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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 >

Take the back roads between Joburg and Eastern Cape

It's almost that time of the year when you wake up early, pack your "padkos", pick up a coffee and head off before dawn to get down to the coast for your annual beach break as fast as possible. But what about if you did things slightly differently this year... How about taking time to explore the back roads and interesting small towns dotted along your route? Read more >

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SA’s revised visa rules: What you need to know

If you’re travelling in or out of South Africa in the next few months you’ll be pleased to hear that the controversial visa regulations (that resulted in a decrease in arrivals) have been amended. Read more >

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How to choose between a private safari and a national park

If you've ever asked yourself the question: "What's the difference between a private safari and visiting a national park?" then this is the article for you... Read more >

The best beaches of South Africa by top travel instagrammers

It's almost beach season here on the southern tip of Africa. To celebrate the sunshine and sand between our toes, we asked a few of our top local travel instagrammers and bloggers to share their best South African beach with us. Read more >


Meeting Naledi at Maropeng

If you visit the Maropeng Interpretation Centre just outside Joburg from now until 11 October 2015, you'll get to see the hominid fossils which have people taking across the globe and making the front page of the New York Times just last week. Portfolio's James popped in to the see the exhibition for himself and tells us more... Read more >

Show us how you live the #PortfolioLifestyle and win

We're giving all travellers, and wannabe travellers, the chance to show us how you live the #PortfolioLifestyle and then win a trip to do it in style! 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 >

A fun family holiday in South Africa - kid approved

Looking for some family fun on your next holiday? Recently our youngest Portfolio ambassadors embarked on an epic 16-day road trip and stayed at 8 family-friendly Portfolio establishments in South Africa... Read more >

7 Indulgent experiences to spoil yourself

Indulging in our wildest fantasies is something we hardly ever feel we are allowed to do, but we say why not. Read more >

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