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How to plan your visit to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens

The most beautiful garden in Africa, and one of the great botanical gardens in the world, a trip to Cape Town is not complete without a visit to explore the natural wonders set beneath the imposing mountain slopes of Table Mountain. To a pleasant experience, here's some info on tickets and tours to help you make the most of your visit... Read more >

7 Things to do in Prince Albert

Portfolio's Kathryn recently visited the little Karoo "dorp" of Prince Albert with her family. Here she shares 7 things to do in the tiny town... Read more >

How to plan your visit to the top of Table Mountain

Table Mountain is one of the most iconic natural wonders of the world, making it a must-visit tourist attraction in Cape Town. To ensure a safe, efficient and fun visit to take in the view from the top, here's some info on parking, queuing, tickets and tours to help you make the most of your visit. Read more >

A country stay at Caladdi Bed & Breakfast

Portfolio's Heather spent some time in the country and stayed at the family-friendly Caladdi B&B in the KZN Midlands and shares some stories from her stay here... Read more >

The best beaches of South Africa by top travel instagrammers

It's almost beach season here on the southern tip of Africa. To celebrate the sunshine and sand between our toes, we asked a few of our top local travel instagrammers and bloggers to share their best South African beach with us. Read more >


7 Pet friendly places in South Africa

At Portfolio we’ve noticed that one of the biggest travel trends on the rise is people traveling with their animals, especially dogs. Fortunately there are more and more Portfolio places who are happy to host furry family members… Read more >


Finding Nemo... at the Two Oceans Aquarium

One of our youngest Portfolio ambassadors, Ivy, recently turned 2. To celebrate her mom, Heidi, took her along to the Two Oceans Aquarium to meet one of her movie idols... Read more >

Fireside family time at Fairview

Most people looking for accommodation on the eastern side of the Garden Route would normally decide to book by the beach in Plettenberg Bay or in theTsitsikamma forest. But what they don’t know is that there is another option... amongst the fynbos in The Crags. Read more >

Cruising through The Crags

Our guest blogger, Jonker Fourie, recently spent a relaxing weekend at Fairview House in The Crags and during his time in the area he had a whole lot of family fun with his kids. Read more >

A fun family holiday in South Africa - kid approved

Looking for some family fun on your next holiday? Recently our youngest Portfolio ambassadors embarked on an epic 16-day road trip and stayed at 8 family-friendly Portfolio establishments in South Africa... Read more >

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