Vividly transforming mere locations into tangible pieces of life and history – that’s the role of a driven, passionate tour guide. A special breed are the local tour guides, who combine their insights and knowledge of their hometown with the art of witty storytelling, inciting interest, curiosity and genuine appreciation for a destination.
Looking to escape the city and enjoy a hike through some natural (and scenic) areas? Here are a few places you could try.
Follow in the footsteps of the earliest gold miners as they tracked the gold-rich veins of South Africa, by experiencing one of Johannesburg’s gold mine tours.
Gauteng’s lovers of live music have been spoilt for choice this year – with concerts by One Direction, Babyface and Toni Braxton, among others – and the treats are still coming. To ensure you don’t miss out on any, we’ve rounded up the international acts that will be performing on our provincial soil until May 2016. You’re welcome!
For an authentic, traditional African experience, visit Lesedi Cultural Village near Broederstroom, north of Johannesburg. A melting pot of different cultures, Lesedi offers insights into the traditions of the different people who live there – Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho, Nguni and Ndebele.