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Swaziland Reed Dance 2013

Each September, around 80 000 unmarried and childless Swazi girls and women take part in the 8 day Umhlanga, or Reed Dance, Ceremony. Reilly's Rock Hilltop Lodge is offering a 15% off special over the festival - a great opportunity to witness this incredible traditional spectacle. Read more >

Boxing Shadows in Search of Light

Guest blogger Bronwen Watson explores the 6m tall likeness of Madiba - the "Shadow Boxer" - by Marco Cianfanelli, in downtown Joburg. Read more >

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10 Questions for anthropologist and author Paul Myburgh

When you encounter someone who has chosen to spend 7 years of their life living in a Bushman community, you're going to have a lot of questions to ask them. We've managed to limit ourselves to 10 for this amazing man. Read more >


The Market Place opening at World of Woodstock

A dynamic new market is opening at World of Woodstock, Upstairs, 6A Albert Road, Woodstock this weekend. Read more >

Top literary festival comes to the Karoo

The Northern Cape / Karoo town of Richmond will be hosting the Fugard Festival in May. Read more >

Retired couple overland from Noordhoek to Norway for the Nelson Mandela's Children's Hospital

Stan and Sally Hannath from Noordhoek, Cape Town will be undertaking an adventurous road journey from the Northern most tip of Europe to the Southernmost tip of Africa for a good cause. Read more >

Beloved Cape Prima Ballerina to star in Camille

Star prima ballerina, Tracy Li, returns for two performances in the title role of Cape Town City Ballet's forthcoming production of Camille at Artscape this May. Read more >

Portfolio Collection's CEO on MWEB Entrepreneur Zone

Our CEO Ian Solomon was interviewed for MWEB Entrepreneur recently. Watch the vid and see what inspires Ian and makes him successful in the highly competitive tourism industry. Read more >

House of Mandela wine range launches in US

The House of Mandela wine company has been launched in the USA by the former statesman’s daughter Makaziwe Mandela, and granddaughter Tukwini Mandela,last week. Read more >

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Township youngsters train as wine advisors

A good news story ran on this week about how 200 unemployed young people from our townships have been trained as wine advisers thanks to an R11m government-sponsored job creation programme. Read more >

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