South Africa

In photos: The controversial slum-themed South Africa luxury hotel

In photos: The controversial slum-themed South Africa luxury hotel

Welcome to "the only Shanty Town in the world with under-floor heating and wireless internet access!"
Send us your best pics of Johannesburg

Send us your best pics of Johannesburg

Send us your photographs of one of Africa's most exciting cities and the best could be featured on CNN!
9 not-in-the-guidebook tips for an Africa safari

9 not-in-the-guidebook tips for an Africa safari

Bring dental floss, a needle, and a shower cap -- though not for the reasons you'd expect
Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Brazil, Antarctica and Scotland are the top three destinations to visit next year, according to the hot-off-the-press guidebook
10 things to know before visiting South Africa

10 things to know before visiting South Africa

What do the space shuttle, Paul Simon and delicious porcupine skin have in common? Allow us to explain
'I got love for spray cans': African street artists' irrepresible work

'I got love for spray cans': African street artists' irrepresible work

Painted shop fronts, political signs and striking murals are on display across Africa -- and you found them
Cape Town's anonymous urban art scene

Cape Town's anonymous urban art scene

Cape Town's District 6, once famous as an apartheid relocation area, now showcases stunning street art from nameless artists
Impala escapes cheetahs by leaping into SUV

Impala escapes cheetahs by leaping into SUV

A quick-witted impala in South Africa evades almost certain death when it spots a literal window of opportunity
Touring Nelson Mandela's South Africa

Touring Nelson Mandela's South Africa

Visitors can retrace Mandela's most significant steps at these fascinating museums and historic sites
Teen's wildlife-tracking website helps tourists spot elusive beasts

Teen's wildlife-tracking website helps tourists spot elusive beasts

Website uses crowdsourcing to provide real-time updates at South Africa's largest game preserve
CNNGo in Johannesburg: Haunted past, happening present

CNNGo in Johannesburg: Haunted past, happening present

This month, CNNGo visits South Africa's largest city and one of its most exciting -- home to radical theater, apartheid relics and a museum of beer
9 top South African spiritual retreats
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9 top South African spiritual retreats

From a post-dinner silence to “whale communication," these spiritual getaways run from monastic to mellow
9 top cities for 'detective travel'
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9 top cities for 'detective travel'

Murder. Smuggling. Extortion. Here's all the grit your guidebook won't mention, but your favorite mystery writer will
Southern Africa's best boutique safari reserves
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Southern Africa's best boutique safari reserves

Love the smell of elephant manure in the morning? It's even better when experienced in Africa's smaller reserves
Coffee comes home: How the cappuccino conquered South Africa
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Coffee comes home: How the cappuccino conquered South Africa

Instant coffee in a restaurant? In Cape Town that’s what you used to get. Not anymore
Table Mountain secures spot on ‘new wonders’ list
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Table Mountain secures spot on ‘new wonders’ list

The South African landmark is the fifth to be inaugurated onto the list masterminded by Swiss foundation