Garden beauty: Spring at Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren is a beautiful farm in the Drakenstein Valley in the Western Cape that has a 3.5ha formal garden as its centrepiece.

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South African Tourism appoints new UK country manager

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Travel industry expert Tolene van der Merwe is the new UK Country Manager, South African Tourism (SA Tourism) announced today.

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Explore the Cape with Bikes 'n Wines

The Cape Winelands are ideal for cycling: beautiful scenery, good farm roads and superlative wines to taste. Bikes 'n Wines offers visitors the opportunity to explore the area on two wheels.
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South Africa stars in the finale of hit Australian TV show The Bachelor

  • October 03, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

South Africa has been showcased on the hit Australian dating reality show, The Bachelor, with the last two episodes of the current series shot in South Africa.

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Saving leopards – four at a time

  • October 03, 2014 by Cassidy Parker
  • Blog

The swift actions of a committed team of conservationists and veterinarians recently saved the life of a young, pregnant leopard and her three unborn cubs, after the leopard had been caught in a snare in the Magaliesberg in South Africa’s North West province.

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#TravelChatSA: What's on your #CPTBucketList?

Planning a visit to Cape Town, South Africa? You only need to follow #TravelChatSA to find out where to go and what to do.

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Popular pics on Instagram: The Garden Route and Heritage Day

  • October 02, 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 from the past week ...

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ASATA Board Annoucement

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

New Association of Southern African Travel Agents board to champion members as preferred travel channel

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Taking a tour of Tala, KwaZulu-Natal

  • October 01, 2014 by Christine Marot (words and images)
  • Blog

About an hour’s drive from Durban there’s a wildlife destination that’s perfect for a day visit or weekend stay.

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What’s in a South African name?

  • October 01, 2014 by Christine Marot
  • Blog

South Africa has many amusing and interesting place names, mostly as a result of the wonderfully emotive Afrikaans language. Here we look at some of these colourful names ...

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