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7 Things to do on Route 62

South Africa is certainly one of the most scenic countries in the world and one of the very best ways to appreciate all it has to offer is to take the back roads more often! Instead of driving to the Garden Route from Cape Town via the N2 why not opt to explore Route 62 instead... Read more >

Hiking in Cathedral Peak

Portfolio’s Lauren loses herself in the breathtaking mountains of Cathedral Peak Hotel in the Drakensberg… Read more >

A visit to the Ardmore Ceramics factory

Portfolio's Creative Director and Resident Artist, James, recently visited the Midlands of KZN and popped in to the studio and factory of the world-famous Ardmore Ceramics... 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 >

7 Top South African bloggers share their favourite heritage attractions

Later this month South Africans' will be celebrating Heritage Day (24 September). There's a lot to celebrate about being South African, from our amazing people, wonderful wildlife and dramatic landscapes, we are proud to call this country home. Read more >

Spend a day in Soweto

Portfolio’s James went on a township tour of Soweto this past weekend. Here he shares some exciting things to do... Read more >

7 Places to watch whales in South Africa

South Africa is well-known as one of the best destinations worldwide for watching whales. Whale-watching waters off the coast of Southern Africa run from False Bay, south of Cape Town, up as far as St Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal on the East Coast. Read more >

A winter weekend at Rusthuiz in Stellenbosch

At Portfolio we love inspiring people to travel and one of the best ways to do this is to travel ourselves and then share our experiences with you. Read more >

A morning in Maboneng

Johannesburg isn't usually top of tourists minds when planning a trip to South Africa, but miss this city and you'll miss out. Read more >

Father's Day 2014 at De Hoop

This year, Father’s Day occurs on a long weekend, so it’s a perfect opportunity to make special memories in the magnificent setting of the De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Overberg. Read more >

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