Inappropriate Mandela advert pulled in Hong Kong

2014-06-17 10:38

The South African consulate in Hong Kong has taken a travel agency to task for a rather strange advert featuring the late Nelson Mandela.

World’s Best Bartender title heats up in Cape Town

2014-05-20 13:14

Talented mixologist, Brent Perremore of Orphange Cocktail Emporium, is one step closer to earning the coveted accolade of World’s Best Bartender

Four Season Westcliff set for new era in Joburg

2014-05-08 10:50

The Four Seasons Westcliff Johannesburg is undergoing a rebirth, which the owners feel is very much inline with the SA's largest city's reinvention of itself.

Tripadvisor launches in-app booking

2014-05-02 13:43

The growth opportunity within the travel industry represented by mobile devices has seen Tripadvisor enhancing its App experience for its 40% mobile audience.

Mount Grace: Indulge in the art of being 'sleg'

2014-04-30 10:18

Carla Lewis-Balden gets to grips with the guilty pleasure of doing as little as possible, during a pamper escape to the Mount Grace Country House and Spa in the Magaliesburg.

Coachella festival in 7 wanderlust-filled pics

2014-04-12 12:43

The annual Coachella Music and Arts festival kicked off this weekend. Here's why it should be on your travel bucket list.

Sean Penn spotted at popular Cape Town tavern

2014-04-10 08:17

Hollywood star Sean Penn is said to be scouting film locations in the beautiful city of Cape Town.

The best taxi driver in the world...

2014-03-31 09:18

Darrel Bristow-Bovey's regular unconscious uncoupling with his wallet sees him imagining a home-and-away bout between local taxi drivers and their Cairo counterparts.

Road closures for 15th Cape Town Jazz festival

2014-03-27 11:25

Here's what you need to know about the 15th Cape Town International Jazz Festival taking place this weekend.

Happiness goes viral across Africa...

2014-03-26 13:59

There is no denying the Pharrel Williams tune Happy is catchy - with cities across Africa doing viral versions of their own... see which one has the most views.


Watch: Diver nearly swallowed by whale caught on camera

2014-05-21 17:14

A diver documenting the annual sardine run off the coast of Port Elizabeth, narrowly escaped finding out what the insides of a whale looked like.

You will not believe what this local is doing on Airbnb

2014-05-20 11:30

There can be the odd snag with share-economy accommodation like walking in on an unexpected sex ring - but what about living rent free in one SA's more expensive suburbs?

Johannesburg hosts international Da Vinci exhibition

2014-05-06 10:03

The global travelling exhibition, Da Vinci – The Genius, is taking Gauteng audiences by storm after opening at The Amazing Place in Woodmead, Sandton, in April

Weirdest souvenirs ever

2014-05-02 07:50

Check out these seven weird souvenirs from around the world... then share yours with us!

And the world's best restaurants are...

2014-04-29 14:22

Foodie traveller alert. The much-awaited list of the world's 50 best restaurants is out - and a South African restaurant has made the grade!

Travellers warned of delays on N4 during Easter

2014-04-10 12:30

Extremely high traffic volumes on the N4, starting in Pretoria and ending in Maputo Mozambique, are expected to be made worse by roadwork stop/go routes during the Easter period.

Myciti bus strike over

2014-04-04 09:17

A strike by MyCiTi bus drivers which disrupted several routes in Cape Town has ended.

Most read travel stories for the week

2014-03-28 15:36

Camping hacks, 13 South African spots to show your kids during the school holidays and the one local beach that is best avoided - in case you missed it, here are the stories our readers found most interesting.

Vienna palace offers flat at princely price

2014-03-26 16:13

Want to spend the night like an emperor or empress? Head to Vienna's opulent Schoenbrunn Palace.

15 top camping hacks

2014-03-26 10:14

We asked our readers to share some top tips when out camping. Check out these 15 rather useful ideas....

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