Light from Africa

As well as serving a functional purpose, the art of pottery is rooted in the culture of many South Africans. Working with clay is a way to express our heritage, identity and creativity. It’s also a way to stimulate healing and confidence, which is why the Light from Africa Foundation in Cape Town runs a programme of pottery lessons and clay therapy for orphaned and vulnerable children. more

Detox International South Africa

Detox International, a detoxification programme developed in Europe, runs a number of annual South African retreats in the Western Cape and Gauteng. These week-long retreats offer therapies aimed at physical, mental and spiritual purification, with benefits for weight loss, chronic conditions and the body’s immunity, digestion and metabolism. more

Eat Out DStv Food Network Produce Awards 2013

Since 2007 the authoritative foodie magazine and website, Eat Out, has recognised independent South African food producers at a ceremony sponsored by DStv Food Network. Whether it be a delicious new jam, organic yoghurt, rib-eye beef or organic herbs, the winners are a celebration of the best South African food producers have to offer. more

Touring Cape Town's art galleries

A Cape Town art tour will take you through the city's mix of historic art institutions and its trendy, edgy, art and design studios. From Kloof Street to Khayelitsha, you'll find artists and galleries that express the multiple identities that make-up cosmopolitan Cape Town. more

Western Cape highlights

From ocean encounters with dolphins and sharks, to exploring the ways of the early Khoisan, the Western Cape has a lot more to offer incentive tourists than Cape Town and the winelands. The Garden Route offers beaches, lakes, lagoons and forests, golf estates, sea sports and cultural attractions. more

Witsand Beach, Western Cape

Whales, beautifully clean beaches and the magnificence of the Cape Flora Kingdom - Witsand Beach is an unspoilt piece of paradise, with safe swimming, windsurfing, angling, deep sea fishing, snorkelling and rock pools to explore, along with the birdlife of the Breede River estuary. more

Western Cape food terroir

The food terroir of the Western Cape is heaven for adventurous eaters. In a province of abundant agricultural bounty, from the land and the sea, whether you feast on multi-course tasting menus in Franschhoek, or wolf down mouthfuls of umngqusho in Gugulethu, there is something to suit every mood, palate, and wallet. more

The flower sellers of Adderley Street

The flower sellers of Adderley Street are as much a part of Cape Town as Table Mountain, good wine and fresh fish – for more than 150 years they have been selling their flowers from Trafalgar Place. more

Arniston, Western Cape

You'll find photographs of the picturesque fishing village of Arniston adorning many travel posters and brochures. Situated on the Western Cape’s Indian Ocean coast, its incredibly brilliant blue seas and long stretches of white dunes are irresistible to local and international holiday makers. more

Cape Malay heritage tours

Cape Malay heritage tours allow culturally-minded travellers to experience Cape Town from the perspective of one the Western Cape’s oldest and most distinctive societies. Visit sites of religious, social, and political significance in the history of the Cape Malays, interact with the community, and stopover at top attractions around the Cape peninsula. more

Western Cape

The Western Cape offers a rich floral kingdom, pristine beaches, a globally renowned wine industry, award-winning restaurants and a unique history and heritage that plays out in the smiles, hearts and lives of the many fascinating people you’ll meet. more

Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Stellenbosch is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, wine farms, street cafés, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and its famous university. more

The Breede River, Western Cape

Angling, swimming, paddling, wine tasting, river rafting....these are just some of the pleasures you can enjoy when you follow the course of the Breede River from source to the sea. more

The Hydro at Stellenbosch

The Hydro at Stellenbosch is a world-leading natural health destination and guests from all over the world come to experience its holistic philosophies and rejuvenating treatments. Situated in the scenic Idas Valley, The Hydro is an essential destination for any wellness programme. more

Clifton's beaches

The four Clifton Beaches in Cape Town are regarded as being among the most beautiful in the world and are home to some of the most sought after property in the southern hemisphere. The white sands and blue waters have been the subject of countless travel photos over the years. more