Places in South Africa
Johannesburg, more commonly known as Jo’burg or Jozi, is a rapidly changing city and the vibrant heart of South Africa. After almost 20 years of decline and decay, the city is now looking optimistically towards the future. Its centre is smartening up and new loft apartments and office developments are being constructed at a rapid pace.
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Tips and articles
Top free things to do in Cape Town
A relatively weak rand makes Cape Town a more affordable destination to visit, and the city certainly provides value for money when it comes to eating and accommodation...
Cape Town's hybrid culture
The bookshop-café combo is nothing new and a shrewd move in a world where a cappuccino and the new Deon Meyer (a top Capetonian crime novelist) make smart commercial bedfellows...
Cape Town's top activities
Cape Town's reputation as a rather laid back place, is reflected in its nickname ‘Slaapstad’ which means ‘sleepy town’ in Afrikaans, the local lingo...
South Africa (and Swaziland) for families
Africa's iconic animals may be the things of childhood dreams, but taking your youngsters to the continent can be an unnerving prospect. As travel writer and dad David Else explains, it doesn't have to be daunting...