South Africa’s Cape Town is a superb metropolis. Packed with enticing beaches, vast vineyards, and lavish mountain ranges, spending your holiday here can be an unforgettable adventure. The city is defined by the Table Mountain National Park and crowded with numerous other nature reserves that will take your breath away. Green Point Park and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are must-see attractions.
If you’re in Cape Town and you want to unwind on a lazy Sunday afternoon, get behind the wheel and drive to the amazing Cape Point. The road trip will exceed all your expectations. Packed with diverse ocean views, dramatic landscapes and beautiful sceneries, Cape Point is the perfect place to be if you want to relax while in Cape Town. As a matter of fact, the whole False Bay is famous for its fishing villages, wealth of activities and quaint towns.
Looking for a vegan-friendly holiday? You might not have thought of South Africa – where steak, fish and sausage are some of the nation’s favoured foods. However, if you’ve always been interested in going on a safari, wandering through hidden jungles or simply exploring the local culture, you can. It may seem intimidating at first, but depending on where you stay it can be a breeze. Cape Town in particular is home to quite a lot of vegan and vegetarian friendly places, meaning should you choose to stay in a Cape Town villa, hostel or hotel you’ll have plenty of choice.
The well-known International Council for Societies of Industrial Design awards the WDS (World Design Capital), which is a bi-annual honor, to beautiful metropolises around the world to showcase their pledge for employing design as a cultural, economic, a social development tool. This 2014, Cape Town got the award, and is planning to use their implemented […]
According to the World Travel Market (WTM) industry report for 2012, the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are set to finally emerge as the regions with the most growth potential. The BRICs are now seen as the biggest opportunities for growth this and next year.
Anyone reading this article might be a bit surprised on learning about South African hospitality surpassing even European standards. Surprise being an ethereal part of wonder, imagine discovering old world charm and traditional luxury blended with 21st Century “wired”. The Liz McGrath’s Collection of three 5 star hotels is not your typical visitation on exclusive, not by a long shot.
The UK was buoyed last week by the arrival of two very cuddly and very welcome visitors. Tian Tian and Yang Guang, two giant Pandas arrived on a flight from China on the 4th of December, ready for a new life in Edinburgh zoo, Scotland. The fanfare around the arrival of these two highly fashionable additions to the zoos repertoire was immense, with news channels closely following their ceremonious delivery, while huge crowds are expected in the Scottish capital upon the grand unveiling.
On the Aliwal Shoal, 3km/5miles off Umkomaas on Kwa-Zulu Natal’s south coast, you can experience the thrill of diving with ragged-tooth sharks.
The South African wine tourism industry is about to take off big time – at least, if Minister for Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk gets his way. “The wine industry in South Africa plays a vital role in both job creation and rural economic growth,” said the minister while giving a talk during a workshop for […]
South Africa is launching ambitious plans to open up the country as one of the world’s top holiday destinations. Last Wednesday in parliament, the country’s Minister for Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk, detailed his government’s plans to more than double the number of foreign visitors to the country over the next eleven years.