This weekend (Sunday 29 November 2009) sees the 27 annual Charity Toy Run throughout the country, where ‘South Africa’s loudest minority open their hearts to the most silent’.

Posted in November 2008 | SA Volunteering & NGOs | SA Bits and Bobs

Elephant Spotted in Knysna

Mon, 8 Dec 2008 (5 years ago)

SANParks scientific services representatives were all aflutter when news of an elephant sighted in the Diepwalle forest, Knysna, came through from an excited forest ranger.

Posted in December 2008


SA Leads Top Ten Gap Year Destinations

Mon, 8 Dec 2008 (5 years ago)

According to UK-based non profit association Year Out Group, South Africa is the most popular destination among gap year travellers from that country.

Posted in Gap Year Destinations | December 2008 | SA Volunteering & NGOs

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The Gautrain has arrived!

Wed, 3 Dec 2008 (5 years ago)

Or at least the very first 2 rail cars have arrived in Durban on Monday.

Posted in December 2008

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Cape Town Voted Best World City

Tue, 2 Dec 2008 (5 years ago)

We got us the best mayor, we’re looking to be one of the most sustainable cities on the planet by 2020, we are Africa's Best City (US Travel and Leisure 'Best in the World' Awards, July) and one of the world's five Bluest Sky Destinations (expedia.co.uk).

Posted in December 2008


SA Wines and Winemaker Shines

Mon, 1 Dec 2008 (5 years ago)

Kanonkop's Abrie Beeslar is International Winemaker of the Year 2008, proving once again that South Africa can more than hold our own in the Internation wine-fields.

Posted in December 2008 | SA Wines

BA Puts PE on World's Most Authentic Places List

Thu, 27 Nov 2008 (5 years ago)

Having (mis)spent my high school years in the Friendly, Windy City, I was delighted to hear that Port Elizabeth is finally being given the recognition it deserves.

Posted in November 2008 | SA Bits and Bobs

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FIFA Confederation Cup 2009

Mon, 24 Nov 2008 (5 years ago)

The gorgeous gals in South Africa at present for Miss World 2009 brought extra glamour to last night’s FIFA Confederations Cup Draw at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Posted in November 2008 | SA Sports

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Portfolio's Country Places Guide Launch

Thu, 20 Nov 2008 (5 years ago)

Last evening the sun set on a relaxed crowd on the deck of 26 Sunset Avenue, Llandudno, where the clinking of champagne flutes and laughter mingled as Portfolio celebrated the launch of the 2008 / 09 Country Places Guide with friends from the media and tourism sectors.

Posted in November 2008 | Portfolio News

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Mayor Zille Announces Cape Town Carnival

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 (5 years ago)

Accompanied by music and colours and a playful summer wind, Cape Town City Mayor Helen Zille addressed enthusiastic crowds at the launch of the Cape Town Carnival at a fabulous preview on Long Street on Monday evening.

Posted in November 2008 | Portfolio News

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