Raggy Charters in Port Elizabeth

If there’s something that sets Raggy Charters in Port Elizabeth apart from the pack, it’s this marine tourism company’s deep commitment to the environment it showcases.

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A growing coalition of cheetahs at Madikwe Game Reserve

  • November 19, 2014 by Cassidy Parker
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Two female cheetahs have joined the coalition of cheetahs currently at Madikwe Game Reserve, bringing the total population to seven, and hopefully helping to grow the population in the future.

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7 places where the rich and famous stay in South Africa

If money were no object, where would you check-in? Here is our pick of some of South Africa’s favourite jet-set establishments.

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​Rules for driving in South Africa

  • November 18, 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni
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For tourists from most other countries, where one has to drive on the right-hand side of the road, driving in South Africa might feel like a bit of a challenge.

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A brief history of mining in South Africa

Beneath the surface of South Africa’s incredibly varied landscape lies the richest mineral treasure trove to have ever been discovered in a confined region. Almost every precious stone, metal and mineral known to humans has been found here in deposits varying from mere traces to quantities of unparalleled value.
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Beautiful birds of South Africa in pictures

  • November 17, 2014 by Johan Mostert (words and images)
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The diversity and distribution of wild birds allows one to practise the hobby of photography virtually anywhere, from your garden and inner-city parks to remote areas. Bird photography is extremely challenging as your subjects are often unpredictable, and scared off quite easily.

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Luxury room at the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg

  • November 17, 2014 by Rob Lloyd
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Travel blogger Rob Lloyd from Stop Having A Boring Life stayed at the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg during his #MeetSouthAfrica trip. This was his experience ...

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Great places for spotting fossils in South Africa

  • November 16, 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni
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Beneath this beautiful country – a country that’s covered in striking flora, has hundreds of interesting bird and wildlife species, and is described as a cultural melting pot or rainbow nation – lie the remnants of a past that tell stories of another time.

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My City: The push and pull of Ufrieda Ho's Joburg

  • November 15, 2014 by Cassidy Parker
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‘Ah Johannesburg,’ says Ufrieda contentedly, ‘I’ll rah-rah this city any day.’

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Riding for a purpose in the 947 Cycle Challenge

  • November 14, 2014 by Roela Hattingh
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In 2013, just before he turned 13, Daniël Davel requested the following birthday present from his mom: a 'paltry' 94.7km on a bicycle. And as one does, mom Mariana (42), without ever having participated in a cycle race or even owned a bicycle, agreed. She bought a pair…
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