Jo’burg has been described as South Africa’s heartbeat. It is also regarded as risky and travel alerts warn about crime in the city. It’s true. There is crime. But it’s overstated and largely sensationalised by the media.
Those who live in Jo’burg will soon set you straight about where to go and when. We say it’s all about perspective, really. But checking in with a local or two is probably essential.
Jozi is thrilling. It’s the continent’s most cosmopolitan city, an intense weave of culture, history and play, and the vigour of South Africa’s economy.
To leave it off your itinerary is to miss an essential South African experience.
Here is our guide to help you find hotels in Johannesburg – our top 10 depending on what you’re in Jo’burg for … Continued