South Africa

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in South Africa, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Exploring Johannesburg. 10 brilliant places not to miss.

11/12/2023 by .
Exploring Johannesburg

Sarah Kingdom offers up her way of exploring Johannesburg and challenges popular preconceptions.

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Saseka Tented Camp, Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa

16/09/2020 by .

Charming, historic Tulbagh, Western Cape.

23/10/2019 by .

Climbing Table Mountain With An Expert Guide

25/09/2018 by .
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From the white sandy beaches of Clifton Beach, along the Atlantic Ocean in Cape Town, it appears as if the 12 Apostles are eyeing out the bikini-clad beauties. In this case, the 12 Apostles are a range of buttresses that form part of The Table Mountain National Park. And, in this aspect, one of the best routes to climb the mountain.

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Kalahari Trails Meerkat Sanctuary

02/05/2018 by .
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Few people would consider retiring to the remote inferno of the Kalahari, most prefer a cosy McCarthy and Stone apartment within walking distance of Waitrose. But 78 year-old Professor Anne Rasa is redefining the Real Marigold Hotel concept.

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Insider Guide to Cape Town

18/04/2018 by .