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7 Ways to Travel Like a Local in South Africa

Travelling South Africa is a whole lot more rewarding when you get stuck in and experience the local way of life. Here are 7 ways to put a local twist on your next trip... 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 >

The hidden gems of the Constantia Wine Route

A visit to Cape Town is not complete without enjoying a glass of local wine, and a popular way to do this is with a visit to a local wine farm. But instead of heading out to the winelands of Stellenboch and Franschhoek, located an hour outside of town, we recommend a visit to one of the vineyards located in the luscious Constantia valley, just 20 mins from the centre of town. Read more >

Where to go to escape the crowds these holidays

We all look forward to December holidays at the coast catching up with friends and family, but after a while with your crowds of cousins and in-laws, well, you need a holiday from your holiday! Read more >

10 Places to "meet" Nelson Mandela

We've been asked many times about the best spots to see our much loved Madiba's life journey. Robben Island is the obvious place, but we've taken a more artistic angle and chosen the places with the most striking public art commemorating the man and his inspiring life. 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 >

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. 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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