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7 Alternative Things to Do in South Africa
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7 Alternative Things to Do in South Africa

With rumours rife that South Africa could soon get rid of its stifling child visa rules, and the creation of a direct flight between Durban and London, things for tourists are looking peachy. Alternative South Africa is very much alive and well thanks to the ...
The Best Hiking Trails in the Eastern Cape
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The Best Hiking Trails in the Eastern Cape

South Africa’s Eastern Cape has some of the best hiking trails in the country. We struggled to narrow down our choice but you can choose from a longer list of Eastern Cape hiking trails here. Our selection below includes mostly multi-day hiking trails Easte...
Cheap Weekend Getaways in Eastern Cape
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Cheap Weekend Getaways in Eastern Cape

Reasonably priced doesn't have to mean 'tacky'. So, we've combed through our offerings and handpicked these Eastern Cape Getaways at cottages, apartments, farm stays, lodges and guest houses, with price tags as close to R700/night as we can get. We think yo...
The 10 Best Beaches on the Sunshine Coast
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The 10 Best Beaches on the Sunshine Coast

Between the Tsitsikamma and East London stretches a coastline both beautiful and relatively unexplored (when compared with the Garden Route). It covers a chunk of the Eastern Cape - a romp of seaside villages and towns, beaches with yellow sand that don't s...
Port Elizabeth – Eat, Do, Sleep in South Africa’s Friendly City
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Port Elizabeth – Eat, Do, Sleep in South Africa’s Friendly City

Port Elizabeth is a GREAT city – the weather all year-round is excellent, the historical architecture is beautiful, there is a burgeoning restaurant scene, the centre of the city is slowly re-emerging, the beaches rival some of the best on the country's coastl...
Highlights Of The Sunshine Coast – Wait ‘Til You Read The Last One
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Highlights Of The Sunshine Coast – Wait ‘Til You Read The Last One

South Africa's Sunshine Coast claims the highest number of sunshine hours per annum in the country, which is quite a claim, given that the sun seems to shine any time, anywhere in South Africa. So what makes the Sunshine Coast so special? For starters its 4...
Visit these 10 Lighthouses in South Africa
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Visit these 10 Lighthouses in South Africa

Lighthouses pepper the country's coastline all the way from Port Nolloth in the west to Cape Vidal in the east. Why? Well, sailing the 3 000 km stretch that is the country's shoreline is obviously nothing short of hazardous. Many of these lighthouses went u...
30 things you MUST do in Port Elizabeth in winter
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30 things you MUST do in Port Elizabeth in winter

Port Elizabeth might be regarded as Cape Town's poorer cousin, and far less glamourous than Jozi, but it does have rather mild winters, which makes it a far more attractive option once winter's cold sets in. In fact there are those who say that Port Elizabeth ...
Things to Do at The Boardwalk in Port Elizabeth
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Things to Do at The Boardwalk in Port Elizabeth

The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World enjoys prime positioning along Beach Road, the motorway that separates this world-class development from the warm waters of Algoa Bay. As such, it is centrally situated and showcases gorgeous views of the Indian Oce...
Insider Tips for Travelling Port Elizabeth
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Insider Tips for Travelling Port Elizabeth

The Eastern Cape is a destination of many facets, ideal for families, couples, groups of friends and lone explorers alike. Like any other tourist hub, there are ways to get the most out of Port Elizabeth (the Friendly City), and we want to share these tips wit...
Our guide to the best hotels in Port Elizabeth, the friendly city
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Our guide to the best hotels in Port Elizabeth, the friendly city

No time to find accommodation? Our guide to the best hotels in Port Elizabeth, the friendly city ... Those who live in PE think it's the best city in the country. Certainly it's the most underrated. Port Elizabeth is one of the largest cities in South Afric...
Port Elizabeth one of the “Big Five” Cities
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Port Elizabeth one of the “Big Five” Cities

One of South Africa’s “Big Five” Cities, Port Elizabeth is located on South Africa’s world renowned N2 road. This long road travels along the eastern coast all the way from Cape Town, up through the picturesque Garden Route, and carries on through Durban, Rich...
Port Elizabeth Township Tour – Tales From the Township
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Port Elizabeth Township Tour – Tales From the Township

Lyn and Peter Haller own a tour company in Port Elizabeth called Umzantsi Afrika. As such, they offer a number of fantastic tours that expose the art, culture, history and heritage of Nelson Mandela Bay. The Port Elizabeth Township Tour is a very special exper...
Port Elizabeth Historical Tour – Discovering the Riches of the Bay
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Port Elizabeth Historical Tour – Discovering the Riches of the Bay

Port Elizabeth is part of Nelson Mandela Bay and is popular for its stunning swimming beaches. In fact, every summer, Port Elizabeths guesthouses and hotels are brimming with visitors from all over the country, who have come to indulge in the pretty surrounds ...
South End Museum in Port Elizabeth
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South End Museum in Port Elizabeth

The South End Museum tells the story of a suburb in Port Elizabeth that was once vibrant with different cultures, languages and colours. Children played in the street, neighbours chatted over the walls and dances were held every weekend, allowing the entire co...