Apartheid's scars run deep in Cape Town; community spirit runs deeper still. Kerry van der Jagt takes a tour that encompasses both.
The Franschhoek Valley owes much to its French connections, writes Ute Junker.
It's Africa meets India in the heart of Cape Town, with a nod to Italy, of course, writes Kerry van der Jagt.
Makeshift they may be but Kate Armstrong gets a taste of how a country's casual eateries keep its culinary traditions alive.
David Whitley goes high-end, one-off shopping.
At the Daddy Long Legs in Cape Town, you can scream all you like, writes David Whitley.
South Africa's markets are where you'll find one-off artworks, crafts, jewellery and street food, writes Kate Armstrong.
Graham Boynton goes to the sidelines of the World Cup host nation to find the best of wine, wildlife and indulgence.
One of the most physically beautiful cities on earth, Cape Town is dominated by the striking Table Mountain, offering incredible views of the city, ocean and surrounds. A sophisticated, modern city, Cape Town offers great dining, a fascinating culture and history (Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, is a must) and some of the best beaches in South Africa.