Popular pics on Instagram: Mandela Capture Site and Cape Town

  • September 25, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
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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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Top urban cycling routes in South Africa

  • September 25, 2014 by Stuart Dickinson
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‘When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.’

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Celebrating our heritage

  • September 24, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
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On Heritage Day, 24 September, we celebrate our heritage, our history, our beautiful land and much more.

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10 South African towns with surprising overseas namesakes

  • September 23, 2014 by Nick Paul
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There’s little surprise that there’s an original York that makes America’s one New, or that there’s an older London further to the west which makes ours East.

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5 great Garden Route outings

There’s something for everyone on the beautiful Garden Route. Here are five ideas for a great day out.

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South African Tourism supports 5th annual Concierge Conference

  • September 22, 2014
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As part of its ongoing ‘Welcome’ initiative, South African Tourism lent its support to the 5th annual Concierge Conference, which took place on 17 September 2014 in Johannesburg.

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Couch-surfing in South Africa

Our extended family recently played host to couch-surfers Kate Schueller and Isi Kloppmann from Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany. South Africa was their last stop on an around-the-world trip of a lifetime. Here’s what they had to say about their experiences ...

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Sights and sounds of Refilwe township, Cullinan

  • September 22, 2014 by Zintle Mtyeku
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Refilwe township is one of the residential areas that flourished following the diamond rush around the Cullinan mine, and remains largely undiscovered.

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My city: Kate Turkington's Joburg

  • September 21, 2014 by Cassidy Parker
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Veteran journalist and traveller extraordinaire Kate Turkington speaks of her love for the only city she calls home: Johannesburg.

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Dining in East London

  • September 20, 2014 by Kolosa Vuso
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East London is at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast – a coastal tourism route in the Eastern Cape, starting at Tsitsikamma – and offers many opportunities to sample a delicious meal. Here are some options worth considering ...

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