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Get high: Why Elgin's Cape Canopy tour is bucket list worthy
Get high: Why Elgin's Cape Canopy tour is bucket list worthy

It's no small wonder why people head to the mountains to recharge. The clean air and refreshing sense of space are like natural remedies for a mind bogged down with city smog and strife...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

5 adventure activities along the Garden Route
5 adventure activities along the Garden Route

Are you planning a road trip to South Africa's Garden Route and wondering what you can get up to while you're there? From Mossel Bay to the Storms River, the Garden Route is full of adventure.

By Tatum-Lee Louw 17 Jul 2018

What to expect at the Getaway Show 2018
What to expect at the Getaway Show 2018

The 2018 edition of the Getaway Show will be held at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg from 14-16 September 2018.

11 Jul 2018

The time for South Africans to book a ski holiday is now!
The time for South Africans to book a ski holiday is now!

Ski holidays can be expensive, but by booking flights well in advance and avoiding premium destinations, such as Switzerland, South Africans can still enjoy the full experience without worrying about exceeding their budget...

Issued by Cheap International Flights 9 Jul 2018

Hands on: Facebook Local is the best travel app you won't want to download
Hands on: Facebook Local is the best travel app you won't want to download

Facebook Local is the social network's latest app feeding from its plethora of information that lets you search for things to do in your vicinity...

By Andy Walker 5 Jul 2018

SAA voted the Coolest Domestic Airline at Generation Next Awards
SAA voted the Coolest Domestic Airline at Generation Next Awards

South African Airways (SAA) has topped the charts as the airline was announced "The coolest domestic airline" at the 2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards...

Issued by South African Airways 22 Jun 2018

A Sandton business hotel stay that won't leave you feeling blue
A Sandton business hotel stay that won't leave you feeling blue

Where to stay in the Sandton area really depends on why you are there. While Sandton is an ever-changing landscape with buildings and road works falling and rising like a yo-yo, that it remains the money hub is a constant.

By Brian Berkman 21 Jun 2018

Schulphoek House in Hermanus introduces more eco-friendly features
Schulphoek House in Hermanus introduces more eco-friendly features

The five-star graded Schulphoek House, just three kilometres outside of Hermanus' CBD, has benefitted from a major 2017 upgrade which includes wonderful pieces of South African art and modern furniture.

By Brian Berkman 18 Jun 2018

Ultimate romance at Emily Moon River Lodge
Ultimate romance at Emily Moon River Lodge

Legend has it that Harry Mallard built a magical place for his Emily, and the love they share is said to touch all who visit Emily Moon River Lodge today...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Jun 2018

The top 10 cities for travel and play according to Mastercard
The top 10 cities for travel and play according to Mastercard

The Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index: Play shows that special cities around the world are building a brand of fun, relaxation and enjoyment for like-minded travellers...

14 Jun 2018

Unique game viewing with Gondwana's new mountain bike trails
Unique game viewing with Gondwana's new mountain bike trails

I've experienced my fair share of diverse game reserves and game drives over the years, however a recent stay at the Gondwana Game Reserve on South Africa's Garden Route, just four hours out of Cape Town, offered the most unique game viewing experience yet; upon two wheels and through the handle bars of a mountain bike.

By Ruth Cooper 14 Jun 2018

South African Airways caters for Eastern Cape business travellers
South African Airways caters for Eastern Cape business travellers

South African Airways (SAA) has added capacity to the Eastern Cape for business travellers between East London and Johannesburg...

Issued by South African Airways 11 Jun 2018

Luxury and wildlife protection at the Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa
Luxury and wildlife protection at the Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa

Jenny Handley and fellow scribes sought solace and luxury at the Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa in Limpopo.

By Jenny Handley 7 Jun 2018

The West Coast is a wondrous place for a wine-tasting
The West Coast is a wondrous place for a wine-tasting

Five hours on the N7 in a van is unnerving even to the most easy-going traveller. Even so, the scenery is pleasant on the eyes and good for the heart. Philadelphia, Malmesbury, Morreesburg, Piketberg for a quick pitstop to stretch legs, and off we were again...

By Ilse van den Berg 4 Jun 2018

Relax in the 5-star fairytale charm of Franschhoek Country House
Relax in the 5-star fairytale charm of Franschhoek Country House

Here's how the Franschhoek Country House (FCH) experience exceeded our expectations and why you need to take advantage of their 'Local is lekker' package...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2018

Authentic African experiences with Tented Adventures
Authentic African experiences with Tented Adventures

Wynand Du Toit saw a gap in the tented safari market and approached Jonathan Cohen with the idea of starting a backpacker tented camp in the Pilanesberg. Together they raised funds and with a lot of hard work, the idea became a reality...

By Cari Coetzee 1 Jun 2018

Live the jet-setting lifestyle
Live the jet-setting lifestyle

For a limited period, SAA is offering you the opportunity to experience the advantages of being a Voyager member so you too can live the SAA Voyager dream...

Issued by South African Airways 31 May 2018

At home at the Capital Mirage
At home at the Capital Mirage

For years the Capital Group has been setting the standard in the luxury extended stay market. Meant to feel like home, this is indeed what you get from check-in to check-out at the Capital Mirage in Cape Town...

By Cari Coetzee 31 May 2018

Whiling away days at De Hoop - a nature lover's respite
Whiling away days at De Hoop - a nature lover's respite

De Hoop Nature Reserve, situated in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, has remained a firm fixture on many a South African travel itinerary. And it's more than worthy of bragging rights...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 May 2018

WTM Africa 2018 records 18% increase in attendees
WTM Africa 2018 records 18% increase in attendees

After a successful three days in the host city of Cape Town, WTM Africa reports that its pre-audited statistics show an 18% increase in visitor numbers in comparison to 2017...

Issued by World Travel Market Africa 17 May 2018

Talking trees and mating leopards: Go on a nature escape in the Sabi Sands
Talking trees and mating leopards: Go on a nature escape in the Sabi Sands

Mareike Pietzsch experiences an outdoor breakfast and many game sightings at the Sabi Sands Reserve in South Africa.

By Mareike Pietzsch 17 May 2018

Seven countries to visit during #AfricaMonth
Seven countries to visit during #AfricaMonth

A photographer's paradise and an adventurer's utopia, there's no place in the world like Africa. In the spirit of celebrating the African continent and its people during #AfricaMonth, perhaps it's time to see what awaits you in your own backyard.

By Chelsey Hale 15 May 2018

Classy magnificence of Clos Malverne's winter lifestyle package
Classy magnificence of Clos Malverne's winter lifestyle package

Passing landmarks as scenic as they sound - hello, Vineyard Lake - a stay at Clos Malverne in Devon Valley, Stellenbosch is the winter break you're dreaming of. The working farm is down -to-earth and charming, with a tangible sense of relaxation everywhere. And the food - my goodness, the food...

By Leigh Andrews 7 May 2018

#WTMA18: Experiencing the wild with Aquila Safaris
#WTMA18: Experiencing the wild with Aquila Safaris

Aquila Safaris in association with World Travel Market Africa invited us to get a taste of its own brand of wild during an overnight stay. Just two hours' drive from Cape Town, this gem of natural beauty welcomed us to its vibrant and breathtaking surrounds which could easily leave anyone in awe...

By Robin Fredericks 3 May 2018

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The future of travel is female

If you want your destination or tourism business to grow, you need to understand the female traveller... she often calls the shots when it comes to making travel decisions and is driving the growth in tourism...

By Mariette Du Toit-Helmbold 2 May 2018

Kids ride for free during Table Mountain Cableway's Kidz Season
Kids ride for free during Table Mountain Cableway's Kidz Season

The 2018 Kidz Season at the Table Mountain Cableway will run from 27 April-24 September 2018. During the Kidz Season, two children under the age of 18 ride for free with every Kidz Season adult return ticket purchased.

25 Apr 2018

Art, artisan food, and loads more at Spier
Art, artisan food, and loads more at Spier

Although easily accessed via Baden Powel Drive off the N2, the Spier Estate feels like a world away.

By Brian Berkman 24 Apr 2018

Why buying timeshare is a good idea
Why buying timeshare is a good idea

If you are an avid vacationer who invests time and money in creating memorable vacations in sought-after destinations - then here's why buying timeshare is a good idea...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 23 Apr 2018

Five ways to become a more eco-friendly traveller
Five ways to become a more eco-friendly traveller

If you want to join the sustainable travel movement, but don't really know where to start, it's easier than you think.

19 Apr 2018

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