Splash some cash in high fashion stores or funky street markets. Eat Thai or Indian or a host of flavours in between. Relax in a trendy cafe or take in a South African play or an international film. Get involved in the nightlife, hang out and watch the streetlife, feel the buzz. Cosmopolitan but oh-so African, its soundtrack the home-grown Kwaito beat, Joburg is South Africas most exciting, coolest city. This is the best place to explore South Africas famous townships: take a tour of Soweto and get high on the beat of the music, the colours, the jumble of streets, the sense of history and of life, life, life.
From mystical waterfalls to tranquil lakes, you’ll love a cheeky paddle at these watering holes.
Forget fairy tales, real life is where it’s at with these swoon-worthy sites on the agenda.
Accessible only by boat or strenuous hike, these hostels fall far beyond the typical tourist's radar.