Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani: A jewel in Durban's Golden Mile

  • December 21, 2014 by Christine Marot (words and images)
  • Blog

Tsogo Sun has pumped R220-million into an ongoing upgrade and relaunch of two of the Durban beachfront’s top hotels, the Elangeni and Maharani.

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Cape Town International Airport's Flybrary

  • December 20, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

You’ve read your book from cover to cover while flying to Cape Town, and you don’t necessarily want to lug it around any longer. That’s where Cape Town International Airport’s ‘Flybrary’ comes in handy.

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South Africa has the Klout to be the most popular country in the world

  • December 19, 2014
  • Trade

When it comes to Twitter, @SouthAfrica is officially the cool kid on the block. So says a recent report that recognised this Twitter handle’s impressive score of 95 on social media tracking app Klout.

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Why Johannesburg is the Rough Guides' top city 2015

Arts and culture put South Africa’s biggest city ahead of everywhere else on the Rough Guides’ travel shortlist.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Surfing and wine tasting

  • December 19, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
  • Blog

This past week, the two most popular regrams were all about experiences: surfing and wine tasting.

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5 reasons to visit Swellendam

  • December 18, 2014 by Leanne Pohlmann (words and images)
  • Blog

The historical town of Swellendam, founded by the Dutch East India Company in 1745, is the third-oldest magisterial district in South Africa.

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Long Street Café – a Cape Town institution

  • December 18, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

Delicious chicken wings, cold beers and colourful cocktails are a recipe for success at the Long Street Café in Cape Town.

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Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff completes grand redesign

  • December 17, 2014 by Stuart Dickinson
  • Blog

The Westcliff Hotel, an iconic property overlooking the opulent, leafy suburbs near the Johannesburg Zoo, was always one of the city’s most impressive. But how could such lavish luxury possibly be improved upon?

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Royale Eatery: A world of burgers in Cape Town’s Long Street

  • December 17, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

From beef to vegan, the Royale Eatery offers some of the best burgers in Cape Town.

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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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