South Africa Archives - Page 3 of 4 - We Are Africa
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.

05
Dec
2016
MEALS ON WHEELS: MEET SOUTH AFRICA’S TASTIEST FOOD TRUCKS

4 -min. read South Africa’s food truck scene is popping, with a boom in the number of mobile kitchens hitting city streets over the past five years.

01
Dec
2016
Eat Out: South Africa’s best restaurants

4 -min. read The annual Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards took place in Cape Town just over a week ago. Here’s a guide to the best places to eat out in South Africa…

25
Nov
2016
SIDESHOW ‘SANCTUARIES’

4 -min. read Anton Crone on how tourists can make a difference by avoiding facilities that exploit animals and focusing on tours where they can appreciate animals in their natural element.

15
Nov
2016
FOUR MONTHS OUT, WE TALK TO LIZ BIDEN ABOUT THE SILO CAPE TOWN

6 -min. read We talk to Royal Portfolio’s Liz Biden about the inspiration behind The Silo Cape Town, what visitors can expect from 1 March 2017 and what’s next for the brand.

28
Nov
2016
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: FINDING SANCTUARY

4 -min. read At a time when we’re all seeing the appeal of a hideaway from reality, here are three new We Are Africa exhibitors redefining the concept of sanctuary.

14
Nov
2016
IT’S TRUTH: CAPE TOWN BOASTS WORLD’S BEST COFFEE SHOP

3 -min. read Cape Town’s TRUTH Coffee Roastery is being celebrated locally and abroad as one of the best coffee shops in the world; Eugene Yiga catches up with owner David Donde.

16
Nov
2016
SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP RESTAURANT REINVENTS ITSELF

4 -min. read Hailed as South Africa’s best restaurant and ranked #22 in the world, for The Test Kitchen’s ever-ambitious owner and chef, Luke Dale-Roberts, the sixth anniversary marked the time for a change.

02
Nov
2016
MORE THAN A PRETTY FACE

3 -min. read Eugene Yiga meets South African soprano Pretty Yende, who’s making a name for herself on opera stages around the world.

18
Oct
2016
THROUGH THE LENS: SWAZILAND

2 -min. read French globe trotter Marlène shares her memories and photographs of the beautiful, landlocked Swaziland.

17
Oct
2016
GOING UNDERGROUND: DINING AT SOUTH AFRICA’S UNDERGROUND RESTAURANT [SPASIE]

4 -min. read We talk to Greg Zeleny, creator of South Africa’s first underground restaurant [spasie], about this and future food concepts he has in the pipeline.

17
Oct
2016
WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN TRAVEL OLYMPICS

5 -min. read The Olympic Games may have come and gone, but Eugene Yiga has a guide to discovering Africa’s ten winning countries…

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.

17
Oct
2016
WINE, DINE AND SHINE

4 -min. read Eugene Yiga reports from the Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge, celebrating young chefs and sommeliers across South Africa.

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.

26
Apr
2016
EXPERIENCE THE STORY MADE IN AFRICA: 2016 PRE-TOURS

2 -min. read As part of our continuing ambition to showcase the unique diversity, beauty and vitality of our incredible continent, every year our tribe is invited to the biggest pan-Africa familiarisation trip the industry has ever seen.

29
Mar
2016
THE 2016 HOTEL PARTNER TAKEOVER

7 -min. read This year We Are Africa has once again partnered with some of Cape Town’s top hotels to host our exceptional list of buyers and press. After launching our 2016 campaign, these hotels have wasted no time in accepting the challenge…

29
Mar
2016
UNTOLD STORIES: !Khwa ttu

7 -min. read Having captured the hearts and minds of our tribe in its inaugural year, We Are Africa’s community engagement initiative, Untold Stories, returns once again for 2016.

29
Mar
2016
UNTOLD STORIES: Coffeebeans Routes

5 -min. read Alongside our long-term community partner Uthando (Love) South Africa (hear more from founder James here), we’re welcoming two new residents: Coffeebeans Routes and !Khwa ttu

29
Mar
2016
LOVE, JAMES

5 -min. read The first thing that strikes me about the Executive Director of Uthando is the way he signs off his emails: “Love, James”.

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