While Portfolio is all about exploring the off-the-beaten-track places, it's good to be reminded of the major highlights for people visiting South Africa for the very first time...

Posted in Things to Do

Rhino poaching stats and hotline

Sat, 2 Jun 2012 (23 months ago)

It seems that no matter how many 'save the rhino' NGOs and action groups we have, the ongoing plight of South Africa's black rhino just continues to escalate.

Posted in SA Wildlife

South Africa Emergency Help Line Numbers

Wed, 7 Dec 2011 (2 years ago)

Emergencies can happen at any time and usually when we're least expecting them. Here is a handy list of South African emergency numbers - save them to your phone or print them out and stick up on your fridge or keep them with your travel documents so that you're always prepared...

Posted in SA Bits and Bobs | Travel Tips and Advice

Useful South Africa Travel Contact Numbers

Mon, 5 Dec 2011 (2 years ago)

A handy list of travel related contact numbers...

Posted in SA Bits and Bobs | Travel Tips and Advice

Market Mondays

Mon, 5 Dec 2011 (2 years ago)

We've decided to turn Monument Monday into Market Monday over the next few months as there are so many wonderful produce and craft markets in South Africa and summer is the best time for trawling them.

Posted in SA Food | SA Bits and Bobs | SA Art and Culture | Things to Do | Outdoor Activities

NEW SPECIAL ALERT - Atlantic House in Camps Bay

Thu, 13 Jan 2011 (3 years ago)

This year, we'll be alerting our Travel Blog readers every time a new Getaway Break special is loaded to our website. Starting today!

Posted in Great Getaway Specials

Did You Know? Number 8

Wed, 20 Oct 2010 (4 years ago)

More facts about South Africa...

Posted in SA Did You Know?

Pick Your Own Anything in South Africa

Wed, 8 Sep 2010 (4 years ago)

South Africa offers a wealth of fruit and flowers that are available for self-picking excursions.

Posted in SA Bits and Bobs


A Few Favourite South African Travel Destinations

Wed, 28 Jul 2010 (4 years ago)

Guest blogger Lynette tells us what she thinks makes South Africa an ideal holiday destination - especially the coastal destinations of the Western and Eastern Cape.

Posted in True Travellers' Tales


Get Help When You Need it in South Africa

Tue, 6 Apr 2010 (4 years ago)

A new single-point-of-contact care line to assist international visitors in emergencies.

Posted in Travel Tips and Advice

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