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Maboneng: Johannesburg’s Hipster Hub

Hipster probably isn’t the first word you think of when you picture Johannesburg. While the city has a turbulent past that still affects the way people perceive it, Joburg is home to a number of neighborhoods with worthwhile offerings: Upscale […]

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Africa: The Cradle Of Humankind

The ancient world. Typically, this term brings to mind places like Egypt, Israel, Turkey and Greece; however, many findings show the birthplace of civilization is actually Africa. During a visit to the Origins Centre (located on the University of Witwatrersand campus) […]

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Constantia Valley: A Wine Country Escape In South Africa

Minutes from Cape Town, Miles from the World. This is the slogan of the Steenberg Hotel, a 5-star luxury hotel and winery in the beautiful Constantia Winelands — one of the most incredible destinations in South Africa. While the tagline […]

#FoodPorn: A Typical Township Meal In Johannesburg, South Africa

#FoodPorn: A Typical Township Meal In Johannesburg, South Africa

Food is a major reason people love to visit South Africa. With access to a wide array of meats — including many exotic varieties like springbok, zebra and ostrich — as well as fresh produce and seafood, visitors can sample […]


Confession: I Went On A Wildlife Safari For The Food

While on a recent safari in South Africa with Honeyguide Tented Safari Camps I was not only impressed with the wildlife and knowledge of the guides, but also the food. In fact, I would say the upmarket dishes enjoyed in […]