Ellerman House, Cape Town

Possibly the most astonishing thing about Ellerman House - and there is plenty here to be amazed by - is that so few people know about it.  Now almost 25 years old, it has...
kruger park

Hop Aboard for a Virtual Tour of South Africa Via Google

For anyone overseas feeling homesick for South Africa, or even for someone in Cape Town feeling lus for some views of the Kruger Park or the Blyde River Canyon, Google Maps is partly answering...
mpumalanga

There’s More than Cape Town. The South African Bucket List

Cape Town might be high on many a traveller's bucket list but there are at least 9 other destinations in South Africa equally worth seeing, according to the US site Mashable. "For a medium-sized country," Mashable says...
rovos rail

Think SA Luxury Train Fares Are Exorbitant? Think Again.

South Africa is train-travel country. It has not only one of the world's best luxury trains, but two - Rovos Rail (pictured above) and the Blue Train. As we reported yesterday, now there's a third...
South Africa photos

30 Photos of South Africa that will Fuel your Wanderlust

Get lost in nature… Go hiking in the Drakensberg Mountains… 2. Or cool off on the river banks… 3. Relax in a tree-hide… 4. Visit our beautiful gardens – like Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens… 5. Or take a road-trip –...
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...
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...
grootbos

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, South Africa

Only two hours from Cape Town, the highly lauded Grootbos is owned and managed by the Lutzeyer family and lies within the fynbos (indigenous heath) and milkwood forests on a mountain slope overlooking the...
joburg

At Least 20 Reasons Why Joburg Sizzles

Call Johannesburg what you will - ugly, the crime capital of the world, mine dump, blah blah blah - many of us have always loved it. And plenty of people who once avoided the place - staying...
Table Mountain South Africa

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Table Mountain

To celebrate International Mountain Day today, Friday 11 December, here are a few awesome and random facts about the Mother City’s 260-million year old iconic landmark...like did you know that Table Mountain is the only...

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