South Africa Archives - Page 2 of 4 - We Are Africa
13
Jul
2017
THE EMOTIONAL POWER OF RHINO NOTCHING

4 -min. read andBeyond and Great Plains Conservation’s new rhino notching project is an entirely new experience of giving, as well as a wonderful example of putting competition aside to achieve conservation success.

12
Jul
2017
WHERE THE SAND MEETS THE SEA

4 -min. read Africa’s beaches offer everything from urban marketplaces and extreme sports to sanctuaries teeming with wildlife and deserted stretches of sand.

11
Jul
2017
WAVE TO THE WHALES ON THE WESTERN CAPE

3 -min. read The annual arrival of Southern Right Whales to the Western Cape also brings binocular-toting tourists from across the globe seeking whale watching opportunities.

20
Jun
2017
GO UP IN THE WORLD WITH THESE AFRICAN AERIAL ADVENTURES

4 -min. read Looking for a new perspective on Africa? Throw one of these African aerial adventures into the itinerary for your next trip…

31
May
2017
NOT ONE STORY: CAPE TOWN’S LITERARY REVOLUTION

4 -min. read Now home to two of the most important literary festivals in Africa, Cape Town is fast becoming the publishing hub of the continent.

26
May
2017
THERE’S A CRAFT BEER REVOLUTION BREWING IN SOUTH AFRICA

5 -min. read Forget wine: beer is taking over as the Rainbow Nation’s tipple of choice. We caught up with Beerhouse ‘Beer Whisperer’, self-confessed booze hound and foot soldier in the craft beer revolution, Murray Slater, to find out more…

15
May
2017
JOHANNESBURG ARTIST LADY SKOLLIE USES HUMOUR AS A VEHICLE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

4 -min. read The work of Johannesburg-based activist artist Lady Skollie never errs on flippancy. Her pieces address rape culture, gender polarity and racial inequality.

15
May
2017
A PRE-TOUR WITH A DIFFERENCE

3 -min. read Having returned for a second year, Uthando gave the We Are Africa tribe the chance to see first-hand the difference their donations had made with a very special pre-tour of some of the community projects Uthando helps to fund.

15
May
2017
EXPOSING SOUTH AFRICA’S HIDDEN GEMS

5 -min. read Ahead of this year’s African Travel INDABA, we caught up with the newly appointed South African Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona, to find out more about his vision for the future of African travel.

19
Apr
2017
HANDS-ON (BUT DON’T TOUCH): VOLUNTEER TRAVEL THAT ACTUALLY DOES GOOD

5 -min. read As travellers become more curious and adventurous, there’s a growing trend for safari operators immersing guests in hands-on conservation experiences – and thereby inspiring them to become ambassadors for conservation.

07
Apr
2017
SEE AFRICA ON TWO WHEELS WITH THESE MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURES

4 -min. read Whether you’re a weekend warrior or devoted single-track daredevil, Africa is a dusty switch-backed paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts.

06
Apr
2017
LIFE AT SOUTH AFRICA’S LION SANDS

4 -min. read Melissa Twigg reflects on how Lion Sands today is an altogether sleeker affair than it was back in 2004 when she was a receptionist for the lodge.

16
Mar
2017
FROM WASTE TO WONDERFUL AT GREENHOUSE

3 -min. read While the menu at Greenhouse is undoubtedly indulgent, chef Ashley Moss and his team of chefs are working hard to ensure not a single scrap goes to waste.

Faith47 © Henrik Haven
16
Mar
2017
THE EXISTENTIAL MUSINGS OF JOHANNESBURG-BORN STREET ARTIST FAITH47

4 -min. read Johannesburg-born artist Faith47 is not a Banksy nor a D*Face. Her art does not scream instant recognition.

Danielle Clough
16
Mar
2017
INTERNET SENSATION DANIELLE CLOUGH IS MAKING A RACKET ABOUT CAPE TOWN CREATIVITY

3 -min. read Cape Town creative Danielle Clough encapsulates both the pre- and post-viral world. The craft that she has become known for is as timeless as can be.

08
Mar
2017
READY, SET, RUN: AFRICAN MARATHONS ARE BRINGING IN BUCKET LIST TOURISTS

5 -min. read Intrepid tourists are packing their bags with the goal of sweating their way across 42 kilometres of unrivalled landscapes in these African marathons.

08
Feb
2017
LA TÊTE RESTAURANT IS TURNING HEADS

4 -min. read Cape Town’s La Tête recently made the list of CNN’s best new restaurants in the world for 2017. Eugene Yiga spoke to restaurateur Giles Edwards to find out the secret ingredient of his success.

17
Jan
2017
MEET THE MEN IN GREY SUITS: THE SHARK SPOTTERS OF CAPE TOWN

4 -min. read Shark Spotters is an independent non-profit organisation that employs a remarkably simple solution to keep water users and sharks safely apart.

10
Jan
2017
CAPE TOWN’S FOODIE REVOLUTION HEADS FOR THE HILLS (OR WINELANDS)

5 -min. read The gastronomic transformation of the countryside around Cape Town means many foodie tourists are heading to the Cape Winelands.

06
Jan
2017
FROM MERMAID TO CRUSADE: TAKING UP THE CAUSE OF CONSERVING OUR OCEANS WITH HANLI PRINSLOO

7 -min. read Former freediving champion and founder of I AM WATER Ocean Conservation Trust, Hanli Prinsloo, tells us how to transform connection into conservation.

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