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Discover Cape Town's rhythm this April

Discover Cape Town's rhythm this April

Known as Africa’s Grandest Gathering, the 2013 Cape Town International Jazz Festival (5-6 April 2013) looks set to be as foot-tappingly good as ever.

10 reasons to visit Africa

10 reasons to visit Africa

Whale watching in South Africa offers unrivalled viewing of earth's largest mammal, the Southern Right whale, which visits annually from July to December each year to mate and calve.

Once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in rhino conservation

Once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in rhino conservation

With Africa's rhino population facing the worst poaching crisis in decades - the most serious upsurges in South Africa (588 reported cases this year), Kenya and Zimbabwe - this offering from The Phinda Reserve in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal is particularly timely.

Honeymoon heaven - Safari style

Honeymoon heaven - Safari style

As a honeymoon destination Africa has it all - from spectacular game viewing in fabulous national parks to some of the world's most idyllic tropical islands.

Spirits & Specters

Spirits & Specters

Put away your pumpkins and leave your Halloween costume at home, as according to Acacia Africa, on the continent there’s a more enticing side to the supernatural.

3-centre winter wildlife safari in South Africa

3-centre winter wildlife safari in South Africa

Fleewinter has a brand new itinerary to South Africa for winter that includes a combination of the northern & southern Kruger game reserves plus 2 nights in Swaziland to chill at the end of the trip.

Africa on the hoof

Africa on the hoof

The magic of the African savannah is rarely felt so entirely as from the saddle. It is a feeling unlike any other and the thrill of dancing, snorting circles - giving elephant or buffalo a wide berth - on your faithful mount, your confidant, your equine companion, will never be forgotten.

Celebrate World Rhino Day with Acacia Africa

Celebrate World Rhino Day with Acacia Africa

“World Rhino Day” will be held on 22 September – its main aim to create awareness on the need to protect these magnificent mammals.

MSC Opera to set new standards in South African cruising

MSC Opera to set new standards in South African cruising

MSC Starlight Cruises will set new standards in South African cruising with the introduction of luxury cruise ship MSC Opera for the 2012/13 summer season. She will join her popular sister ship MSC Sinfonia, which is already a familiar name in South African cruising, having cruised locally for the past three seasons.

Authentic, exclusive safaris off the beaten track

Authentic, exclusive safaris off the beaten track

Samara, a luxury private game reserve with 27,000 protected hectares now claims 2% of South Africa’s current wild cheetah population with the recent birth of two further cubs– a testament to its wildlife conservation efforts.

Whale watching in South Africa with Mantis' luxury hotels

Whale watching in South Africa with Mantis' luxury hotels

Every year, from July to November, South Africa’s coastline offers unparalleled opportunities to see whales, one of nature’s greatest animals, as they migrate to the shallow waters of the Western Cape to nurse their young.

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve 2012 offers

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve 2012 offers

Did you know that Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, Sir Richard Branson's beautiful award-winning luxury retreat, has some fantastic offers in place for 2012 giving you more reason to book a stay!

Charley Boorman gets Intrepid in South Africa

Charley Boorman gets Intrepid in South Africa

Adventurer and presenter Charley Boorman explored Kruger National Park with Intrepid Travel in July, for a new series of Extreme Frontiers which will air on Channel 5 later this year.

Map out South Africa’s best-kept secrets with Acacia Africa

Map out South Africa’s best-kept secrets with Acacia Africa

Bloggers have long since tantalised our taste buds when it comes to travel, many of us left salivating over their “location independent” status. Throw in social networking and you’re left with a healthy dose of one-upmanship, or according to Acacia Africa, a personal mandate to map out the world’s best-kept secrets.

South Africa Winelands Experience

South Africa Winelands Experience

Fleewinter has the perfect week-long holiday for wine aficionados, the NEW self-drive South Africa Winelands Experience which can easily be combined with a beach stay in Cape Town or a safari.