The only six-coloured national flag in the world, the South African flag, first used on 27 April 1994, was designed to symbolize unity and to represent the convergence of the many diverse elements within the South African society. In the following post, we describe the history and meaning of the South African flag in detail.
We’ve compiled a list of our favourite documentaries about African wildlife for you to enjoy. Watch these amazing docs and let us know which is your favourite!
Youth Day commemorates the Soweto Uprising of 16 June 1976, where thousands of students were ambushed by the apartheid regime. Learn more about Youth Day.
Are you planning a trip to the Kalahari Desert? Read these interesting facts!
Planning a trip to Tanzania? Add these delicious dishes to your foodie bucket list.
Delicious meals, wine pairings and fabulous views. Read about our top picks of the best restaurants in Franschhoek.
Outsmart your safari game ranger! Learn to identify the various antelope species of Southern Africa by reading our guide.
Celebrated each year on the 27th of April, Freedom Day honours South Africa’s first democratic election of 1994. Learn more about Freedom Day in our latest post.
From Dutch settlers and French Huguenots bringing wine knowledge to South Africa, learn the history of Franschhoek, South Africa’s favourite foodie capital.
If you’re looking for exceptional dining in Cape Town, you’re spoilt for choice! Read more about some of our favourite fine dining restaurants in Cape Town.
Ready to tie the knot? With private island getaways, safaris and city adventures, read about the top 5 destinations for a honeymoon in Africa.
From the Pass Laws to the horrific events of the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960, find out why we celebrate Human Rights Day in South Africa on the 21st of March.
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