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...

5 South African Ceramicists You Should Know

Whether intended for function or form, ceramic art is one of the most versatile creative genres where the possibilities are almost endless. South Africa is absolutely bursting with creative talent and the world of ceramic art is no exception. Join us as we take a closer look at 5...

5 Instances of Controversial Art In South Africa

The Art of Controversy in South Africa There is more to South African art than ancient rock paintings, colourful Ndebele geometry, and watercolours of leopards in the bushveld. The arts were a powerful tool of protest before, during, and after the Apartheid era, and are no stranger to controversy....

Remembering the Global Citizen: Mandela 100 Concert

South Africa was set abuzz on August 21st when it was announced that international superstars would be heading to the country in order to perform at the Global Citizen: Mandela 100 music festival. Besides international superstars, the line-up was also jam-packed with African artists and on December 2nd, thousands...

The Top 10 Must-See African Attractions

Made up of 52 countries and 2 countries which are still under dispute, Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent in the world. Featuring a diverse collection of cultures and heritages, Africa is a fascinating place to visit with plenty of must-see attractions. Here are the...

Top African UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO, the abbreviated version of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, has selected 135 World Heritage Sites in Africa across 37 countries. The first African sites were inscribed in 1978 during the list’s conception when the Island of Gorée of Senegal and the Rock-Hewn Churches were selected....

Africa’s Most Beautiful Towns and Cities

When mentioning Africa, the first thing that springs to mind are images of incredible wildlife, breathtakingly beautiful savannahs, and stark desert plains, but the truth is that the African continent is so much more than that. Made up of an unbelievably diverse assortment of cultures, Africa has faced many...