Route 67 – celebrating art and culture in Port Elizabeth

  • October 11, 2014 by Christine Marot
  • Blog

Embracing the art and culture of South Africa’s second-oldest city, from its origins as a British settlement in 1820 to its current status as a thriving economic hub, Route 67 celebrates the rich heritage of the Nelson Mandela Bay region.

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Tourism stars shine at Lilizela Awards

  • October 10, 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney
  • Blog

South Africa’s top tourist attractions and establishments have been honoured at the Lilizela Tourism Awards at Gold Reef City. The businesses from across the country have been acknowledged for their work in growing and sustaining the critical sector. 

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Vrede en Lust – more than just a wine farm

  • October 10, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

Franschhoek wine farm Vrede en Lust is known for its award-winning wines and for hosting memorable weddings. But the farm is also a sought-after filming location, and is a trailblazer in renewable energy use.

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Limpopo tourism products showcased at speed-marketing session

  • October 09, 2014
  • Trade

Tourism businesses met the industry at the latest round of speed-marketing sessions in Limpopo.

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Farm stalls of South Africa on #TravelChatSA

There’s a great South African road trip tradition: stopping at a farm stall where you can load up on traditional food and crafts. That’s what this week’s #TravelChatSA was all about.

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​New low-cost airline launches in South Africa

  • October 08, 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney
  • Blog

South Africa’s newest passenger airline, FlySafair, has launched in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and George. The service is being run by established aviation operator, Safair.

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iNyoka Gallery

There’s a new art gallery in the Lowveld. Run by the artists, for the artists, iNyoka does things a little differently. And, judging by the support the project’s received, people approve.

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Cooked in the Karoo: Q&A session with Justin Bonello

  • October 07, 2014 by Desireé Haakonsen (all images Louis Hiemstra)
  • Blog

A new cook-cum-armchair-travel book by South African filmmaker, bush cook and television personality, Justin Bonello, is the perfect combination of history and food; taking the reader on a culinary journey through the big sky semi-desert Karoo to walk in the shoes of the incredibly hospitable people who struggle to survive here.

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Love South Africa: photos by Chris Hitchcock

  • October 07, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
  • Blog

Here we showcase one of the many talented photographers contributing to the Love South Africa Flickr group.

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New inner-city food market opens in Joburg

  • October 06, 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney
  • Blog

Situated between towering skyscrapers in Johannesburg’s inner city lies a delight for foodies and tourists in search of a new experience – a fresh-food market. The Sheds@1Fox threw open its doors to the public on the sidelines of the Joburg City Festival.

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