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Go off the beaten track, explore a city of wonder with Walk Japan
Go off the beaten track, explore a city of wonder with Walk Japan

Walk Japan's CEO Paul Christie lets us in on what the plans are for the South African market and what the overall response from travellers have been...

By Robin Fredericks 7 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Making travel more inclusive and accessible to all
Making travel more inclusive and accessible to all

Collin Thaver of Southern Africa 360 lets us in why it's become a necessity to promote special needs tours, especially to the international market, as well as what accessible and disabled friendly travel could mean to the South African market...

By Robin Fredericks 2 Jul 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Rebecca Rusch and adventurer Patrick Sweeney. Image: Pat R. Notaro III
Explore Africa's havens for bikers

From mountain biking to road cycling, BMX racing, or just leisure biking, Africa is an awe-inspiring destination for bikers across the world...

By Josephine Wawira 22 Mar 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Sanbona Explorer Camp: A holistic safari adventure in the Klein Karoo
Sanbona Explorer Camp: A holistic safari adventure in the Klein Karoo

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a 54,000 ha premier wildlife destination that lies at the foot of the Warmwaterberg Mountains in the heart of the Klein Karoo...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#SharetheBay with Craig Duffield of Mosaic Tourism
#SharetheBay with Craig Duffield of Mosaic Tourism

Craig Duffield, founder of Mosaic Tourism, has always had a strong desire to make a difference...

By Sindy Peters 1 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#SharetheBay: There's a rich history behind SA's 'diamond fibre' industry
#SharetheBay: There's a rich history behind SA's 'diamond fibre' industry

Did you know that South Africa's Eastern Cape is the mohair capital of the world? I didn't, until yesterday that is when we visited the Mohair South Africa headquarters in PE on a tour...

By Sindy Peters 24 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Ten reasons why you should visit the Mashatu Game Reserve
Ten reasons why you should visit the Mashatu Game Reserve

Mashatu Game Reserve comprises of 29,00 hectares of privately owned land in the conserved wilderness area known as the Northern Tuli Game Reserve

By Jarred Manasse 17 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Winfried Bruenken (Amrum) via  - Namaqualand
A guide to SA Flower Route

The Visitor's Guide Flower Route is a beautifully-illustrated, detailed overview of South Africa's spectacular annual kaleidoscope of wildflowers, often described as the greatest flower show on earth...

By Henrie Geyser 19 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#CommerceMonth: online bookings scaled to grow
#CommerceMonth: online bookings scaled to grow

We spoke to Tom Williams, COO of online booking site SafariNow, to find out how e-commerce has changed the way business works...

By Cari Coetzee 28 Apr 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

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Five reasons why you should go on a self-drive safari in South Africa

Self-drive safaris are becoming an increasingly popular choice for travellers wanting to experience Africa as it provides you with the freedom to tailor your holiday to suit your own needs.

By Jarred Manasse 7 Mar 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Ten reasons why an Okavango Delta safari should be on your bucket list
Ten reasons why an Okavango Delta safari should be on your bucket list

The Okavango Delta is one of Africa's premier safari destinations for wildlife enthusiasts, boasting the world's largest inland delta which is home to...

By Jarred Manasse 26 Feb 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

How Andries Mabila got on track with tours and safaris
How Andries Mabila got on track with tours and safaris

His desire to protect the animals in his care, and a gift for storytelling, inevitably led to Andries realising his full potential as the co-founder of Nghelekele Tours & Safaris...

By Liesl Jobson 3 Feb 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Atlas of over 300 parks and reserves
Atlas of over 300 parks and reserves

If you love the open road, discovering new places and have a passion for the wild now is the time to start dropping hints to the family about what you would like for Christmas...

By Henrie Geyser 27 Nov 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

There's more to 'sea' than whales in Hermanus
There's more to 'sea' than whales in Hermanus

The seaside village of Hermanus will be celebrating the 24th Annual Hermanus Whale Festival from 2-4 October 2015, but there's much more to see...

By Evan-Lee Courie 29 Sep 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Combine the best, destress for the rest
Combine the best, destress for the rest

How about, on your next breakaway from the city, exploring the idea of a collaboration of themes? Essential elements to consider combining are: the joys of nature, a touch of soul-searching or personal development, like-minded company and a refreshingly new environment.

By Abigail Munroe 27 Jul 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

It's in the bag
It's in the bag

Let's keep this our dirty little secret...

By Brian Berkman 9 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

All aboard...
All aboard...

More South Africans are taking to the high seas than ever before. Last year, 15,000 of us sailed via Cruises International and I'm one of them who have taken to cruising like, well, a duck to water...

By Brian Berkman 2 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Book Review: Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names
Book Review: Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names

Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names, by Ann Gadd, and reviewed by Motoring Editor Henrie Geyser, takes you from Baardskeerdersbos to Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein - and all points between...

By Henrie Geyser 18 Feb 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

The Quantum of the Seas
The Quantum of the Seas

On her regular South African three-city visit, Helen Beck, Regional Director, EMEA of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, is enjoying Cape Town's September sunshine.

By Brian Berkman 23 Sep 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Onboard City Sightseeing Johannesburg
Onboard City Sightseeing Johannesburg

If, like me, you're a Joburg inner-city scaredy cat or want to get to experience the City of Gold but not struggle with parking, the City Sightseeing topless Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour is highly recommended, as it allows you to get as close, or safely away from crowds, as you like.

By Brian Berkman 22 Sep 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Summer lovin' as 2014 Klink Awards launches
Summer lovin' as 2014 Klink Awards launches

Summer lovin' had me a blast, oh yeah...! is the exact tune that was playing through my head at the launch of the annual Klink Awards, which took place on Friday, 12 September 2014.

By Evan-Lee Courie 17 Sep 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

[10 Things I Love About...] Slacking off...
[10 Things I Love About...] Slacking off...

Slack packing, or hiking with someone else transporting your gear and checking into accommodation along the way is gaining popularity with folk who love the great outdoors but not enough to sleep under it.

By Brian Berkman 19 Jun 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Arabian adventures and desert safaris in Dubai
Arabian adventures and desert safaris in Dubai

Dubai as a country, and as a tourist destination, is booming faster than I can keep up with. And with this rapid growth in tourism comes the need to think outside of the box and stay ahead of the pack when it comes to creating tourist attractions and activities that will have holidaymakers flocking to Dubai's shores.

By Gabbi Brondani 12 Jun 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

The US - where a picture while travelling is worth 1000 words
The US - where a picture while travelling is worth 1000 words

The United States of America is a country filled with history and adventure, and travelling to the US will expose you to new experiences, different cultures and fascinating people wherever you go. No two days travelling through the US will be the same, which is why it's always a good idea to keep a camera on standby for when beauty strikes in a moment that you may want to capture and look back on when your trip is over.

By Gabbi Brondani 7 May 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Rise of the smaller airlines
Rise of the smaller airlines

At the start of this year I made 22 predictions for travel in South Africa, one of which was that I expected a new airline to start up. This prediction is coming true, but in a completely unexpected way.

By Rob Baker 24 Feb 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Come into the Garden at the V&A Waterfront
Come into the Garden at the V&A Waterfront

This year's Kirstenbosch Gardens Chelsea Flower Show entry added yet another medal to its awards tally after scooping top prize for it's Come into the Garden exhibition. The display, featured at the Royal Botanic Garden in Kew, London, has been recreated and is currently available for public viewing at the V&A Waterfront's Clocktower area until 24 September.

By Sindy Peters 3 Sep 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

City sightseeing in a sidecar
City sightseeing in a sidecar

It's that time of year again my fellow Capetonians, the sun is out (and up till late), the wind is blowing in full force... Yes, that's when you know it's summer time in the Mother City. City Sightseeing Cape Town has opened its night tours for the season, and if you aren't that keen on exploring the city per se, you'll be happy to hear the company has launched something more adventurous specifically for people like you - City Sightseeing Sidecar Adventures to Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope.

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Nov 2012

SOUTH AFRICA

Paddy Hartdegen
Cape Town's two yacht races a boost for city

Two yacht races - the Volvo Ocean Race and the Clipper Round the World race - are set to boost tourism levels in Cape Town over the next couple of months as international media attention focuses on both events.

By Paddy Hartdegen 15 Sep 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

Paddy Hartdegen
SA needs to promote tourism aggressively

South Africa must aggressively promote itself as a value-for-money destination in order to sustain its international tourism environment according to Jabu Mabuza, chairman of South African Tourism.

By Paddy Hartdegen 14 Sep 2011

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