South African Tourism recently invited four international Instagrammers to MeetSouthAfrica and learn more about Nelson Mandela’s inspiring Long Walk to Freedom and explore the country through their distinct cultural lenses. For style @blakevond, design @dabito, travel
#MeetSouthAfrica Sustainable Travel Blogger Group. The video of the South African Tourism International Blogger Trip in May 2015 with Yolanda Af and Marcos Barrera, Inma Gregorio, JD Andrews, Meruschka Govender, Roxanne Bamboat, Keith Jenkins as filmed by Lloyd Koppel.
#MeetSouthAfrica. – It’s here! The 2015 South African Tourism pre-Indaba #MeetSouthAfrica blogger trip has started and I’m lucky enough to be one of the 5 South Africans joining the 15 international bloggers that will be travelling
An incredible video by Caspar Diederick of StoryTravelers, who truly captured the landscape, diversity, colours and beauty of South Africa during the #MeetSouthAfrica campaign. I’m so proud and grateful to have been part of this South
These are the incredible South Africa videos of the time I spent with South African Tourism and the MeetSouth Africa campaign. Heaven in a dynamic, diverse and exciting country. Mine. What an incredible opportunity that I
Hot Air Ballooning in the Magaliesberg A dream came true for me recently when I took to the skies hot air ballooning over the Magaliesberg mountain range with Bill Harrop’s Original Safaris. (www.balloon.co.za) There’s
#meetsouthafrica – There’s not much that I love more than this country and its people. Talking about it and encouraging people to visit. I had a long successful career professionally creating dream holidays for visitors
#MeetSouthAfrica. – International Blogger Trip – Eclectic Group. The video of the South African Tourism International Blogger Trip in May 2015 with Spencer Spellman, Prince Erick, Kate Els, Shivya Nath, Andy Carrie and Dane Forman
MeetSouthAfrica Five bloggers. Five countries. One unforgettable South African adventure. The video of the South African Tourism International Blogger Trip #SA101 in May 2015 with Adeline Gressin, Gaia Passarelli, Christina Soong and Aurélie Amiot as captured
2015. – Every year at about this time, I sit down to write about, reflect on and appreciate all that the previous twelve months have brought me. To pay respect, to honour and to recognise
I took a journey through South Africa Cape Town, Winelands, Game Reserve, with South African Tourism with a collection of International storytellers, on the 2015 #MeetSouthAfrica campaign. Because a destination is brought to life
Before we knew it, the week was gone and we flew into Durban with all it has to offer, immediately taking to the Golden Mile with the rest of the group for an #Instawalk. Sharing stories
“I love to be lost. To explore again places that may seem familiar …” How true of me and the country I get to call home. South Africa a Destination There is nothing quite like
I was asked by Round the World Experts about my incredible hot air balloon flight over the Magaliesberg area: ‘We gather before dawn, hot coffee in hand huddled around an open fire to ward off
2104. A Good Year. It’s never too late to reflect on a good year. One that I embarked on with determination, hope and the promise of travel. It gave me all of that in abundance.
Johannesburg. – As unlikely as it seems, on Soweto’s famous Vilankazi Street, best know to have housed two Noble Peace Prize winners, Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, there is a new attraction. A snake show.
Johannesburg. – This cutie-pie. Instawalk in Soweto with #MeetSouthAfrica. Beautiful children everywhere!
Johannesburg. – An Instawalk in Soweto with #MeetSouthAfrica. The vibrant colours, culture, traditions and beautiful people.
Johannesburg. – A drive by the FNB Stadium or ’Soccer City’ in Soweto, which four years ago held the vibrant energy of the FIFA World Cup games, players and supporters – vuvulezas blowing their enthusiasm
Johannesburg. – A visit to Soweto on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Rich in South African history and where on the 16th June 1976 a group of about 20000 high school students marched to protest against a ruling by the
Johannesburg. – Night and Day. City Skylines. #MeetSouthAfrica
Soweto. – Meet Mr. Henry, 83 years old and the best dressed man in Soweto. Such a charmer and a champion boxer in his day. It’s in the heart of the the people! #MeetSouthAfrica
Johannesburg. – Whilst moving around the country in the company of the #MeetSouthAfrica team, taking in the best of the areas we visited and learning more about hidden gems and favourite places; I was literally bursting with SA pride. During this ten
Johannesburg. – And then there’s cool in the making. I met these teenage boys on the way back from school on Monday afternoon. #MeetSouthAfrica The Maboneng Precinct.
Johannesburg. – What very cool looks like at The Maboneng Precinct. #MeetSouthAfrica
#meetsouthafrica. – A child plays at the feet of the Nelson Mandela statue in Bloemfontein.
#meetsouthafrica. – Seen in downtown area just off the Maboneng Precinct, a mural of magnitude to the man who picked a fight for our freedom. Our Nelson Mandela.
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be
South Africa is Different. A wonderful production by South African Tourism truly captures the heart of this beloved country of mine. Watch it and leave ordinary behind. Visit. Be open to new experiences, to meeting