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10 Awesome Non-Touristy Things to Do in South Africa
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10 Awesome Non-Touristy Things to Do in South Africa

Finding the out-of-the-way spaces and places (non-touristy things to do in South Africa) that haven’t yet been annexed by tourists and their ilk isn’t difficult in South Africa - there’s so much to discover and see that you won’t have to share with others. ...
13 Enigmatic South African Towns to Visit Before You Turn 40
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13 Enigmatic South African Towns to Visit Before You Turn 40

Actually, I'll let you into a secret: it isn't about what age you are when you visit these towns. It's about making damn sure you visit them. Because few of them make it onto conventional 'must do' lists. For some reason they're regarded as obscure, non mai...
Undiscovered, chilled towns to visit in South Africa
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Undiscovered, chilled towns to visit in South Africa

There are not many places in South Africa that remain 'undiscovered'. As a nation we enjoy wandering the country, and travel journalists have shared most of the 'secret' spots with us already. But if one is prepared to go that little bit further than the av...
Suurbraak – Undiscovered Paradise
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Suurbraak – Undiscovered Paradise

Suurbraak is a rather unprepossessing village at first glance. You can easily pass through it on a rainy day, as we did, and dismiss it as yet another former mission station without much going for it. Wikipedia gives little other information than its GPS coord...
Traversing the Tradouw Pass
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Traversing the Tradouw Pass

If you are after a simply beautiful drive through rugged terrain then make sure you take the 14 kilometre long Tradouw Pass between Barrydale and Swellendam. It is so craggy and arduous that the mind boggles as to just how the pass originated.  To say that it ...