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Why you should spend all your money on travel experiences

According to scientific research recently released at Cornell University in New York, the key to happiness is experiences.... travel being the best type! Read more >

7 Reasons why you should spend some solo time in Stellenbosch

Solo travel is a growing travel demographic and is increasingly becoming the preferred option for many women travelers. Portfolio's Kathryn recently spent 2 days exploring the town of Stellenbosch - all on her own! Read more >

Why I left my heart in gorgeous Gordon's Bay

Recently one of our Portfolio ambassadors, Dani, visited the village of Gordon's Bay with her sister. This lovely town overlooks False Bay and is located just under an hour from Cape Town. Read more >

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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 >

Horse-riding & hanging from the treetops at Hog Hollow

Indi and Gia recently went on a road trip down the coast of South Africa and their latest stopover was on the picturesque Garden Route. They spent a few nights in an area known as The Crags, just outside Plettenberg Bay... 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 >

No more unexpected toll road fees for South African road users

On December 4, 2014 Drive South Africa launched South Africa’s first interactive Toll Road Cost Calculator using the Google Maps interface. Read more >

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3 quirky Drakensberg shops

The Drakensberg is a naturally dramatic and beautiful region, arguably best known for the many hiking trails and general outdoor exploration. Read more >

20 essentials for a great travel website

Jenni Saunders pulls together a great list of must-do's for those of you creating, re-designing or tweaking your travel industry websites. Read more >

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Weather or not to visit Cape Town in winter...Friday story time with David Bristow

Our intrepid story teller's take on the cloudy topic of Cape winter... Read more >

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