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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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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....

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...

Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa

Tswalu Kalahari, owned by the Oppenheimer family of Anglo American fame, is South Africa's largest private game reserve. Located in the Northern Cape at the foot of the...

KAROO DIARY: Graaff-Reinet’s Drostdy Hotel Comes Alive!

The Drostdy has always been one of the select few grand old hotels of the Karoo. As the prime accommodation in Graaff-Reinet, it began its “hotel life” as Kromm’s Drostdy Hotel back in 1876. The Drostdy...
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VIDEO: Foreign Instagrammers Follow Madiba’s Journey Thro’ South Africa

Four Instagrammers were invited by South African Tourism to embark on the trip of a lifetime - their own long walk to tracing the legendary footsteps of the late legendary South African prisoner and...

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...

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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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...
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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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