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...
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Your Jaw Will Drop Touring Inside Johannesburg’s Iconic Ponte City

I have been on many tours, and I've been to many museums around the world, but I don't think any of them had me as psyched as the one I did today - the...
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Hiking Along Table Mountain’s Spectacular Pipe Track PICTURES

Few cities in the world have a hike right on their doorsteps, literally. Cape Town is full of them. Lion's Head is the obvious one, but right next-door is the much simpler Pipe Track, perfect for...

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

Three years after a story on a major U.S. website highlighted 10 places in South Africa that should be on any foreigner’s bucket list, those 10 are still up there waiting to be visiting....

Breathtaking Durban Video – “Share This with the World”

Durban photographer Kierran Allen has reworked his "I am Durban" timelapse video to present this breathtaking short film. Kierran says: "Shooting this film is what sparked my interest in timelapse, all those years back... running...

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New Flights from Nairobi via Vic Falls to Cape Town

NAIROBI - Kenya Airways has announced this week that will connect Cape Town to the Victoria Falls and Nairobi. The flight, which will run each way three times a week starting in July, will fly to...
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PHOTOS Into the Clouds of Sani Pass, Southern Africa

Take a scroll through spectacular Sani Pass - which connects KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho - with these beautiful photographs, captured by LOUISE VAN DEN AARDWEG... Sunrise Day 1 at Sani Top Lesotho Lesotho is a landlocked kingdom, surrounded...

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...

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Cape Town, Winelands Now Thrill Food Travellers Too

If you're a globetrotter into fine dining, consider making your next destination Cape Town and its outlying Winelands, where an innovative eight-course tasting menu paired with wines will cost you about $60 to $80...

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