The Drive South Africa Blog

The 16th Annual Suidoosterfees- a Festival for Everyone

The annual Suidoosterfees is a celebration of Cape Culture, where cultural diversity and inclusivity are given a platform and a voice. Festival-goers can expect to be entertained by a diverse group of talented performers, ranging from music, historical tours, art exhibitions, and many more acts. The fest takes place from the 25th April- 1st May […]

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What You Should Know in Prep for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

It’s that time of the year again, where local and international athletes and sporting enthusiasts gear up for the annual Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. The sporting event has earned a sterling reputation over the years and has been crowned the world’s most beautiful marathon. Here’s what you need to know in preparation for the […]

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The Corona SunSets Festival Returns to Cape Town this April

The Corona SunSets Festival is back! The global music festival will take place on the 6th of April 2019 at the Bungalow and Oval Field in Cape Town.  The festival is a celebration of the sunset, music and culture, and is always set on the world’s most iconic beaches, mountains and city centers. This year, […]

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How to Prep for the Robertson Wacky Wine Festival

The Wacky Wine Weekend takes off on the 7th- 9th of June 2019, in the Robertson Wine Valley. The event has become a wine institution and the highlight of social calendars, both locally and internationally, attracting wine connoisseurs, novices, families, and friends. This year will be no different.  The Robertson Wacky Wine Weekend celebrates its […]

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The People and Culture of the Okavango

Another highlight of Botswana is its people. Batswana are a mesh of many different tribes with unique origins and beliefs. The dominant group is Tswana (79%) whose language Setswana (or Tswana) is spoken by 90 % of Batswana. The Tswana have a deeply entrenched system of chieftainship and a rich cultural heritage rooted in deep […]

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Where to find adventure in South Africa

South Africa is a brilliant destination for adventurous travelers. Hard to beat, in fact. Depending on your tastes, interests, age, and level of fitness, activities on offer range from week-long rafting excursions along the Orange River as it follows the border between the Northern Cape and neighboring Namibia, to multi-day coastal hikes such as the […]

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Your 10-day Safari Itinerary to Exploring South Africa

This popular itinerary can be customized to match your budget and travel dates by adding/removing a few days or selecting different lodges. Day 1-2: Welcome to South Africa On Arrival at the Cape Town International Airport, you will be met and transported to The Dock House Boutique Hotel. The hotel has been transformed into one […]

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Visiting South Africa in March?

Johannesburg and the highveld is warm and mild by day, cool at night and receives occasional rainfall often in the late afternoon. Cape Town and the Western Cape starts cooling down with regular windy spells, cooler evenings and crisp early mornings. The Kruger Park and surrounds is still hot during the day, cooling down at […]

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Eight New Experiences You Should Try in Cape Town

Cape Town is a city full of new experiences, hot spots venues, clubs, restaurants and bars just waiting to be discovered. While new venues and hot spots open and close with surprising regularity, there just something about a new spot that makes for a special experience that you should enjoy even if you do not […]

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The Cape Town International Jazz Festival

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is one of the biggest music festivals in South Africa. The Jazzfest welcomes local and international guests every year, with it’s stellar line-up of guest artist. This year the Cape Town International Jazz Festival takes place on the 29th-30th March 2019. Music  fans, jazz enthusiasts, and festival-doers can expect […]

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