationery, gifts, jewellery, wooden items and loads more ... with not a cheap and nasty resale item in sight.

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Brunch your way through a Cape Town weekend

  • November 21, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

A Cape Town brunch can easily stretch into a long, lazy lunch. But where to eat brunch depends on a number of things, including what you are in the mood to eat and how far you are willing to travel.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Bo-Kaap and Howick

  • November 21, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
  • Blog

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top instagrams shared on our account in the past week ...

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#TravelChatSA takes a trip along the West Coast

  • November 20, 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney
  • Blog

Wednesday night’s #TravelChatSA on Twitter focused on the best places to visit on South Africa’s scenic West Coast.

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Johannesburg second on list of world’s most inspiring cities

  • November 20, 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney
  • Blog

Johannesburg has been named the second most inspiring city in the world in the 2014 GOOD City Index, which rates world cities according to their sense of ‘possibility’.

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​Jozi comes out tops - again

  • Media and Stakeholder

According to the 2014 Good City Index, Jozi is the second-most inspiring city in the world – after Hong Kong.

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South African Tourism’s new-look Welcome website launched

  • November 19, 2014
  • Trade

South African Tourism’s new-look Welcome website was launched recently. The site, which is aimed at the travel trade, forms part of South African Tourism’s Welcome initiative that aims to create and sustain engagement with industry stakeholders, and encourage information sharing.

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