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Run across Africa by Jonathan O’Hanlon

Run across Africa by Jonathan O’Hanlon – ”Here’s the story … On the 12th June 2008 through a series of synchronistic events a dream and an idea were born.  The dream was to do something significant about raising awareness worldwide for the plight of elephants and their ever nearing extinction, whilst at the same time […]

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Grab a “Bunny Chow” the Durban way

Having fun in Durban can be hungry business, at which point “grabbing a chow” becomes pretty top of mind. Durban may not be known as the gastronomic capital of the country, but the city still has much to offer. Durban alongside London, has something no other city in the world has: an international reputation as […]

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A portrait of Cape Town

A portrait of Cape Town It is true that a picture can say a thousand words, and with MapStudio’s new release, 50 Portraits of Cape Town, Paul Bruins does just that with his stunning photography portraying the beauty of our Mother City. Here are just some of the iconic sights that make Cape Town one […]

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Discover 10 great camping sites in South Africa

Our newly updated book Camp & Caravan gives you the latest information on where to find the best camping spots in South Africa. Packed with information for each region and great overview maps, you will be able to spend many happy camping days around a roaring fire with the entire family. Chapman’s Peak Cottages and Caravan Park Chapman’s Peak […]

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10 fascinating place names

10 fascinating place names

South Africa is a country of vast differences and each town has it’s own fascinating story to tell. Here are 10 fascinating towns, their name origins, history and attractions. 1. ACORNHOEK Mpumalanga established in 1940s Name origin: possibly an adaption of Eekhoringhoek (squirrel corner) after the bushveld mice found here. Another possibility is the fruit […]

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Mooiloop! THE BOOK

Mooiloop! THE BOOK discover the people, places and recipes

Following the award-winning programme on SABC2, Mooiloop, we bring to you, THE BOOK! Discover 39 small towns and learn all about the history, architecture, economic activities, people, recipes and hospitality. Below are extracts from these small towns to discover their lifestyle, culture and the essence of each place that these people call home. Calitzdorp Calitzdorp is almost the […]

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