• Bitten by the whale watching bug Bitten by the whale watching bug We don’t realise how lucky we are in South Africa, and in particular the Western Cape, to have the mightiest of the marine mammals visit our coastline between every year ...
  • The Whale Trail The Whale Trail The Whale Trail is not a new trail, having been around since about 2002, but it has become extremely popular. It is truly a unique experience, perhaps comparable with ...
  • 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa Combine your trip to South Africa with a relaxing, revitalising visit to a health spa and experience Africa at it's finest. Our favourite 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa are ...
  • Locals share their favourite getaways Locals share their favourite getaways We ask 30 local South Africans to share their favourite holiday destinations and getaways with us. From the more popular destinations like Knysna and the Kruger Park to ...
  • The Oude Skip hike The Oude Skip hike The Oude Skip walk shares portions of its hike with the larger Karbonkelberg Traverse, which is roughly seven hours of hard walk from Hout Bay harbour to Llandudno ...
  • 10 Amazing Game Lodges 10 Amazing Game Lodges South Africa is world renowned for her game reserves and wildlife. The lodges which allow us to experience these in luxury are no less awe inspiring. Our favourites are ...
  • 101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town 101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town As much as your kids will tell you they can’t wait for the school holidays, the words "I’m bored" inevitably cross their lips. Our "101 things to do with kids in Cape Town" will ...
  • "World's most beautiful Cities" "World's most beautiful Cities" Open space makes Cape Town special. Renowned English sea navigator Sir Francis Drake once referred to Cape Town as the fairest cape in the world. The city houses the ...

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Monday, 24 November 2008

The Cradle of Humankind … right here in South Africa

posted to: Attractions, Gauteng

Tweet The Cradle of Humankind, a UNESCO world heritage site located approximately 50kms from the metropolis of Johannesburg, has been the site of many archaeological and anthropological finds since the early 20th century. The most famous of these discoveries was the unearthing of “Mrs. Ples” (Australopithecus africanus), dating back 2.3 million years, at the Sterkfontein […]

Thursday, 20 November 2008

A Getaway to Glencairn is perfect with Kids

Tweet Hidden in a lush protected valley on the False Bay Coast in Cape Town, between Simonstown and Fish Hoek, lies the quaint suburb of Glencairn. With a nature reserve and vlei sanctuary running in the middle of the greenbelt towards the sea, this area has been beautifully preserved, allowing the construction of houses on […]

Wednesday, 12 November 2008

For Lovers and Loafers … Langebaan

Located as it is on the shores of a tranquil lagoon, Langebaan offers a wide variety of water sports and activities as well as paddling in the shallows or simply enjoying the white sandy beaches. The lagoon forms part of the West Coast National Park, a wildlife sanctuary and home to …

Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Make Merry in Mossel Bay

Tweet Mossel Bay was the stopping place of Bartholomew Diaz on his historic voyage from Portugal, around the Cape of Good Hope, en route to the east, and still bears many indelible reminders of that epic voyage, including the museum, which houses a replica of his vessel, and the name of one of the most […]

Wednesday, 5 November 2008

Raw. Untamed. Magnificent. The Kruger National Park

Possibly one of the most famous attractions in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is a wildlife sanctuary like no other. This is the land of baobabs, fever trees and marula trees underneath which lurk the Big Five, the Little Five, the birding Big Six and …