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Featured: New tourism offering exposes travellers to real, local experiences

by Staff writer on Tuesday, 08 November 2016

Open Africa in partnership with tour company Tour2.0 have launched nine new tours that will take travellers into the heart and soul of South Africa to experience exciting adventures that have never before been available to visitors. The first packaged experiences available to visitors are in Limpopo and the Northern Cape, with more regions to follow early in 2017.  The partnership brings...

Featured: Fetola set to train enterprises on EU-funded programme

by Staff writer on Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Open Africa in partnership with Fetola, a team of enterprise development professionals focused on the acceleration of small & growing businesses (SGBs), especially those owned by black women, youth and rural entrepreneurs, will be rolling out a dynamic skills training programme for rural entrepreneurs across eight self-drive travel routes in South Africa. These practical interventions form part of a three...


Top 5 winter routes in South Africa

by Claire Allison on Monday, 16 July 2012

When winter sets in, most of us choose to hibernate indoors with a good bottle of red wine, blankets and hours of movies. The thought of packing up the car, throwing caution to the wind and setting off on the road trip of a lifetime round some of Southern Africa’s most beautiful, off-the-beaten-track destinations isn’t quite as appealing as it...

5 Tips for road trip success

by Claire Allison on Thursday, 12 July 2012

There’s no doubt about it: self-drive travel is becoming a more popular (not to mention affordable) and sustainable means of travel. More and more people are opting to pack their cars and head out of the city for a break and a more life-enriching, local experience. If you’re planning on venturing out of the city on your next holiday, here are five...


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