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About the SA-Venues.com Blog

You’re planning the trip of a lifetime, or simply going away for the weekend somewhere wonderful. Either way, it’s important to you that wherever you go it’s the ultimate spot!

But really, choosing where you stay is not simply about finding the best possible accommodation in South Africa (although obviously if you’re on SA-Venues.com for that reason, you’ve come to the right online space!). It’s also about reading first-hand accounts and feedback from others who have gone there before you. It’s about knowing as much as possible about your destination so that you don’t  miss those ‘amazing’ spots.

And that is why the SA-Venues.com Travel blog exists! It’s where you can read first-hand encounters, associations, amusing anecdotes and inspiring stories brought to you by a small group of writers (3) with over 40 years’ experience in the tourism industry between them, and a few contributing editors who are experienced journalists and copywriters – no garbled, awkward accounts or rehashed press releases here.

Instead, here you can read savvy travel reviews from the perspective of the visitor, news about upcoming events, blogs about secluded spots and magic hideaways and lists of really cool things to do wherever it is you’re headed. Upcoming festivals, activities for the whole family and shared ‘been there done that‘ experiences for locals and tourists to South Africa are all here.

It’s also where you get to share your encounters, memories, amusing anecdotes and positively awe-inspiring experiences. This is one space in which you have licence to wax lyrical about virtually any travel or tourist tidbit you think warrants sharing – from the restaurant you think is coolest in Bree Street in Cape Town, to the hideaway secret you’re bursting to share in the far reaches of the Lebombo Mountains!

In a nutshell: The SA-Venues.com blog is where you’ll get the lowdown on South African travel – anywhere and any time. It’s because we’re a leading accommodation and travel portal that we can bring you accurate, up-to-date information that even the most curious traveller after the most abstruse travel secrets will find satisfying.


“Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on earth. Once you have been there, you will never be the same. But how do you begin to describe the magic to someone who has never felt it? How can you explain the fascination of this vast, dusty continent, whose oldest roads are elephant paths? Could it be because Africa is the place of all our beginnings, the cradle of mankind, where our species first stood upright on the savannahs of long ago?” ~ Brian Jackman



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An Important Note about Reviews

Please note that all reviews and articles published on this blog about accommodation establishments / hotels / lodges etc. are, without exception, unsolicited and not sponsored in any way, shape or form. Either the writer or SA-Venues.com have paid full standard rates for accommodation provided at the establishments reviewed and we cannot be enticed to visit any particular establishment or to write favourable reviews. Our editors visit areas and establishments of their own taste and choosing and will only write about them if they feel there is some benefit to our readers knowing about a particular venue.

Please note that we do NOT accept guest posts and requests for same will not be responded to.

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