Travel (South Africa)

Rhino poaching declines by a quarter in South Africa

Authorities say that law enforcement operations, relocations of rhinos and other measures have helped to reduce the killings.<p>The killing rate of …

National Parks

Port Elizabeth Micro Brewery Tour

<b>Port Elizabeth Beer Route</b><p>Hop on the bus and join us as we take you to visit three manufacturers of Craft Beers, over a period of three hours. <br>Visit …

Port Elizabeth

Tracking otters at Cape Point

The Cape clawless otter is an elusive and rarely seen creature. However, you can enter its world with this thrilling outing.<p>Game trails are your …

South Africa

For N.F.L. Star Brandon Marshall, Vacations Make a Point

The idea for the nonprofit Through Our Eyes started when seven African-American N.F.L. players, all good friends, took a ski vacation together to Steamboat Springs, Colo., in 2015. The men, including the Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, the New York Giants cornerback William Gay and the …

Travel

South Africa rhino poaching drops sharply but hundreds still being killed

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Over 500 rhinos were poached for their horns in South Africa in the first eight months of 2018, a 26 percent fall from 691 in the same period last year, the Department of Environmental Affairs said on Friday.<p>This maintains a downward trend since 2014, when a record 1,215 …

South Africa

Route 62: Montagu and Barrydale

Montagu and Barrydale are close enough to each other to enjoy a day trip between the two, but they are both towns worth spending some time in.<p>Rachel …

South Africa

Sausage hack: Brie Burgers

Sausage hacks<p>We recently shared a recipe that uses sausage meat to make meatballs and fire-roasted chakalaka, here’s another creative way to …

South Africa

Emirates launches onboard food and wine channel

There was a time when if your cooking got compared to ‘airplane food’ you knew that it left much to be desired, however these days you can enjoy …

South Africa

Pablo House, Melville

Go high with Pablo<p>Commanding some of the best views in Joburg, this affordable B&B is trendy and a good-food stay.<p>Which came first, the chicken or …

South Africa

How to photograph insects

There’s wildlife in your own back garden. Zoom in and capture the spectacular world of insects in their natural habitat. Andreas Eiselen tells you …

South Africa

The Boardwalk Hotel And Casino: Fun Pack Deal

The Boardwalk Fun Packs for R160 are available from Sweets from Heaven for kids age 5-18 years<p>Valid all year<p>The Boardwalk Fun Pack includes:<p>Any 2D/3D …

South Africa

Meatballs with fire-roasted chakalaka

Sausage hacks<p>There’s more to wors than serving it with pap or in a hotdog roll. Impress your braai crew with this new way to work with spicy sausage …

South Africa

Police officers arrested connected to rhino horn syndicate

Yet another Mpumalanga police officer has been arrested in connection with a rhino horn syndicate which has been terrorizing the Kruger National …

National Parks

10 spectacular 'must-see' blue lagoons

Pretoria has it’s own large, languid, blue lagoon thanks to a partnership between Balwin Properties and Crystal Lagoons. The new housing development …

South Africa

Things to do on the Heritage Day weekend on the Garden Route

If you are spending the upcoming long (Heritage Day) weekend on the Garden Route near Plettenberg Bay, here are some ideas on what to do.<p>1. Visit the …

South Africa

10 safari horror stories that will chill you to the bone

Going on safari can be a thrilling and remarkable experience. But in the midst of all the excitement, guides are quick to point out that safaris are not vacations in which you can safely sit idly by.<p>The purpose of many wildlife preserves and safaris is to raise awareness for the receding natural …

National Parks

Permitting authority shows Parliament photo of dead lion it claims is not famous pride male – but experts say it is

The authority that licensed the lion trophy hunt which became the focus of a parliamentary inquiry last week has been at pains to assure everyone it …

National Parks

The most affordable long haul holiday destinations for British travellers

Travel can be expensive, so it pays to be prepared when going further afield. With that in mind, Post Office Travel Money has released its annual Long Haul Holiday Report, outlining the most affordable destinations for British holiday-makers in 2018.<p>Now in its eleventh year, the Long Haul Holiday …

Travel

SpaceX announces first tourist to the moon

South African born Elon Musk’s company SpaceX today revealed that 42-year-old Yusaku Maezawa will be the first passenger they plan to fly around the …

South Africa

Win a Dream Safari for Two with African Travel, Inc.

In celebration of the company’s 2019 brochure launch, travel advisors can enter to win a South African safari trip.

South Africa

Worst day ever: Buffalo fights off a pride of lions... then a hyena sneaks up behind him and bites his testicles while he catches his breath

An exhausted buffalo fought off a pride of lions only to have his testicles bitten by a hungry hyena.<p>The injured beast inadvertently attracted the …

National Parks

Fabulous fish braai

With Heritage Day (also fondly referred to as Braai Day) on the horizon, here’s how to execute the perfect fish braai.<p>There’s no need to debone and …

South Africa

Win: a Thandana Medium Traveller Bag worth R2,988

Answer the easy question below and you could stand a chance to win this beautiful, leather Thandana Medium Traveller Bag, worth R2,988.<p>This beautiful …

South Africa

Secret swimming spots and magic mountains in Naukluft

Melanie van Zyl took a road trip through Namibia recently and after visiting the NamibRand Nature Reserve and Sossusvlei, she headed for a secret …

South Africa

Leopard takes a spectacular tumble from tree after losing its footing and swinging by its teeth from carcass of the animal it had been eating

This is the moment a determined leopard spectacularly fell from a tree after refusing to let go of its prey that had snagged on a branch.<p>The big cat …

National Parks

5 Best Cities to Celebrate Oktoberfest Outside of Germany

Summer — particularly here in the United States — seems to have quietly fizzled out this year. It’s time to expect wall-to-wall leaf-peeping news …

Travel

Watch: Lion tries to take a bite out of a vehicle’s side mirror at Kruger National Park [video]

When one goes on a safari, one longs for an up-close encounter with a wild lion.<p>Hannetjie van der Westhuizen couldn’t have dreamt of a more personal …

National Parks

Travel News: September 17, 2018

<b>Cristiano Ronaldo Eyes Paris for Sixth ‘CR7’ Hotel</b><br>Travel Pulse<p>Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will open the sixth hotel under his “CR7” lifestyle …

Cristiano Ronaldo

Neighbourhood of the week: Observatory, Cape Town

This bohemian suburb has been attracting the young and the alternative for years, and has ridden the wave of many new cultural movements. Food …

Cape Town

And the award for the funniest and furriest goes to...

The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have announced the finalists for The Affinity Photo Peoples Choice Award. With over 41 hysterical …

South Africa