Give a little Terroir this festive season

Chef Michael Broughton’s latest venture, Terroir – The Cookbook, is the ultimate stocking-filler for foodies who adore the finer things in life.

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Ziplining in the Drakensberg: Bucket-list item #2 done and dusted

  • December 02, 2014 by Christine Marot
  • Blog

Being trussed up like the proverbial Christmas turkey is not that bad when you know it’s all in the interests of your own safety. And safety is paramount when you’re whizzing at great speed through the tree tops more than 160m above the ground.

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Love South Africa: Photos by Martin Heigan

  • December 01, 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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Do your soul a flavour and visit Creation Wines near Hermanus

  • December 01, 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen (words and pictures)
  • Blog

When you visit Creation Wines and chat with owners Jean-Claude and Carolyn Martin – who are almost always on the floor looking after their guests – you’ll find that their secret ingredients are not only heavenly, but down to earth too: true love and hard work.

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Indulge in a five-star bush experience at Nambiti Plains

  • November 30, 2014 by Christine Marot
  • Blog

Game viewing can be a surprisingly passive pursuit at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge, particularly when the elephants take their regular shortcut right through the lodge to take a long drink from the lodge pool.

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Great horse-riding spots not far from the city

  • November 29, 2014 by Kolosa Vuso
  • Blog

Picture horse riding along the beautiful sands of one of South Africa’s many beaches or along its many scenic trails – it’s a great way to discover the country.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Natural wonders

  • November 28, 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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Melkkamer Cottage, Southern Cape – perfect remote getaway

South Africa is known for its wide-open spaces, gorgeous beaches, bird-rich wetlands, a unique floral kingdom, and wildlife. It’s not often that you find all these treasures in one place – but you will at the 1872 Melkkamer Cottage in De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Southern Cape.

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​Tourism Minister announces INDABA 2015

  • Media and Stakeholder

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has announced that Africa’s Top Travel Tradeshow, INDABA 2015, will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from 9 to 11 May next year.

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