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#InstaMeetSouthAfrica

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#InstaMeetSouthAfrica

To celebrate 25 years of democracy in South Africa, on 27 April 2019, Freedom Day, South African Tourism is hosting their second InstaMeet in Arniston, Western Cape. As the 5th most Instagrammable country in the world, the #InstaMeetSouthAfrica will be showcasing 25 Instagrammable locations across all provinces. These places range from iconic Heritage Sites to picturesque locations. The Instameet will take place in Arniston, a seaside settlement on the coast of the Overberg region of South Africa, close to Cape Agulhas, which is the southernmost tip of Africa. Top local and international Instagrammers will be coming together in this small town, to meet and exchange ideas while capturing breathtaking images and footage. If you would like to join us, please ensure that your accommodation is booked soon so you don’t miss out! Locations:Waenhuiskrans Caves, Arniston Dunes, Kassiesbaai Fishing Village, De Mond Nature Reserve, Willeen’s Arts & Crafts, Sterna Hiking trail, Whale watching, Rasperpunt hiking trail.

Sun-soaked coasts

Knysna Oyster Festival

Sun-soaked coasts
Knysna Oyster Festival

The Knysna Oyster Festival is the perfect combination of sport, food and family time. It consists of fun sports challenges, live entertainment, food and wine stalls. The festival offers a diverse programme of sport, gourmet offerings and family activities, and attracts more than 50 000 visitors to Knysna every year. The varied programme caters for all ages and interests. The BIG5 Sport Challenge is most certainly one of South Africa’s most scenic multi-disciplinary competitions, and it includes cycling, running, trail running, swimming and paddling. The Momentum Weekend Argus Knysna Cycle Tour, as well as the Cape Times Knysna Forest Marathon and Half Marathon are two of the most popular events on the cycle and running calendars. Combine these with the iconic Featherbed Trail Run, the Momentum Health Oatwell, as well as a multiple events featuring oysters, wine and great food, and this is definitely one of the best options for your midyear break.

Bustling city life

Five places to celebrate the Easter Weekend with the family

Bustling city life
Five places to celebrate the Easter Weekend with the family

Don’t stress, we’ve got your back! Consider our line-up of places that’s worth visiting this Easter that’s sure to take the load off and make every moment with the family memorable.

Breathtaking scenery

Family Fun Cape Town

Breathtaking scenery
Family Fun Cape Town

Outdoor or indoor, Cape Town has so much to offer any family looking for a holiday outing Sho’t Left style!

Vibrant culture

Xhosa culture: the clans and customs

Vibrant culture
Xhosa culture: the clans and customs

The AmaXhosa are part of three nations known as Nguni that are found in South Africa. The other two are AmaSwazi and AmaZulu.  The AmaXhosa settled in the Eastern Cape and over time spread to the Western Cape.

Bustling city life

Explore vibrant Long Street

Bustling city life
Explore vibrant Long Street

Explore vibrant Long Street, Cape Town.

Bustling city life

Surfing, exploring and loving life in Cape Town this summer

Bustling city life
Surfing, exploring and loving life in Cape Town this summer

 Surfing, exploring, learning and loving life in Cape Town this summer!

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Be a daredevil in the Mother City - here’s 5 top adventures

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Be a daredevil in the Mother City - here’s 5 top adventures

Aah the beautiful Mother City, Cape Town - the metropolitan gem of the Western Cape.

Vibrant culture

Cape Malay cuisine: food that feeds the soul

Vibrant culture
Cape Malay cuisine: food that feeds the soul

A food group born from the souls of slaves, in its heart, one motto: make sure our people are fed.

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10 great restaurants in South Africa

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10 great restaurants in South Africa

South Africa’s streets, shores and vineyards are lined with so many incredible restaurants, it’s a hard task narrowing them down into a short bucket list.

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Gin: SA’s trendy drink

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Gin: SA’s trendy drink

Gin is the buzzword on everyone’s lips in Cape Town at the moment.

Breathtaking scenery

The delight and complexity of South African architecture

Breathtaking scenery
The delight and complexity of South African architecture

If calamity were to strike humanity, and archaeologists of a distant future were to enquire about how we lived, they would draw upon our architecture to paint a picture of who we were.

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