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Travel Info and articles on destinations and travelling in South Africa from some of South Africa's top travel publications. Also see our directory for travel businesses in South Africa, or go to our Tourism section to find more listings and information specific to travelling to, in and around South Africa. If you are planning to travel around South Africa, into our neighbouring countries or even further north into the heart of Africa , don't rush off. Sit back and enjoy over a 100 (and counting) travel articles sourced from top travel, tourism and lifestyle publications such as Getaway Magazine and Country Life. ShowMe South Africa brings you the very best of South African travel journalism! Be inspired to take a holiday in Africa!

Travel Information
West Coast Wine Route, Western Cape West Coast Wine Route, Western Cape

If you love wine, drive a wine route to the West Coast and Cederberg, and enjoy the scenery, fresh seafood, wine and activities ..

Day trip through the Whale Coast Region Day trip through the Whale Coast Region

This really interesting 263km self drive circular route, offers scenery, vineyards, marine life, beaches, walks, birds, historic

Richtersveld World Heritage Site, Northern Cape Richtersveld World Heritage Site, Northern Cape

The Richtersveld World Heritage Site protects a unique landscape, biome and people. Visit the WHS in your 4x4 and meet the Nama

Top Wild Flower Spots on the West Coast and Northern Cape Top Wild Flower Spots on the West Coast and Northern Cape

In August and September, the wildflower displays on the Cape West Coast and the in the Northern Cape are considered to be among ..

Travel Articles
10 places to visit before they disappear 10 places to visit before they disappear Date: 19/04/2014

Don’t assume those bucket-list places you’ve been thinking about visiting will be around forever. There are remarkable places ...

The Story-time Town The Story-time Town Date: 04/04/2014

Somerset East is pure history, in the form of heroes, warriors, rogues and vagabonds going back to the early settler days

Chasing ghosts on the Royal Route in Warsaw Chasing ghosts on the Royal Route in Warsaw Date: 28/03/2014

Warsaw is a fascinating destination, a crucible of Europe in the 20th century. Graham Howe followed the Royal Route in Warsaw ...

Summer in Switzerland Summer in Switzerland Date: 21/02/2014

My fascination with Interlaken began in 2004. It was my first year out of school and I had been thoroughly enjoying a gap year ...

Nepal – Exploring the land of momos Nepal – Exploring the land of momos Date: 19/01/2014

I arrived in Nepal (on my own) knowing that namaste meant hello. This was the full extent of my local knowledge. I had a hotel ...

Returning to Gonarezhou Returning to Gonarezhou Date: 05/01/2014

After our unforgettable experience during May 2013, we decided to return to Gonarezhou National Park in the south-eastern part...

Six of the best braai spots in Cape Town and South Africa Six of the best braai spots in Cape Town and South Africa Date: 21/12/2013

If you’re in Cape Town and looking for a great braai spot, look no further. Get out the braai kit, take the family and enjoy ....

16 of Cape Town’s best outdoor bars and pubs 16 of Cape Town’s best outdoor bars and pubs Date: 14/12/2013

With that in mind I’ve put together some of my favourites. Cape Town has plenty of candidates and I don’t claim this as the ...

The High Road or the Low Road? Two routes to the Lowveld .. The High Road or the Low Road? Two routes to the Lowveld .. Date: 14/12/2013

If you are heading out on the N4 East, try to slow down once you hit Machadodorp and enjoy two fascinating routes down the ...

Goodbye Malaria Goodbye Malaria Date: 01/12/2013

Despite being completely preventable and treatable, malaria infects approximately 219 million people around the world each year...