10th Anniversary edition: 7-10 September 2017

10th Anniversary edition: 7-10 September 2017

South Africa / Zoom on… /

The FNB JoburgArtFair is Africa’s leading art fair focused on contemporary art from the continent and diaspora. Now in its tenth year, it continues to strengthen this position by presenting the finest of contemporary African art alongside memorable exhibitions and groundbreaking initiatives. Since its inception in 2008, Artlogic has set out to grow a sustainable […]

Culture Club Cheese, Cape Town

Culture Club Cheese, Cape Town

South Africa /

They are Cape Town’s first boutique artisan cheese hub and fermented foods hotspot and restaurant. With 80% local and 20% imported cheese, husband and wife Luke and Jessica are seeking to turn Cape Town into South Africa’s cheese capital. Luke is a cheesemaker, monger and affineur from the UK, who has made cheese all over […]

Canopy walkway, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Canopy walkway, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Built to commemorate the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden’s 100th anniversary in 2013, the ‘Boomslang’ is a 130m canopy walkway discreetly located in the tree tops of this famous garden’s arboretum. It offers striking views of the garden, the mountain and beyond, and should not be missed. DID YOU KNOW? In 2004 the Cape Floristic Region, […]

Portrait of Wendy Trott, ambassador from South Africa

Portrait of Wendy Trott, ambassador from South Africa

South Africa /

t’s no secret that Visiter l’Afrique is a collaborative platform. Every day, travellers publish their travel logs and locals share stories of their daily lives. Some of these locals have even become our ambassadors, always quick to let us know what’s popping and take us along with them around their villages, cities and countries. It’s […]

Breakfast at the African Pride Hotel at Melrose Arch

Breakfast at the African Pride Hotel at Melrose Arch

South Africa /

I was recently invited to a birthday breakfast at the African Pride Hotel at Melrose Arch. We spent the morning in the lap of luxury, devouring delicious and beautifully presented dishes until we couldn’t fit anymore. It’s an ideal location to spoil a loved one or take some time out with good company for a […]

Workshop Newtown: African artistry at its best

Workshop Newtown: African artistry at its best

South Africa /

 Newtown is probably THE up-and-coming neighbourhood in Johannesburg right now. Old factories and warehouses are being renovated into chic new blocks of flats, and clubs and restaurants are popping up everywhere. The venerable Museum of Africa calls it home, as does the Market Theatre, one of Joburg’s most prized pieces of cultural history, and the […]

Don’t be Afraid of the Big, Bad Fox

Don’t be Afraid of the Big, Bad Fox

South Africa / Southern Africa /

I like to think of Fox Street as the centre of town – the very middle of a massive and pulsating city that never actually stops to think about such things as where its core might be, but rather just keeps expanding and shifting and rushing around to envelop new and exciting areas. But the […]