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National Heritage Day in South Africa: What is Heritage Day and Why Do We Celebrate It
Sep 13, 2021 | News, South Africa
Each year in early spring, people across the nation get together to eat, drink and be merry, and to celebrate what makes us all uniquely South African. Discover the history and meaning of Heritage Day.
Why We Celebrate National Women’s Day in South Africa on August 9th
Jul 12, 2021 | History and Politics, News, South Africa
Discover why we celebrate Women’s Day on August 9th each year. Read about the history of National Women’s Day and the Women’s March of 1956.
Why We Celebrate Youth Day on 16 June
Jun 1, 2021 | History and Politics
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.
The Best Restaurants in Franschhoek
May 27, 2021 | Cape Winelands Guides
Delicious meals, wine pairings and fabulous views. Read about our top picks of the best restaurants in Franschhoek.
The 5 Most Endangered Animals in Africa
May 12, 2021 | News
In honour of this year’s Endangered Species Day, we discuss the top 5 most endangered animals in Africa and the organizations working to protect them.
The Ultimate Packing List for Kenya
Apr 26, 2021 | Packing Lists
Kenya is undoubtedly one of the most authentic safari destinations in the world. With spectacular wildlife viewing opportunities, lush mountain ranges and beautiful coastlines, there’s many different activities that you can get up to when visiting Kenya. The...
Eco-Friendly Travel Kits for the Conscious Traveller
Mar 17, 2021 | Travel Tips
From witnessing exceptional mountain ranges to capturing the vast animal life on a safari, exploring crystal blue waters and staring up at starry nighttime skies, travelling means experiencing all of the natural beauty on offer. Mother Nature knows how to put on...
What is Freedom Day in South Africa and Why Do We Celebrate It
Mar 8, 2021 | History and Politics
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.
A Guide to Family Safaris in Africa
Feb 9, 2021 | Safaris
We share our top recommendations for where to go for your family safari in Africa.
Wine Tasting in Plettenberg Bay
Feb 2, 2021 | Food and Wine
Are you thinking about taking a trip to the Garden Route? It’s a beautiful area of South Africa, with many incredible spots to visit. From the Tsitsikamma National Park to the famous Storms River Suspension Bridge and Knysna Heads. The route is also sprinkled...
What to Pack for a Luxury Beach Holiday
Jan 13, 2021 | Beach and Island
Wondering what to pack for a beach holiday in Southern Africa? We’ve got you covered!
Everything You Need to Know About Bird Watching in Kruger National Park
Jan 11, 2021 | Bird Watching
Are you an avid bird watcher? Plan a trip to South Africa and visit the Kruger National Park for a birding safari of a lifetime! Read our guide and learn more about bird watching in the Kruger National Park.
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