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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...
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In Cape Town, It’s Always High Time for High Tea

High tea - that sumptuous invention credited to the Duchess of Bedford to quell the pangs of hunger between lunch and dinner - is still part of the culture at a range of hotels in Cape Town. So settle...
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A Guide to 10 Great Beaches Around Cape Town

A few weeks ago I heard a young kid on KFM radio explain what he loved most about Cape Town. He said that despite school and work, it always feels like you’re on holiday....

Video Captures an Eyeful of Cape Town from Above

The production house Two Wheels Across has released a video made over six weeks of Cape Town from a bird's-eye view, a follow-up to an earlier video of the city as the starting point of a...
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5 Brilliant Train Trips You Can’t Miss in South Africa

When the famed Outeniqua Chootjoe stopped doing its breathtaking run from George to Knysna, over the Kaaimans Bridge, many lamented the passing of another famous train trip in South Africa. Truth is, there are...

Karoo Diary: The Friendly Horse Road

It’s about 160km, give or take a metre or two on either side, from the House of Light & Shadow in Richmond, Northern Cape, to the Karoo Roos padstal outside Middelburg, Eastern Cape. That’s if...

36 Hours in Cape Town VIDEO

In its regular feature '36 Hours in (Name a Place)', the New York Times focuses on a great city or part of the world. This week it's Cape Town's chance to be in the spotlight. From...

Unique Pangolin-Shaped Game Lodge Up for World Prize

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge in Botswana is one of nine hotels vying for the top hotel award at this year's World Architecture Festival, to be held in Singapore in November. The 12-suite lodge's unique shape has...

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...

The Other Table Mountain in South Africa – PHOTOS

Meet Table Mountain, KwaZulu-Natal... The entire planet knows about Cape Town's iconic version...but not many people in and out of South Africa have ever seen or heard of Pietermaritzburgs' own Table Mountain. These photos, captured by Peter de...

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