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

Distinguished as the only urban winery in South Africa, Signal Hill is housed in a two-story, colonial-style white stucco building dating back to 1771.

Things to do in South Africa

Part of a developing network of overnight hiking trails within Table Mountain National Park, the Table Mountain Trail is a three-day, two-night portaged, catered, and guided walk that weaves city history together with the mountain’s natural wonders, like oversize king proteas, ancient ferns, and