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10 'secret' South African adventures

10 'secret' South African adventures

Seen enough lions? Downed enough wine? A moonrise picnic on a mountain or an arty tour of Jo'burg's city center might be the next move
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
5 reasons Bathurst may be South Africa's most eccentric town

5 reasons Bathurst may be South Africa's most eccentric town

With a 17-meter-tall pineapple, South Africa's oldest pub and a devotion to cheesy humor, this eclectic community excels at standing out in the crowd
11 amazing ways to experience Africa from above

11 amazing ways to experience Africa from above

Vintage helicopters, ziplines and private flying safaris offer new, spectacular views of the continent
10 sensational South African wine farms

10 sensational South African wine farms

South Africa has some of the most beautiful vineyards in the world. The wine tastes pretty decent too.
Best Easter egg hunts around the world

Best Easter egg hunts around the world

Searching living rooms and closets wears thin after five or ten times. There are more adventurous egg trails out there
Brotherhood of Braai: How BBQ brings South Africans together

Brotherhood of Braai: How BBQ brings South Africans together

Grilled zebra anyone? Peri-peri warthog? This is how to barbecue, South Africa style
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