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Be sun savvy this festive season

2014-12-16 09:00

Whether you're planning on hitting the beach or just chilling in the backyard, here are some tips for going about getting sun-kissed wisely.

SA’s newest low-cost airline set to take off in 2015

2014-12-12 14:17

South Africa’s newest low-cost airline, Skywise, is officially launching on Saturday 13 December, announcing its maiden flight.

SA city tops Telegraph travel list

2014-12-10 10:51

Just a few days after Durban found itself among the New7Wonders Cities, another South African city was named the best in the world by the Telegraph Travel Awards 2014.

SAA to save on fuel with innovative new navigation approach

2014-12-08 12:58

Forming part of the airline’s Long-Term Turnaround Strategy, SAA hopes that the innovation will noticeably improve efficiencies and benefits in time and fuel savings.

Joburg CBD road closures to affect traffic this week

2014-12-08 09:17

Traffic on the M1 around the Johannesburg CBD will be affected this week due to emergency maintenance taking place, metro police said.

SANParks warns of heightened chance of wildfires in Cape Town

2014-12-04 09:20

Table Mountain National Park is expecting a much busier fire season this year, compared to the same time last year, due to dry weather conditions.

PICS: Bird strike causes major damage to light aircraft

2014-12-03 09:48

A South African pilot is at risk of losing his eye after a mid-air bird strike, but how they managed to land the plane safely after this boggles the mind.

kulula awarded as Best Low Cost Airline

2014-12-03 08:33

kulula.com has received an international nod with an airline excellence award, hosted by AirlineRatings.com.

PICS: Signal Hill ablaze... again

2014-12-01 12:49

Major roads and attractions have remained unaffected by a wildfire that has broken out on Signal Hill in Cape Town. Fire and rescue services are on the scene.

SAA flight delayed over open oil valve

2014-11-21 09:23
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Passengers on board an SAA flight from Johannesburg were left feeling rattled after their takeoff was delayed due to a fault that could have been fateful had it not been noticed.

Three SA cities in top 50 most violent in the world

2014-11-18 15:44

You won't actually believe which city turns out to be the most violent in the country, and which city didn't even make the list.

Tornados, snow, what next? Weird weather hits SA... again

2014-11-14 15:11

After a tornado-like storm hit East London, another one appeared over the little Mpumalanga town of Carolina... and now snow in the Western Cape. Best be ready for a wild weekend!

How to make the most of Kruger with kids

2014-11-11 21:05

Here are 5 tips for making the most of a self-drive safari with your children.

Knysna tour guide did not have permit: SANParks

2014-11-11 09:32

A tour operator guiding two Dutch tourists involved in a rescue at the Knysna National Parks forest on Monday did not have a permit for kloofing, SANParks said.

Cape Town gearing up for exciting new urban attraction

2014-11-09 16:00

The Mother City will soon be home to an urban attraction that will hopefully hold the same charm as the Fan Walk did in 2010.

FlySafair announces a second base and new routes

2014-11-06 13:37

Since launching its first flight between Cape Town and Johannesburg in mid-October, it's been full steam ahead for South Africa's latest budget airline, FlySafair.

Kruger and the kids

2014-11-03 16:36

Five tips for making the most of a self-drive safari...

SA tops CN Traveler list

2014-10-21 16:48

See which local lodge has been voted the best in the world.

A million more travellers to SA in 2013

2014-10-21 09:02

The total number of foreign travellers who visited South Africa increased from 13.7 million in 2012 to 15.1m in 2013, Statistics SA said.

SA tourist hot spot home to largest sculpture created underwater

2014-10-17 09:32

At 1.21m by 1.63m with a weight of 312kg, a large sculpture of a sea horse that was modelled entirely underwater has been unveiled in a popular holiday town.

SANParks asks visitors to comment on possible Augrabies power station

2014-10-15 09:11

SANParks has asked visitors and stakeholders to comment on the possible construction of a hydropower station on the Orange River that could impact the Augrabies Falls.

13 great South African spots to show your kids

2014-10-14 00:00

We are lucky to live in a country of exceptional diversity and natural beauty - why not introduce your kids?

 

Cape Town: expensive for accommodation, cheap for beer

2014-12-12 12:11

A new survey of world cities has revealed that Cape Town is among the most expensive for beds, but at least it's affordable for beer!

South Africans taking shorter holidays

2014-12-09 15:22

South Africans are taking less time off these holidays than previously, leading to mental overload, a survey has shown.

Port Elizabeth fuel shortages to continue

2014-12-08 09:21

Been struggling to find petrol stations with a fuel supply in Port Elizabeth over the past week? Well, we have some bad news.

Durban gets New7Wonders Cities nod

2014-12-08 06:30

South Africa has received another feather in its cap for being a top international destination, as Durban was named one of the New7Wonders Cities.

SHAME!

2014-12-04 08:44

Lion's Head tweets its pain after the fire - and it's hilarious!

Four fun gadgets to spruce up your mobile pics

2014-12-03 09:26

The silly season is upon us! Which means photo opportunities tend to increase exponentially. Get your smartphone snap-ready with these gadgets!

Emergency services warn of drowning risk during festive season

2014-11-25 10:46

With the arrival of the festive season and warmer weather, people have been warned to be especially vigilant when attending events close to water.

Crazy! Hungry croc attacks lion crossing his river

2014-11-22 14:19

What happens when a crocodile develops a king-sized appetite? He tries to snack on a lion! Watch this incredible footage from the Kruger National Park.

Mango enters new car-hire partnership

2014-11-20 09:12

A new partnership between the low cost airline and Avis car rental company will aim to simplify the travelling process for passengers.

WATCH: Plucky Caracal attempts a warthog hunt

2014-11-14 16:05

Check out this footage of a brave little caracal attempting to help himself to a snack about twice his size.

Kruger visitors warned of delays en route to Malelane gate

2014-11-12 13:23

If you're heading into the Kruger National Park via the Malelane Gate in the next few days, best be prepared for a few stop-and-go delays.

Cape Town International Airport gears up for peak season

2014-11-11 11:23

Cape Town International Airport has seen seasonal international airlines return in time for the peak period, with some even increasing their weekly flights to the city.

Tourist injured jumping into rock pool

2014-11-11 09:03

A Dutch tourist was injured while undertaking a remote hike in the Knysna forest, leading to an intensely complicated joint rescue effort by park guides and the NSRI.

Shark nets returned to KZN Hibiscus Coast beaches

2014-11-07 09:09

Hibiscus Coast beaches are safe for swimming once more after the KZN Sharks Board reinstated shark nets they had removed, due to municipal issues.

Cape Town gearing up for exciting new urban attraction

2014-11-06 09:21

The Mother City will soon be home to an urban attraction that will hopefully hold the same charm as the Fan Walk did in 2010.

How to make the most of Kruger with kids

2014-11-03 16:35

Here are 5 tips for making the most of a self-drive safari with your children.

Legendary KZN nature reserve safe from coal mine... for now

2014-10-23 09:05

An impact study for a proposed coal mine on the border of Hluhluwe-iMfolozi has been rejected by the KZN department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs.

Cape Town among top 25 world cities

2014-10-22 10:02

The Mother City has another accolade behind its name, as it was named one of the Top 25 Cities in the World in the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards.

SA game reserve tops Conde Nast Traveler's list

2014-10-21 12:30

Eight SA hotels and resorts have made the Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels and Resorts in the World

SA airports come out tops in survey

2014-10-20 09:08

Three South African airports have been named the best in Africa by off-beat travel website, Sleeping in Airports.

SANParks fans up in arms over Augrabies hydropower plant

2014-10-16 14:28

We asked our readers what they thought about the possibility of a hydroelectric power plant being erected upstream of the Augrabies falls and got some fascinating feedback.

SA's underrated cities

2014-10-14 00:00

We check out five cities that have much more to offer than you ever expected.

Travel alert: Gautrain delays between Sandton and ORT

2014-10-13 09:50

Gautrain services between the OR Tambo International and Sandton have been delayed due to a power failure.

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