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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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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Love South Africa: Photos by StormSignal

  • September 19, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
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Here we showcase one of the many talented photographers contributing to the Love South Africa Flickr group.

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Face to face with a shark – can I do that again, please?

  • September 19, 2014 by Marin Gorrie
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I recently decided to shake off my fear, don a wetsuit, and get up close and personal with a few sharks during a shark cage-diving encounter.

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#TravelChatSA goes glamping

For many people camping is out of the question because they can’t face leaving behind all their creature comforts. That’s where ‘glamping’ comes into play, this week’s topic on #TravelChatSA.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Klein Karoo and Newtown

  • September 18, 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 we regrammed from the past week ...

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