Johannesburg as a World City

AT the close of 2013, Cape Town could bask in the glory of a good year, having been awarded World Design Capital for 2014, and then subsequently been recommended by Lonely Planet as the third best city in the world to visit. Indeed the success of the city has overshadowed the quieter progress of the larger state capital, that hasn’t shone as bright…

5 reasons British expats are migrating to South Africa

Here are five reasons Britons seeking job opportunities, a better quality of family life, or a change of scenery for retirement are choosing South Africa as their new home.South Africa is vast, with 2,798 kilometres of coastline stretching across two oceans, the Indian and the Atlantic. Covering 1.2 million square kilometres, it is the 25th-largest…

Local property developer reflects on success, competition and the environment

MSP CEO Riaan Roos has been in the property development game for a long time and in that time his company has grown in both scope and experience. Thankfully for folks looking to invest in SA, that experience has translated into a string of major housing developments.Now, asking the head of a development company for his favourite project can be a little…

Moving to Cape Town: A guide to living and working in the Mother City

With beautifully diverse landscapes – from mountain ranges to coastal havens – South Africa offers plenty of great places to settle. But if you’re more of a city-lover with a business-oriented mind, Cape Town might be the place for you. Considered the “least expensive city in the region” according to Mercer’s Cost of Living Index, Cape…

Why does Anna Correia think she should design your home?

I run a full interior design and decorating business in South Africa, from the initial stages of concept of the design to the construction of the interior design and decorating of a project. My projects are predominately run in the Johannesburg and Cape Town areas. However, I have done work for clients with homes in Plettenberg Bay, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe…

Rwanda: RwandAir Resumes Flights to Johannesburg

National carrier RwandAir has announced the resumption of its route to and from Johannesburg, South Africa effective May 7.Johannesburg is one of the southern African routes that RwandAir suspended its flights alongside Cape Town, Lusaka, and Harare.The suspension happened in February following the detection of a new variant of Covid-19 in South Africa.”We’re…

10 Enchanting Honeymoon Destinations In South Africa For A Romantic Sojourn In 2021!

Whether you want to chill out after the wedding excitement or just escape to paradise before routines of life grip you again, honeymoon in South Africa is bliss for every couple. There are some immensely romantic honeymoon destinations in South Africa that guarantee solitude, adventure and fun – all at the same time. Get ready to rekindle your love…

South Africa In March: A Handy Guide For Planning An Ideal Holiday In 2021

South Africa is a beautiful place on earth and its one part is surrounded by the sea, and the country is filled with scenic beauties. People who love wildlife and want to experience the beauty of nature, this is the place for them. In this case, South Africa in March is the best time to visit as the weather stays moderate and people can travel with…

10 Best White Sand Beaches In The World To Leave You Speechless (2021)

What’s better than a relaxing day at a tropical beach in an exotic destination? Perhaps a beach holiday where the azure waters meet the sandy white beaches to create a dreamy effect. And as dreamy as it may sound, it is possible to experience the same as you visit the white sand beaches of the world.To remove any doubts that you might have about…

South Africa: Howling Winds Worsen Cape Town Fires, Evacuations Continue

Cape Town — Firefighters in Cape Town, South Africa, have been battling fires on Table Mountain that began near Rhodes Memorial. Residents living in the Vredehoek suburb were evacuated, Walmer Estate residents have been told to get their go-bags ready to evacuate, and Oranjezicht and Vredehoek are reportedly being evacuated,At least four firefighters…

An increase in domestic travel…

Students flee devastating fires on slopes of Table… Al Jazeera • 5hSeveral buildings at South Africa’s University of Cape Town, including Reading Room of historic Jagger Library, destroyed in blaze A fire on the slopes of South Africa’s Table Mountain has forced University…

Secret Giant Kelp Forest off Cape Town Catch Global Attention

A giant forest lying along the southern coast of South Africa would have probably remained out of sight if it was not for the Netflix film ‘My Octopus Teacher’, which among other things, won this year’s BAFTA Award for the Best Documentary.My Octopus Teacher picks up the Documentary BAFTA with all of her arms! #EEBAFTAs pic.twitter.com/CLLlelTEcuBased…

Airlink spreads its wings with regional routes, more flights

The skies are opening up again with the demand for air travel picking up on several regional routes and Airlink has started operating routes that have not been served for many months.  With numerous southern African countries being off-limits since last year due to national lockdowns and border closures, airlines were forced to halt flights…

Cape Town beach named ‘one of world’s best’ – thanks to a unique feature

Travel + Leisure – a New York-based lifestyle institution – has named Camps Bay beach in Cape Town as one of the best in the world – and there was plenty to wax lyrical about for our friends across the water. However, they were impressed by a particularly ‘unique’ feature that very few other beaches can boast about…You know the score…

10 Best Places To Visit In George For Exploring New Horizons Of South Africa!

George is an ideal destination for any adventurous traveler. It is filled with great places and stunning landscapes. Founded in 1811, George is at the 6th place in the of the oldest town in South Africa and falls between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. It is located in the Western part of the Cape Province of South Africa. George is the gateway to the…

Explore Southern Africa’s Big Cities With These Luxurious World-Class Hotels

Standing at a height of 2,195 feet, Lion’s Head mountain towers above Cape Town’s Bo-Kaap district. gettyEditor’s Note: *Due to the current Covid-19 outbreak, international travel is discouraged at the moment—this article is meant to serve as inspiration for a future trip once the pandemic has come to an end.*While Africa’s southern nations…

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