South Africa

South Africa Travel Guide

Articles about South Africa

By Sarah Khan
That Cape Town's Bree Street has been thriving of late is hardly a secret—we covered the area's revival last year. But with buzzy openings seemingly every week, it's always worth checking in to see what's new. Here are some of the most exciting ea...
By Sarah Khan
What can we say about Durban? This seaside city on South Africa’s southern coast is generally overlooked by foreign travelers, who tend to focus on the country’s safari-and-wine circuits, but we can’t fathom why. The beaches are beautiful, the wea...
By Sarah Firshein

Explore our World's Best Cities, from Kyoto to Rome, through the curious lenses of VSCO photographers.

By Sarah Khan
One glance at South Africa’s premier restaurant rankings makes one thing abundantly clear: Cape Town and the Winelands reign over the country’s culinary tableau—the region is home to a whopping six out of the list’s top 10 restaurants. Johannesbur...
By Sarah Khan
While all you residents in the Northern Hemisphere are reveling in your well-deserved summer, some of us down at the bottom of the globe are freezing. Well, freezing might be a stretch (winter temps in Cape Town tend to hover in the 50s), but the ...

Restaurants in South Africa

Housed inside two 18th-century Georgian row houses, this upscale South African restaurant combines historic design elements—such as centuries-old brick, Table Mountain stone, and cast-iron support columns—with contemporary touches like glass wall partitions, exposed ductwork, and cabbage-shaped c

Things to do in South Africa

Tokara Estate, an ultramodern stone- and-glass winery, sits on one of the most spectacular spots in South Africa's Winelands: the top of the mountain pass that separates Stellenbosch from Franschhoek.