Travelling to South Africa
With Heritage and Tourism Month under way, South Africa's natural wonders will be available to all citizens – for free. During SANParks Week in mid-September, there is no charge for South Africans to the country's many beautiful national parks.
South African Tourism has announced that its new Exhibition and Strategic Events division will now be driving its two flagship tourism trade show exhibitions, Indaba and Meetings 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.
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