Tag Archives: south africa travel

The 7 most common travel mistakes and how not to make them

8 (very cool) things you didn’t know about King Shaka International Airport

Durbanites used to travel south to Toti in order to fly away anywhere, but now they travel north, past scenic sugarcane fields, until they reach La Mercy and the mighty King Shaka International Airport (KSIA), an airport that can stand shoulder to shoulder with the hotshots from around the world. KSIA might not be as [...]

How much do you know about South Africa?

Recently the @CityLodgeHotels twitter profile took part in a #Shotleft Twitter Chat with @Shotleft and others in order to highlight different places within South Africa, and find out exactly how much we all know about our beautiful country! The #Shotleft Chat was a fun trivia of 5 questions each tailored to showcase a different region/place in Mzansi. [...]

10 things you didn’t know about Nelspruit

Nelspruit is considered to be the gateway to Mpumalanga as well as the gateway to the Kruger National Park – so think Big 5, safari adventures, bushveld and the big outdoors. Officially renamed Mbombela two years ago, it’s still fondly (stubbornly) referred to as Nelspruit. Mbombela means “many people in a small space” and, fittingly, [...]

Ten things you didn’t know about Polokwane

Polokwane sounds like it should be a tiny farming town, but it isn’t. With a population of over 500,000 people, it’s a city, and it means ‘Place of Safety’. It’s safe to say there’s plenty to see, do and experience in Polokwane. Here are some things you should consider adding to your Polokwane Bucket List. [...]