shongologo express

Luxury Rovos Rail Offers a Cheaper Option with New Acquisition

The luxury South African train company Rovos Rail - which has long been running neck and neck with the Blue Train in pampered rail travel - has bought the "three star" Shongololo Express, a...
kruger

When My Grandad was a Kid in the Kruger Park

One of the best things about a holiday in the Kruger National Park is the feeling that I am partaking in a family tradition - my granddad has been going there since he was a...

Fugitives' Drift, South Africa

Who They Are The Zulu War of 1879 is famous throughout the English-speaking world for the great battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. The spectacular Fugitives' Drift, a Natural Heritage Site, overlooks both Isandlwana and...

Discover South Africa’s Newest Wine Route…

South Africa's 21st wine route has just been launched...and it's quite spectacular, with so much more than just wonderful wine. Less than two hours out of Cape Town, the Stanford Wine Route in the...
Sun City

South Africa’s Iconic Sun City to get a Facelift

South Africa’s legendary playground Sun City is due to undergo a dramatic rejuvenation project worth R800 million rand over the course of 2016. According to a media release from Pilanesberg National Park, which lies next to...
Langebaan Flowers

Langebaan…Sunsets, Yachts & Fabulous Flowers in Full Bloom PHOTOS

Sunsets, yachts and fabulous flowers...just a few things that make Langebaan one of the most beautiful spots to visit in South Africa. If you're in the Western Cape area this weekend, the flowers are in...
oneabove-capetown

Dive Into Summer (and Pools) Across South Africa

South Africa is known for its beaches - and its cold water in Cape Town - but there are plenty of other places to plunge in. This is only a small collection, but we thought...

Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek, South Africa

Le Quartier Français is an exclusive boutique hotel situated in the stunning yet quaint town of Franschhoek, just 50 minutes from Cape Town, in a spectacular valley that is a must for any food...

Trunk Breaks on South Africa’s World Famous Big Baobab Tree

The owners of Sunland Farm in South Africa, home to one of the world's most famous baobab trees, have a very pragmatic approach to the "breaking" news that one-third of their gentle giant's trunk...

Really? Johannesburg in California? And Durban in France?

There is a name on the American website GhostTowns.com that looks very familiar: Randsburg, California. Not far away is - you guessed it - Johannesburg! There's also CapeTown...and over the Atlantic, in France, is a town called...

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