Reunion Island: Tropical paradise; adventurer’s dream
Seemingly hidden within the currents of the Indian Ocean is a little tropical gem which calls to the heart of every traveller looking for the ultimate experience. With far reaching mountainous landscapes and strikingly beautiful terrains, Reunion Island holds captive a pristine historical charm, luring those looking for the... Read more
Bot River explodes with colour for 2017 Spring Weekend
Let the bluebird of happiness lead you over the rainbow when the annual Spring Weekend comes to the pretty little village of Bot River on 1-3 September and a kaleidoscope of exciting wine, food and genuine, country-style fun explodes. Just like the rainbow-theme it has adopted this year, the... Read more
100% Design South Africa comes full circle in 2017
From being a fledging show in 2014, 100% Design South Africa has matured into Africa’s premier exhibition and sourcing platform for high-end contemporary design. 100% Design South Africa is set to shake up Gallagher Convention Centre in Gauteng when it happens alongside Decorex Joburg from 9-13 August 2017. With big hitters... Read more
Port Alfred brewery, hotel teams up for rhino conservation
A partnership between the Royal St. Andrews Hotel and The Little Brewery in Port Alfred is raising funds for rhino conservation every time a glass of Highlander Lager is purchased. Thirsty beer lovers contributed over R6 500 to rhino conservation in the first eight months of the fundraiser, according to... Read more
NAF’s Village Green to get new home in 2018
The market, which hosts about 300 traders, crafters, food vendors and artists during the course of the 11-day Festival, will move off Rhodes University’s campus to the playing fields of Victoria Girls High School in Beaufort Street. “The move is the logical next step in the evolution of the... Read more
NAF 2018 brings insights and inspiration
The National Arts Festival is approaching its closing weekend with a line-up of exciting shows, including the sold-out GALA CONCERT and the works of Standard Bank Young Artist’s Monageng ‘Vice’ Motshabi (theatre), Benjamin Jephta (jazz), Beth Diane Armstrong (visual art) and Dineo Seshee Bopape (performance art). Johannesburg Youth Ballet’s,... Read more
Airbnb sees major growth in trips
Until recently, Airbnb has been about homes, transforming people’s travel experiences through where they stay. With the recent launch of Trips, we expanded beyond accommodation and are taking the same people-powered approach to the rest of the trip. The launch of Trips has been the most significant moment in... Read more
Grahamstown in festival mode
Grahamstown is being draped in red, white and blue as it prepares to welcome thousands of visitors to this year’s National Arts Festival, which runs from 29 June to 9 July. This is the 43rd installment of the annual event, billed as Africa’s biggest and boldest celebration of the arts.... Read more
Vaal Mall’s fresh new retail attracts shoppers plus double digit growth
The addition of an array of exciting new tenants has secured Vaal Mall an 18% increase in shoppers over the past year and an impressive 11% increase in the last six months alone to ensure its place as the shopping and entertainment capital of the region. Shoppers can now... Read more
Festival success for East London port
Thousands of people flocked to the Port of East London on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 June 2017 to support what was widely hailed as the successful return of the East London Port Festival. The event – hosted by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) – transformed the city’s iconic... Read more