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Billabong Pro 2010 at JBay

The Billabong Pro hits JBay and the world's hottest surfers hit the beach!

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Spud the Movie Trailer

The trailer for the movie of the South African best selling novel, Spud, has been released.

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Pelé supports Africa's Barefootball Legacy Project

While Africa takes her beautiful game to the world through first world technology and new generation design, it’s easy to forget that elsewhere on the continent, the beloved game is played as passionately with hand-made balls and bare feet on dusty stre

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Volunteer in the South African Bush and Make a Difference

Samara Private Game Reserve is a hub of conservation and animal reintroduction efforts in the Great Karoo basin. Samara offers volunteers of all ages the opportunity to get

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REVIEWED Solms Delta Wine Estate

Mischa Gross, a former employee at Portfolio Collection, enjoyed her recent visits to Solms Delta in Franschhoek so much she just had to share her experiences there with our readers.

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Make Like David Attenborough and Win a Stay for 5 at a Luxury Game Reserve

The Madikwe Collection is running a fun competition with a fantastic prize worth R138 000,00!

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How Ronnie's Sex Shop Got its Name

Here at the Portfolio Travel Blog we often take a look at the origin of small town (dorp) names around South Africa in our "How the Dorp Got its Name" serie

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Zorro the Runaway Hippo Has a New Home

In February 2009, a young hippo fled from his own father in a dramatic scene like something straight out of a Wildlife Soap Opera.

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Did You Know ? Number 1

A new series for the Portfolio Travel Blog - Did You Know? will cover factoids about South Africa - the people, places, language and more.

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Pumba Ranger Diary and Wildlife Images 06 July 2010

Your weekly dose of wildlife sightings and images from the rangers out at Pumba Private Game Reserve.

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Cape Town Named 'Africa's Leading Destination' at World Travel Awards

Basking in the glow of hosting a successful 2010 FIFA World Cup™, the Mother City’s global reputation was given a further boost at the World Travel Awards, held in Johannesburg last night, where Cape Town was named Africa’s Leading Destination Read more >

SA's Own Oracle Octopus Predicts Final World Cup Result

Paul, the German based psychic octopus, which has correctly predicted Germany's match results throughout the World Cup, has predicted a Holland win on Sunday.

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The Beautiful Game in the Hearts of the Young

Africa's first World Cup is almost over. But the love for the beautiful game will remain in the hearts of South Africa's children forever.

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What a World Cup that Was

It's the morning after the world's biggest party and it all happened at "our house". Now, as happens after every kick-ass party, the clean-up and analysis begins

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Portfolio Visits Latita's Children's Safety Home in Gugs

Last week, two Portfolio staff members had the privilege of visiting a safety home for orphans in a local township to deliver some parcels.

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The Gees that Rocked Durban

A look back at the gees in Durbs during the World Cup, supplied by Portfolio's KZN assessor, Renee Vermeulen.

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Drum Mag's Chief Photographer from the '50s Exhibits in Cape Town

An exhibition of iconic images from the father of South African photography, Jurgen Schadeberg, is on display at the Rainbow Experience in Church Street.

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Chocolate Tasting in Tulbagh

Next time you're in the Tulbagh area, be sure to spoil yourself with a visit to Moniki Chocolaterie.

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Cape Leopard Cubs Photographed

Quinton Martins' patience paid off when he got this stunning photograph of newborn leopard cubs.

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Pumba Ranger Diary and Wildlife Images 13 July 2010

This week, Pumba Game Reserve ranger, Richard Pearse, brings us his report and images including two stunning bird photographs...

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