Travelling to South Africa
A South African winemaker has developed a world-first "neurowine" by applying technologies used to study the brain to the winemaking process. As Pieter Walser tastes a selection of wines, the data collected from his brain activity is analysed to determine the most appealing blend.
Cape Town was voted the favourite city in the world and South Africa the third favourite country
in the Telegraph
newspaper's annual travel survey. It is the fourth consecutive year
that the Mother City has taken the top honour in the British newspaper's popular poll.
A hippo in South Africa's drought-hit Limpopo province decided to cool off in the swimming pool of a private nature reserve. Staff recorded a short video clip of the quirky incident before gently guiding the animal out of the pool using pool brushes and leaf catchers.
OR Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, situated east of Joburg, is the busiest airport on the continent – and the air transport hub of southern Africa.
The revamped Top Gear
motoring show, now featuring British radio personality
Chris Evans and former Friends
star Matt LeBlanc as hosts, has begun filming its
new series, and the show has chosen South Africa and Lesotho as its first destinations.
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