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Johannesburg Travel Articles

Montecasino Entertainment Complex

The greatest entertainment centre in the whole Johannesburg area

Montecasino Entertainment Complex

An essential stop for all Johannesburg visitors ... and residents!

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Sophisticated Sandton

Sophisticated Sandton

Sandton - The New City   Over the last 15 years, much of Johannesburg's business has moved out of the city centre towards the Sandton region in the city's northern suburbs. While some banks and industries still maintain their ...more »

Step off Joburg's Urban Pavement...

Step off Joburg's Urban Pavement...

Johannesburg, like any other city, is a trendy concrete jungle, but unlike any other city in the world, it is the world’s largest man-made forest with approximately 10 million trees. It is not difficult to step off of the urban pavement ...more »

The Soul of South Africa

The Soul of South Africa

June 16, 1976 is a date that for the majority of South Africans is a stark reminder of their country’s turbulent past. The Soweto Uprising of 1976 revealed the brutal capabilities of the apartheid regime; 13 year old Hector Pieterson ...more »

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

It’s difficult to imagine that South Africa's Kruger Wildlife Park is the size of Wales. Imagine that, Wales overrun by sprightly bushbuck, predatory lionesses and beefy buffalos. in fairness, it would make a change from the ...more »

South Africa's Centre of Chic

South Africa's Centre of Chic

Serious question: who is Nelson Mandela?  In a single paragraph, please – I’ve got a word limit to think about.  It’s a tough task, granted, but then Mandela did spend 27 years in prison for campaigning against racial inequality ...more »

Johannesburg Culture in Newtown

Johannesburg Culture in Newtown

Until recently, if you mentioned you were off to spend a day touring Johannesburg's often-chaotic Central Business District, you may well have been told to think twice. Yes, there are parts of the city that you want to avoid, and as in all ...more »

The Cradle of Humankind

The Cradle of Humankind

The Cradle of Humankind has in recent years become one of Johannesburg's top attractions, and for good reason. This unique and beautiful spot, widely regarded as the origin of what we now refer to as mankind, or just humans, is just a ...more »

Norman

"Travel and change of pace impart new vigor to the mind" - Seneca