Top 5 travel stories of the week

2014-06-20 16:47
Cape Town - Sexy beaches, controversial ads and load shedding woes.

These were our top 5 most read travel articles for the week

5. Cape Town Airport included in Eskom load shedding

Eskom has issued an official load shedding alert - with Cape Town International Airport included in the schedule set to be in place until 15 July. 

4. The 10 cheapest and most expensive cities to visit right now

Want to jet off somewhere far, far away pretty soon? These two lists might help you make up your mind.

3. Inappropriate Mandela advert pulled

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

2. Top 10 sexiest beaches in the world 

Let's take a little break from winter gloom and enjoy these ten sexy spots.

1. New Kenya visa requirements for South Africans

South Africans previously enjoyed 30 days visa-free travel to Kenya - but as of 1 July things are about to change. 

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