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Best Places to Stay IN the Kruger National Park
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Best Places to Stay IN the Kruger National Park

Best Places to Stay In the Kruger National Park ~ The Kruger National Park is one of the biggest game reserves on the African continent, covering an area of 20 000 k㎡ (virtually the size of Israel!) in the north-east corner of South Africa.A list of iconic safari animals - that begins with the Big 5, includes the African wild dog and cheetah, and ends with hippo, giraffe and zebra - shares the savannah, granite kopies and the Lebombo Mountains with reptiles and over 500 varieties of bird…As a result, things can get a little busy, particularly as the vast network of well-maintained road...
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Best Places to Stay in the Southern Free State
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Best Places to Stay in the Southern Free State

The Best Places to Stay in the Southern Free State ~ The completely landlocked province of the Free State is divided into regions with names that evoke images of Africa’s wide open plains. Names like Thabo Mofutsanyana, Lejweleputswa and Motheo.The Free State is given over to huge swathes of farmland, the Maluti Mountains in the distance. It’s a province of wide skies, inspirational scenery and a sense of time having slowed...The best places to stay in the southern Free State include the Motheo (mostly in the ‘city of roses’ - Bloemfontein) and Xhariep (accommodation in and around the ...
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The Most Spectacular Uncharted Mountain Ranges in South Africa
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The Most Spectacular Uncharted Mountain Ranges in South Africa

Anyone who’s a seasoned traveller knows about the mountain ranges in South Africa that most impress:Table Mountain, the Drakensberg, the Pilanesberg, the Tsitsikamma Mountains and the Cederberg make it onto most visitors’ must-do lists.But the country has a good deal more to offer by way of mountains...Geologically many of the mountain ranges in South Africa are part of the Cape Fold Belt system - a series of ancient parallel mountain ranges that extend between the Cederberg and Port Elizabeth, including Table Mountain.This mountain system made travel for early settlers int...
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Best Places to Stay on the Sunshine Coast, Eastern Cape
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Best Places to Stay on the Sunshine Coast, Eastern Cape

Best places to stay on the Sunshine Coast are aplenty as it’s one of South Africa’s most popular coastlines.The Sunshine Coast extends between the Tsitsikamma and East London - a collection of seaside villages and towns with beaches that go on forever, washed by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and riddled with tidal pools and river estuaries. You’ll love our selection of best places to stay on the Sunshine CoastBlue Horizon, Tsitsikamma OMG! What a view! Perched on the edge of the cliff overlooking the crashing waves of the Tsitsikamma. Bonus: the village in which you’ll find thi...
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Must-Visit Places in the Mountains of the Eastern Cape
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Must-Visit Places in the Mountains of the Eastern Cape

Much has been written about the Eastern Cape’s incredible coastline and beaches and the lush rolling hills and deep gorges of the region’s trail-rich Wild Coast.But the Eastern Cape’s interior, and the mountains of the Eastern Cape, remain an anomaly - a departure from your average visitor’s itinerary.Only a small group of driven 4x4 enthusiasts enjoy the challenges of the 8 mountain passes of the Eastern Cape.And even fewer travellers realise that beyond the temperate rainforests of the Tsitsikamma, and the Indian-ocean washed beaches of the Sunshine Coast, is a province given ove...
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Why You Should Stay at These Villas in South Africa
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Why You Should Stay at These Villas in South Africa

You’ll be blown away by the awesomeness of these hand selected villas in South Africa...They’re spacious, allow in plenty of light, give views over sea, mountain or fynbos, and leave those who stay within their walls renewed and invigorated with life.It’s hard not to be affected by these villas in South Africa when they’ve been designed and decorated with such care.These are holiday homes that have a lived-in and loved appeal that makes one yearn to cosy up on a couch and ‘borrow’ someone else’s life for a while.And staying in any of these villas in South Africa is as easy as a...
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Escape To these Quiet Places in South Africa
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Escape To these Quiet Places in South Africa

Escape To these 8 Quiet Places in South Africa ~ Travelling can be exhilarating, eye-opening and, more often than not, transforming. The bustle and rush of seeing, doing and experiencing the abundance of what South Africa has to offer its visitors can sometimes prove too much for the wearied tourist.With its vast spaces and incredibly varied selection of landscapes quiet places in South Africa provide refuge for visitors and locals alike.These Quiet Places in South Africa are beautiful, peaceful and remote... Quiet places in South Africa to Escape To that we know you’ll LOVE ......
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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit South Africa this Summer
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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit South Africa this Summer

Visit South Africa this Summer ~ South Africa hots up between October and February.On the highveld the heat of summer South Africa comes alive with afternoon thunderstorms that leave the earth rank with a smell uniquely African.By contrast, down in the Western Cape summer is when it’s least likely to rain, when the Winelands are at their best, and when the Atlantic is at its warmest because the heat of the sun and sand have left you gasping.On the lowveld it’s when most antelope species have their babies, when the bushveld is at its most lush and when afternoon siestas are a necess...
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Best Places to Stay on the South Coast, South Africa’s All-Year-Round Beach Destination
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Best Places to Stay on the South Coast, South Africa’s All-Year-Round Beach Destination

The coastline between the Wild Coast and Durban is known simply as the South Coast.It’s a collection of laid-back seaside towns, golden beaches, lagoons, river mouths, rocky coves and inlets, sub-tropical forests and vegetation that’s prone to abundance.And all this is washed by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. In fact some of our best places to stay on the South Coast lie within a stone’s throw of the beach.Appealingly, a few of the best places to stay South Coast retain that undemanding, retro family-holiday-home vibe that makes for low-pressure holidays filled with sand betw...
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8 Unknown Places in South Africa You Must Visit at Least Once
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8 Unknown Places in South Africa You Must Visit at Least Once

There is something about the unknown that stirs one to explore, take to the open road, and these unknown places in South Africa are no exception.We guarantee by the end of the article you’ll be contemplating which unknown place in South Africa you most love.Each of these awakens the traveller in you, the explorer intent on experiencing the new. Visit these 8 Unknown Places in South Africa at Least Once The WaterbergSoaring mountain peaks, antediluvian rock formations, precipitous river valleys, dense forests and the type of savanna plains you’d expect to find only in ...
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A Tour of the Most Famous Landmarks in South Africa
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A Tour of the Most Famous Landmarks in South Africa

A Tour of the Most Famous Landmarks in South Africa ~ South Africa’s most famous landmarks are as many and as varied as the country’s landscapes, people and culture. Landmark - an object or feature of a landscape or town that is easily seen and recognised from a distance that enables someone to establish their location. - Wiki Here are the Most Famous Landmarks in South Africa...Table Mountain One has only to stand at the V&A Waterfront and look up for Table Mountain’s iconic flat top to loom above you. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Table Mountain is without doubt S...
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Best Places to Stay in Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town (You’ll LOVE these!)
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Best Places to Stay in Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town (You’ll LOVE these!)

The Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town is Africa’s answer to the Riviera stretching from the V&A Waterfront on Table Mountain’s north shore to Hout Bay.Finding the best places to stay in Atlantic Seaboard gives you the choice of some of the city’s most affluent suburbs - Bantry Bay, Clifton, Bakoven, Hout Bay, Fresnaye, Noordhoek (don’t forget Kommetjie). Perfect sea views and illustrious addresses, surprisingly, don’t all come with a price tag to match (keep scrolling), and those that do are worth every penny! (take a look at the first three). Go on, you know you want to!Even if it’...
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The 6 Coolest Neighbourhoods in South Africa: Why South Africa is More Hip than You Think
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The 6 Coolest Neighbourhoods in South Africa: Why South Africa is More Hip than You Think

Visitors to South Africa are often surprised by how trendy and hip it is. Vibrant neighbourhoods in South Africa are not uncommon.Contrary to perceptions of the country as a third world backwater, the major cities surprise with edgy neighbourhoods in South Africa that are at once trendy and innovative, pulling visitors with a mix of gentrification, authentic food experiences, markets, roof-top bars and sophisticated boutiques.If inner-city vibe is an important part of your travel experience, then .... head to these cool and spirited neighbourhoods in South AfricaIn Durban Stati...
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Great Ideas for the Heritage Day Long Weekend
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Great Ideas for the Heritage Day Long Weekend

Heritage Day, which is fast becoming colloquially known as "National Braai Day", is around the corner. Synonymous for many with a "tjop en 'n dop", there are however loads of other ways to get out and celebrate your heritage as a South African. We have 24 suggestions for you which not only make the most of our country's natural beauty but also herald the start of Spring and the many activities we've been looking forward to for the last 3 months. Heritage Day is celebrated annually on the 24th of September, to recognise aspects of our culture and foster understanding and reconciliation. Herit...
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Best Places to Stay in False Bay – Cape Town’s Seaside Village Mecca
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Best Places to Stay in False Bay – Cape Town’s Seaside Village Mecca

The Best Places to Stay in False Bay are centred around the seaside villages of Muizenberg, St James, Kalk Bay, Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town.False Bay is the Mother City’s alternative to the Atlantic Seaboard, with little of the large-scale gentrification. False Bay is a Saint-Tropez-like experience with cobblestone quarters, tidal pools and fishing villages popular with artists, its main roads a string of coffee shops, bookstores and artisan bakeries, whilst character fishing boats and yachts litter its harbours. Hundreds of years ago early navigators to South Africa mistook Hangklip (the...
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