When thinking of the Karoo, there is probably no place more legendary than the town of Oudtshoorn and its resident big birds. In fact, because of the ever-popular KKNK or Klein Karoo Kunste Fees that annually brings thousands of visitors to the doorstep of the picturesque town, the words Karoo and Oudtshoorn go hand in [...]
Sunette Nel in Travel Guide on March 14, 2011
Although it is the smallest of nine provinces, Gauteng – which translates as “Place of Gold” in Sotho – is South Africa’s, and indeed southern Africa’s commercial and industrial hub. Boasting a multicultural mix of people from all walks of life, the golden province is a truly cosmopolitan powerhouse. As such Gauteng offers much more [...]
In the heart of the Eastern Cape lies the small town of Port Alfred. Port Alfred boasts some of the best blue flag beaches in South Africa where surfing is a given and any water activity one can think of can be enjoyed. Tourist will be thrilled to know that quite a few national parks [...]
Sunette Nel in Travel Guide on March 9, 2011
Want to know why Mpumalanga is one of South Africa’s top tourist destinations? Well, then you are reading the right article. It’s not just the Kruger National Park that will attract your attention! We all know the Kruger National Park, and understand the obvious lure towards it…but there are other things too that will in [...]
Sunette Nel in Travel Guide on March 7, 2011
If you want sunshine 340 days out of a calendar year, then the Freestate province is for you! The Free State is situated on flat boundless plains in the heart of South Africa, making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts!
The Freestate also boasts a UNESCO world heritage site, and this one that every single [...]
Sunette Nel in Annual Events & Festivals on March 4, 2011
It’s the third month of the year; the time has just flown by! But you know what they say, “time flies when you’re having fun”! So here are just a few events waiting for you this month.
Big Blues Music Festival
When: 4-5 March 2011 Where: Kleinmond
Visitors can expect two days of awesome [...]
Sunette Nel in Travel Guide on February 27, 2011
Kwazulu Natal would be the province of choice for those who want a wide variety of coastal town choice, and inland attractions! With fantastic subtropical weather and two UNESCO world heritage sites, it’s easy to understand why this province has been praised for having natural tourist attraction talent! You see, Kwazulu Natal is all that [...]
Sunette Nel in Travel Guide on February 18, 2011
It is easy to understand why some may call the Western Cape South Africa’s little Europe- it has a strong colonial influence, and is characterized by a laid back café culture set amongst an exceptionally topographically diverse background.
The Western Cape is the one place in South Africa where the great Indian and Atlantic Oceans [...]
Many things can be said about Stellenbosch, and in fact, too much has already been said about this magical town. Websites, blogs and other forms of media have now, for more than a decade, drummed on about the mountains and the wine. Of course these are the reasons a person would visits the place, but [...]
Jacoline Williams in Leisure and Things to Do on February 14, 2011
Happy Valentine’s Day to all our readers! Here are a few great ideas for Valentines day.