10 Global Films Shot In South Africa

When it comes to finding a budget-friendly location that can impersonate almost anywhere in the world, South Africa has made itself every filmmaker’s go-to spot. We’ve seen social media abuzz when celebrities hit our shores, but not so much when our country is used as a backdrop for major...

The Top Five Fibre Artists in South Africa

Fibre Art refers to works created with material like natural or synthetic fibre and other components like fabric and yarn. The artist focuses on the medium, and their manual labour in creating the work is part of the final product’s significance. Aesthetic value is prioritised over utility....

Places To See On The False Bay Coast

Cape Town is the jewel in South Africa’s tourism crown, with its pristine beaches, sumptuous Winelands and other tourist attractions. Many tourists stick around the Atlantic Seaboard when they visit the Mother City but those who do miss out on a whole other aspect that Cape Town has to...

World Class South African Restaurants

If you didn’t already know, South Africa boasts some of the finest eating venues in the world. In fact, it has 12 that rank among the top 1000, according to La Liste. But even beyond that particular list, there are many that have made waves globally, with a little...

5 Attention-Worthy South African Chefs

The people of South Africa have enjoyed a creative relationship with food ever since Cape Town was nothing more than a vegetable garden for ships following the spice route. Almost 400 years later, the country’s culinary traditions are bigger, brighter, and more exciting than ever before – and that...

Interesting Facts About the Legend Johnny Clegg

In a song that he wrote for his son Jesse in 1990, Johnny Clegg spoke of having to say goodbye someday, and sadly that time came in July 2019. The 66-year-old icon passed away at his family home in Johannesburg South Africa after a long battle with pancreatic cancer....

Things You Didn’t Know About Zulu Culture

Shaka Zulu is one of the most famous rulers to ever come out of the African continent, but it’s difficult these days to separate fact from fiction when it comes to him and his tribe, as it is with most things. While we know that the chief remodelled the...

Ancient Ruins in Africa That Are Without Equal

When we think of ancient castles and ruins, we tend to imagine the age-old cities found in countries like Italy or Greece. But Africa was home to some of the oldest empires in the world, and they left behind plenty of evidence of archaeologists....

The Best Beaches On The African Continent

There is nothing quite like sitting back with a cold drink on one of Africa’s many gorgeous beaches. From the harsh sun of Morocco to the wind-swept shores of Cape Town, Africa boasts some of the very best beaches in the world....

The Ultimate Glossary of South African Slang Phrases

Visiting a foreign country is always daunting when considering the language barrier and South Africa is no exception. While English is widely spoken, in a country with 11 official languages, you can expect to hear some confusing phrases. Explore this glossary of South African slang to ensure you aren’t...