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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 >

7 Gourmet getaways around South Africa

South Africa has a wealth of gourmet gems scattered throughout the country, many unknown to locals and visitors alike. Read more >

7 Super stylish city stays in Southern Africa

Looking to stay somewhere unique on your next city break? We've rounded up 7 of our favourite stylish stays in cities around Southern Africa. Read more >

Six stops for a more sustainable trip on the Midlands Meander

Jo Sobey, an avid explorer and content creator based in the balmy hills of subtropical Durban, shares her tips for an eco-friendly visit to the Midlands. Perfect for our #LoveMidlands week! Read more >

KZN's the hotspot for viewing Venus transit

Grab your protective goggles and check out the sun tomorrow - especially if you're in KwaZulu Natal. Read more >

KZN Goes Bubble-liscious

Head to KwaZulu Natall later this month for the inaugural KZN Bubbly Celebration - nothing like a bottle of bubbles to turn any occasion into a party and this is one event that's sure to bring out your sparkle. Read more >


Thanda Private Game Reserve on Top of the World

Thanda Private Game Reserve was honoured at the Grand Final World Travel Awards, held on 11 January 2012 in Doha, Qatar, with an esteemed award for ‘World’s Leading Luxury Lodge’ for a third successive year. Read more >

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A Morning Atop Spioenkop

Portfolio's KZN assessor Renee Vermeulen discovers that South African history is a lot more interesting than she remembers from her school days when she visits Spion Kop Lodge... Read more >


10 Things to Do in Ballito

I recently had the opportunity to stay overnight at Ballito, 30 minutes outside of Durban in KwaZulu Natal. Read more >


Amazing Opportunity to see Millions of Barn Swallows and Observe a Ringing Demonstration

Birders, photographers and anyone with an interest in the enjoying new experiences, will enjoy attending a barn swallow ringing demonstration, and the chance to see the incredible sight of millions of swallows coming home to roost at sunset. Read more >


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