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Top 5 Road Trips in South Africa

South Africa is an amazing country to experience no matter how you travel across it - but even more so when you’re driving on the open road, with farm stall pit-stops and lush countrysides for company... It possesses a landscape just begging you to hop in the car and put some miles behind you, with... Read more »

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Discover Cape Town Through a Local Culinary Cooking Class

One of the best ways to immerse yourself in local Cape Town culture is to get to know the uniquely South African foods that help define the "Rainbow Nation." Taste the unique flavors of the country with a passionate local chef. There's no question that South Africans are seriously passionate about food and we believe you will... Read more »

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Best Off-the-Beaten-Track Wine Routes in South Africa

Most first time visitors to Cape Town spend at least one day in the winelands. While most people have heard the likes of Constantia, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek, there are so many other wine routes that offer hidden gems that only true wine insiders know about. These lesser known routes are recommended for people that... Read more »

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New Data Revealed in the First Annual South African Food & Wine Tourism Report

It’s no question that the wine industry is crucial to the economic development of South Africa. Not only does the wine industry contribute over R36M to the GDP but it is an integral component of brand South Africa when it comes to exposing visitors to the breathtakingly beautiful winelands and stunning countryside. At Explore Sideways, we... Read more »

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11 Best Wine Farms for Families

Author: Brittany Hawkins Just because you’re travelling with kids doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the fruits of the beautiful winelands! Unlike many other wine regions around the world, the South African winelands are incredibly accommodating towards families with kids so that everyone can have an enjoyable time. From picnics to playgrounds and even wild animals provide... Read more »

9 Instagrammers to Help You Plan Your Trip to Africa

9 Instagrammers to Help You Plan Your Trip to Africa

Get ready for an Insta-Vacation! Author: Cordula Pfluegl For years traveling to Africa has been quite exclusive and complicated to plan and book. As a part of this mission to showcase the beauty of Africa and inspire everyone to travel this incredible continent, we have found a collection of travellers that give insights, advice and... Read more »