Cape Town was voted the favourite city in the world and South Africa the third favourite country
in the Telegraph
newspaper's annual travel survey. It is the fourth consecutive year
that the Mother City has taken the top honour in the British newspaper's popular poll.
South Africa's rich rock art heritage provides not just a reminder of the past, but a glimpse into the future. Sites that are thousands of years old are providing present-day communities with the chance to make a living out of history. Barbara Ludman travels to two of the country's newest sites.
Festivals, festivals, festivals ... SA has a celebration for every event, art form, food,
drink and agricultural commodity. There's the Cherry Festival, the Arts Festival,
countless mud-and-dust music festivals, the Whale Festival and more. See our guide
to some of SA's best excuses for a party.
The historic Grain Silos at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront are to be transformed into
South Africa's first museum of contemporary African art. The museum will be a
partnership between German art collector Jochen Zeitz and the V&A Waterfront,
which has committed R500-million to the development.
Barbara Ludman (re)learns how to live in the moment at South Africa's home of "ubuntu Buddhism", and one of the most beautiful spots on the planet: the laid back, but not disengaged, Buddhist Retreat Centre near the town of Ixopo in KwaZulu-Natal.
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