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Visit South Africa virtually with Google and SA Tourism's Explorer's Paradise

Google Arts & Culture, in partnership with SA Tourism, has launched an online exhibition called "South Africa: An Explorer's Paradise"...

26 Feb 2021

4 reasons South Africans are loving local getaways

According to RoomRaccoon, occupancy at boutique hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses across SA is steadily rising, thanks to locals...

25 Feb 2021

10 reasons why a family safari is one of the best escapes from Covid-19 right now

John Holley founder and director of Iconic Africa shares 10 reasons why a family safari is one of the best escapes from Covid-19 right now.

By John Holley 24 Feb 2021

Dual pricing implemented for non-South African, South African residents at Kirstenbosch Garden

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (Sanbi) has decided to implement dual pricing at the National Botanical Gardens from 1 April 2021. Sanbi considered the increased costs to the organisation and financial setbacks of 2020 due to Covid-19 during its annual entry ticket pricing review.

19 Feb 2021

8 trends that will help shape the hospitality industry in 2021

Remaining agile and ahead of the curve of new travel trends while understanding consumer behaviour is vital for brand survival in any industry but even more so for brands operating in hospitality...

By Volker Heiden 19 Feb 2021

8 reasons wine-lovers should visit Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch in the Western Cape is the most famous wine region in South Africa, which gives wine-lovers the perfect reason to visit the town. If you're still not convinced, here are eight reasons why you should add the city of oaks to your travel bucket list.

17 Feb 2021

10 reasons to visit Kruger Shalati: The Train on the Bridge in the Kruger National Park

Kruger Shalati: The Train on the Bridge, which sits suspended over the Sabie River in the Kruger National Park, recently opened its doors. The hotel is a must-visit destination for several reasons.

15 Feb 2021

5 uniquely romantic local Airbnb getaways for Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day we may not be able to show our love physically - which might mean no romantic getaways for some. However, things may change soon enough so here is a collection of local romantic accommodations across South Africa to help you plan future romantic getaways that are perfect for spending time with your significant other.

11 Feb 2021

5 trends that will shape the way South Africans travel in 2021

Travel trends ebb and flow, but nothing has reshaped the way that people plan, book and travel quite like Covid-19. While 2020 put paid to many a trip (almost overnight), 2021 will give us the first taste of travel and tourism in a post-pandemic world...

9 Feb 2021

Introducing Babanango Game Reserve - an exciting new reserve in the heart of Zululand

Babanango Game Reserve promises a captivating bush experience, and they definitely deliver on their promise. Situated in the heart of Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal, this new kid on the block is something special...

By Di Brown 4 Feb 2021

Curfew, booze, beach ban eased

A number of Covid-19 restrictions under adjusted level 3 have been eased following a decline in the number of positive cases, hosipal admission and deaths, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on 1 February...

2 Feb 2021

10 top activities on the KwaZulu-Natal Upper South Coast

Explore these family-friendly ecotourism offerings on the KwaZulu-Natal Upper South Coast.

29 Jan 2021

6 of the best hiking trails in South Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced us to rethink how we do things. Before the pandemic, we were generally inclined to the outdoors. However, we became more and more secluded as the pandemic drew on and on. This seclusion has and still is, driving many South Africans to enjoy the outdoors and more specifically enjoy the many beautiful hiking trails the country has to offer.

By Evan Sparks 28 Jan 2021



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