South Africa

Top read travel stories of the week

Missed out on the best travel stories of the week? No worries! Here are the five our readers enjoyed most.


Cape Town to feature in prominent UK travel show

2014-04-16 12:36

We chat to BBC Travel Show presenter Rajan Datar on his perceptions around safety and the overall SA holiday experience.

Cape Town road closures for Two Oceans Marathon

2014-04-16 10:00

The annual Two Oceans Marathon is taking place over Easter Weekend. Here are all the affected roads and detours.

SA tourism stats hits record high

2014-04-15 16:30

A total of 937 792 tourists visited South Africa during December 2013, making it the highest ever recorded number of tourists in the country in any one month.

Tsitsikamma gets R17m upgrade

2014-04-15 10:38

Visitors to the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park can look forward to facility upgrades over the next few months.


Mandela tour named one of NatGeo’s top 50

2014-04-15 08:31

National Geographic Traveler magazine has announced its annual Tours of a Lifetime selection and a trip based on the landscapes influenced Madiba's life has made it into the top 50.

KZN Traffic officials to be out in full force over Easter weekend

2014-04-14 11:52

Sharp focus will fall on road safety in KwaZulu-Natal as the country prepares for the upcoming Easter holiday this weekend.

Top read travel stories for the week

2014-04-12 11:19

Nature really knows how to show off and you really like it. From a map showing Earth's stunning transformations in real time to a round-up of seven beautiful rock pools - here are the most read stories our readers found most interesting.

Winning the tourism war

2014-04-11 09:14

SA's cities are locked into a battle for the spoils of economic victory in the tourism stakes. Rob Baker takes a look at winners and losers.

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.

Cape Town records bumper summer season

2014-04-10 08:55

International arrivals to Cape Town over the 2013/14 summer season were up by 15% compared to the previous year, the city's tourism director said.

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