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SA-Venues Travel Blog

SA-Venues Travel Blog

South Africa's premier travel website offering a wealth of information and resources for the traveller to South Africa.
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  • 15 Reasons to Visit Cape Town At LEAST Once in Your Life
    15 Reasons to Visit Cape Town At Least Once in Your Life. Over four million people a year can’t be wrong… It’s the world’s Best City For the fourth year in a row the Telegraph Travel Awards voted Cape Town the Best City in the world to visit. Over 75 000 readers of the Telegraph […] The post 15 Reasons to Visit Cape Town At LEAST Once in Your Life appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 27th of June 2017 07:00:59 AM
  • You Can Help Save Knysna ? Eat, Do & Sleep in the Garden Route?s Favourite Town
    Help Save Knysna ~ The fires that gutted Knysna, and parts of Sedgefield, Bitou and George recently have devastated the lives of those who live in this part of the Garden Route. The outpourings of sympathy and assistance from people all over the country has been incredible. Knysna, in particular, was hard hit – the […] The post You Can Help Save Knysna – Eat, Do & Sleep in the Garden Route’s Favourite Town appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 21st of June 2017 07:00:47 AM
  • 13 Secrets of Agulhas National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    Agulhas National Park is the country’s newest park – proclaimed only in the late 1990s ? that lies on Africa’s southern most tip with one of the most beautiful and varied landscapes of any parks in South Africa. Its fundamental role is to protect lowland and rare limestone fynbos. But its wildness and beauty are […] The post 13 Secrets of Agulhas National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 20th of June 2017 07:00:03 AM
  • Cheap Weekend Getaways in Eastern Cape
    Reasonably priced doesn’t have to mean ‘tacky’. So, we’ve combed through our offerings and handpicked these Eastern Cape Getaways at cottages, apartments, farm stays, lodges and guest houses, with price tags as close to R700/night as we can get. We think you’ll love ? them… Cheap Weekend Getaways in Eastern Cape Allemann se Huisie, Nieu-Bethesda […] The post Cheap Weekend Getaways in Eastern Cape appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Thursday 15th of June 2017 07:00:18 AM
  • 8 Best Small Towns in Limpopo
    South Africa’s northernmost province is renowned for its bushveld and wildlife reserves that include the Kruger National Park. Less well known, but equally deserving, are Mpumalanga’s Blouberg Mountains, Makgabeng Plateau, Makapansgat, baobab trees, the Waterberg biosphere, Soutpansberg, Mapungubwe’s significant Iron Age site, and Modjadjiskloof. All testament to the province’s rich diversity and wide open spaces. […] The post 8 Best Small Towns in Limpopo...
    Tuesday 13th of June 2017 09:40:25 AM
  • The 8 Most Beautiful Coastal Walks in South Africa
    South Africa’s coastline stretches from its border with Namibia in the west, all the way around the tip of Africa (not Cape Town but Agulhas) until it reaches the border with Mozambique. Its course includes: the Garden Route, Wild Coast, Sunshine Coast, Dolphin Coast, and Elephant Coast. That’s over 2 500 km of sea washed […] The post The 8 Most Beautiful Coastal Walks in South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 6th of June 2017 07:00:54 AM
  • 10 Inspiring TED Talks By South African Speakers
    Do South Africans have ideas worth spreading? Are they talks to stir your curiosity? You bet. South Africans, like people of every other nationality, contribute to TED, the nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas. These contributions are short, powerful talks of eighteen minutes or less. It’s where Technology, Entertainment and Design meet, and I was more […] The post 10 Inspiring TED Talks By South African Speakers appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 5th of June 2017 07:00:50 AM
  • 15 Secrets of the Karoo National Park That Will Have you Visiting, Tomorrow
    15 Secrets of the Karoo National Park That Will Have you Visiting, Tomorrow… 1. The Karoo National Park is not the same as the Tankwa Karoo National Park They are, however, both in the Karoo. But the Karoo is vast and the two parks are between 350 km and 400 km apart, depending on the […] The post 15 Secrets of the Karoo National Park That Will Have you Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 31st of May 2017 07:00:08 AM
  • Cheap Weekend Getaways in Western Cape
    Everyone wants a weekend away. But finding Western Cape accommodation for under R1000 per night can be something of a mission! We’ve made it easy for you. These cottages, apartments, farm stays, lodges and guest houses are all as close to R700/night as we could find (or we’ve got a good excuse), and they’re cute […] The post Cheap Weekend Getaways in Western Cape appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 07:00:51 AM
  • The 5 Best Chilled Garden Route Places to Stay
    The Garden Route – a 200 km journey of remarkable natural beauty –á is South Africa’s favourite destination, second only to the Kruger National Park. It’s been listed by various magazines and websites as one of the world’s best road trips. And it’s not difficult to see why. Driving through here is a little like […] The post The 5 Best Chilled Garden Route Places to Stay appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Thursday 18th of May 2017 07:09:07 AM
  • 8 Best Small Towns of Mpumalanga
    Mpumalanga lies between Johannesburg and the kingdoms of Swaziland and Mozambique. Its main attraction is the southern section of the Kruger National Park, but its sub-tropical weather, unbelievable scenery, and the Blyde River Canyon are the other reasons for visitors from all over the world. Yet so many make the mistake of passing through the […] The post 8 Best Small Towns of Mpumalanga appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 15th of May 2017 07:00:52 AM
  • 12 Secrets of Augrabies Falls National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    Years ago the KhoiSan called this place in the northern reaches of the Northern Cape ~ Aukoerebis ~ place of great noise. Today visitors describe it as ‘a scene right out of BBC’s Planet Earth‘. The sound of a river in flood as 405 million litres of water plunge over the side of the gorge, […] The post 12 Secrets of Augrabies Falls National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Thursday 11th of May 2017 07:00:38 AM
  • 7 Unforgettable Things You Can Do Only in Port Alfred
    Until now Port Alfred’s byline has been ‘retirement village’. But this is changing fastá as a younger set and their children move into the portside village seeking an alternative and slower lifestyle. As a result, it’s inspiring to discover that the town has its own micro-brewery alongside the river, a trendy courtyard lifestyle centre, aá […] The post 7 Unforgettable Things You Can Do Only in Port Alfred appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 8th of May 2017 07:00:37 AM
  • The 10 Best Beaches on the Sunshine Coast
    Between the Tsitsikamma and East London stretches a coastline both beautiful and relatively unexplored (when compared with the Garden Route). It covers a chunk of the Eastern Cape – a romp of seaside villages and towns, beaches with yellow sand that don’t seem to end but simply merge from one beach into the next, tidal […] The post The 10 Best Beaches on the Sunshine Coast appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Thursday 4th of May 2017 07:00:44 AM
  • Port Elizabeth ? Eat, Do, Sleep in South Africa?s Friendly City
    Port Elizabeth is a GREAT city ? the weather all year-round is excellent, the historical architecture is beautiful, there is a burgeoning restaurant scene, the centre of the city is slowly re-emerging, the beaches rival some of the best on the country’s coastline, and Port Elizabeth’s hotels and guest houses are really top-notch. Best of […] The post Port Elizabeth – Eat, Do, Sleep in South Africa’s Friendly City appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 07:00:56 AM
  • 13 Secrets of the Camdeboo National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    Secrets of the Camdeboo National Park ~ Tired of sifting through blogs that promise secret places around South Africa and then fail to deliver the goods? That’s why we’re writing this series on national parks around the country (you may have already read the ones on Addo Elephant Park, Kgalagadi, Pilanesberg and Mountain Zebra Park). […] The post 13 Secrets of the Camdeboo National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 25th of April 2017 07:00:37 AM
  • The Secret Season: WINTER in South Africa ? Where to Travel, and Why
    South Africa does not do blizzards and snow banks. You will never (except on very rare occasions) find your plane grounded for ice on the wings. In fact, the deepest snow you’ll find is deep in the mountains, or on their peaks. The daily average temperature is between 16-20 degrees C (61-68 degrees F), in […] The post The Secret Season: WINTER in South Africa – Where to Travel, and Why appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 18th of April 2017 07:00:36 AM
  • 10 Places to spend Easter Weekend
    The Easter break is upon us, but if you’ve left it ’til the last minute there is still time to book a quick escape! Have a look through these 10 places to spend Easter, we think you’ll agree they’re the perfect spot… 10 Places to spend Easter Weekend… Cape St Francis Cape St Francis, and […] The post 10 Places to spend Easter Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 10th of April 2017 07:00:40 AM
  • 12 Best Small Towns in the Western Cape
    The biggest problem about visiting the Western Cape is having to choose where to visit! Wonder how many you’ll argue we’ve left off our list of theá12 Best Small Towns in the Western Cape that we know and love.á So, we’ll quickly add the proviso that the following didn’t make it, and should have: Suurbraak, […] The post 12 Best Small Towns in the Western Cape appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 5th of April 2017 07:00:59 AM
  • Johannesburg ? Eat, Do, Sleep in South Africa?s Most Vibrant City
    More commonly known as Jo’burg, or Jozi, Johannesburg is a rapidly changing city considered the pulse of South Africa. The hipster city, sited by Rough Guides as the number one cityá to visit in 2015,á is sprawling, wired, culturally and historically rich, and the commercial heart of the country. Where before its centre was somewhere […] The post Johannesburg – Eat, Do, Sleep in South Africa’s Most Vibrant City appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 29th of March 2017 07:00:10 AM
  • 9 Cape Town Food Trends You Need to Know About
    We?re so over cauliflower, kale, burgers and doughnuts. As for macaroons (yawn), bread baskets (you are kidding, right?) and, dare I say it, carbs, it?s definitely time to move on. And move on we have. To gin, home fermentation, veldkos, ancient grains and a dozen other things that make eating out an experience. Here the […] The post 9 Cape Town Food Trends You Need to Know About appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:00:25 AM
  • 10 City Apartments in Cape Town You Won?t Want to Leave
    Get to experience Cape Town with the keys to one of these apartments with a view. Set right in the heart of Cape Town?s city bowl, these loft-style pads lavishly follow the trend towards apartment living. Their inspirational interiors, open floor plans, classic use of colour, and flair for the unusual, will have you drooling. […] The post 10 City Apartments in Cape Town You Won’t Want to Leave appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 20th of March 2017 07:00:05 AM
  • The 9 Best Small Towns in KwaZulu-Natal
    What?s so great about the small towns in KwaZulu-Natal? Well, first of all there?s a lot to be said for small-town living. People love the experience, even if it?s only for a weekend, or a few days. And secondly, KwaZulu-Natal has some of the best subtropical all-year-practically-summer weather that makes a stay in any of […] The post The 9 Best Small Towns in KwaZulu-Natal appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Thursday 16th of March 2017 07:00:27 AM
  • 13 Secrets of Addo Elephant National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    Addo Elephant National Park lies only a few hours? drive from Port Elizabeth. It?s gone from providing a small sanctuary to eleven elephants to become a richly biodiverse park with over 600 elephants… We share 13 Secrets of Addo Elephant National Park… No 1. If you love elephants, then this is the park for you […] The post 13 Secrets of Addo Elephant National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 13th of March 2017 07:00:33 AM
  • Franschhoek ? Eat, Do, Sleep in the Winelands? Foodie Capital
    The French corner of the Cape Winelands is relatively small by comparison with its sister town, Stellenbosch (only twenty minutes? away). But as a weekend, or even day, visit it packs a punch – its main road awash with restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries, grand historical buildings, wineland tours, and little tucked-out-of-the-way courtyards in which […] The post Franschhoek – Eat, Do, Sleep in the Winelands? Foodie Capital appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Thursday 9th of March 2017 07:00:38 AM
  • The Best Boutique Hotels in South Africa
    Boutique hotels are as good as luxury hotel chains, but they offer something else – a touch of simplicity and flair, and the advantage of meeting individual needs because of their size. As more and more visitors head to South Africa, so the measure of what makes a great place to stay has grown to […] The post The Best Boutique Hotels in South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Tuesday 7th of March 2017 07:00:36 AM
  • South Africa?s First People
    South Africa’s First People – South Africa’s earliest, ancient people, believed to have originally migrated south from East Africa, are today a tiny minority group making up 1% of the total 53 million people in the country. They divide themselves into three main self-identified╣ groups… The San people !Xun, Khwe and ? Khomani (or !Xu, […] The post South Africa’s First People appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 3rd of March 2017 07:00:26 AM
  • 30 Legendary Photos Across South Africa to Knock the Socks Off All Your Other Photos
    Incredible moments are all over Instagram. So much so, that we?ve almost become immune to a great photo. Almost. But, these viewpoints around South Africa will easily give you 30 legendary photos to knock the socks off all your other travel photos. 30 Legendary Photos Across South Africa… 1. Cape Town’s Mountains The view from […] The post 30 Legendary Photos Across South Africa to Knock the Socks Off All Your Other Photos appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Wednesday 1st of March 2017 05:16:12 PM
  • 13 of the Coolest Beach Stays in South Africa
    South Africa is as famous for its coastline as it is for the Kruger National Park. Stretching for over 2 500 kilometres from the dry and barren border with Namibia in the west, around the Cape of Good Hope and northeast to its border with Mozambique, in the east, the coastline is nothing short of […] The post 13 of the Coolest Beach Stays in South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Monday 27th of February 2017 07:00:25 AM
  • 12 Secrets of the Mountain Zebra National Park that will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    We?re particularly enamoured with the Mountain Zebra National Park – South Africa?s most understated, and under visited, national park. Here is why … No 1. No-one seems to know Mountain Zebra Park exists! Even Lonely Planet ignored the Mountain Zebra National Park on their blog list of top parks and game reserves in South Africa. […] The post 12 Secrets of the Mountain Zebra National Park that will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel News.
    Friday 24th of February 2017 07:00:10 AM


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