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8 Best Small Towns of Mpumalanga
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Mpumalanga lies between Johannesburg and the kingdoms of Swaziland and Mozambique. Its main attraction is the southern section of the Kruger National Park, but its sub-tropical weather, unbelievable scenery, and the Blyde River Canyon are the other reasons for...
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12 Best Small Towns in the Western Cape
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The biggest problem about visiting the Western Cape is having to choose where to visit! Wonder how many you'll argue we've left off our list of the 12 Best Small Towns in the Western Cape that we know and love.  So, we'll quickly add the proviso that the fo...
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10 City Apartments in Cape Town You Won’t Want to Leave
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Get to experience Cape Town with the keys to one of these apartments with a view. Set right in the heart of Cape Town’s city bowl, these loft-style pads lavishly follow the trend towards apartment living. Their inspirational interiors, open floor plans, cla...
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Franschhoek – Eat, Do, Sleep in the Winelands’ Foodie Capital
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The French corner of the Cape Winelands is relatively small by comparison with its sister town, Stellenbosch (only twenty minutes’ away). But as a weekend, or even day, visit it packs a punch - its main road awash with restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries,...
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This month’s SA-Venues.com competition gives our readers a chance to win a weekend getaway at the Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa only 70 minutes away from Pretoria Accommodation in the town of Modimolle. Nestled in the heart of the bushveld within the W...
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Win a 2 Night Getaway in Franschhoek (Closed)
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The Winner of this Weekend Getaway to the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel is Karyn Clainos. We hope you enjoy your stay! WIN a 2-night stay at the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel nestled in the Food and wine capital of South Africa. The Franschhoek Boutique Hotel whi...
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I Love Parys Because …

Hi, I’m Andreas Leondios from Le Grand Chateau in Parys in the Free State. PARYS IS BEST KNOWN FOR being on the outskirts of the largest meteorite impact in the world which resulted in the scenic mountains surrounding Parys. Parys is also renowned for the V...
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The Eshayamoya train ride in Creighton
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When my friend Sarah contacted me recently inviting me to join her and a couple of others for a train ride in the beautiful countryside of the Southern Natal Midlands, I jumped at the opportunity. Although I had driven along a section of the route once previou...
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Reasons to Embrace Winter in South Africa
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Reasons to Embrace Winter in South Africa include... Whale Watching Whale Season starts mid-June (and continues till November) and offers locals and foreigners alike an opportunity to marvel at the size of the Southern Right Whales. Consider the 5-day Whale ...
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