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10 Things You Never Knew About South Africa

by Travelbag on 28 January 2019, 09:01AM 10 Things You Never Knew About South Africa From its unbeatable safari parks, to the inescapable buzzing vuvuzelas at the 2010 World Cup, South Africa is famous for many things. The Rainbow Nation is a diverse country of contrasts, with slick cities, sprawling beaches and incredible wildlife – and plenty of history to boot. It’s also one of the best-value holiday destinations for 2019. But how much do you actually know about it? If you’re already considering a trip to South Africa, these facts and figures will definitely make you want to go. Read on to discover 10 things you never knew about South Africa.   1. It’s no secret that South Africa knows a thing or two about wine. After all, it’s the seventh-biggest producer of wine on the planet. But did you know that South Africa is also home to th...
10 Best-Value Destinations for 2019

10 Best-Value Destinations for 2019

When you’re thinking about where to go on holiday in 2019, cost is bound to be a factor. And we don’t just mean the price tag on your hotel. We’re talking about all the little extras, like meals and drinks – all of which need to be paid for with foreign currency. So which destinations offer the best value for money? Our friends at the Post Office have worked it all out. ...
by Travelbag on 14 January 2019, 09:01AM



48 hours in Cape Town

48 hours in Cape Town

Cape Town is South Africa’s second biggest city after Johannesburg. Most visitors come to see the famous sites relating to Nelson Mandela and Apartheid But there's so much more to scratch beneath the surface. In this city, the outdoors blends effortlessly with edgy urban spots – Table Mountain National Park is literally in the city. South Africa's world-beating wines are no secret &nda...
by Travelbag on 24 April 2018, 15:04PM



Visit some of the best movie locations

Visit some of the best movie locations

With the release of some epic blockbusters in recent weeks including The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, showcasing some stunning sites across the world. Fancy recreating some of your favourite movie moments? We’ve put together some of the best film locations to visit. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug- New ZealandFollow ...
by Lia Holloway on 11 December 2013, 12:12PM



Take an activity trip with Travelbag

Take an activity trip with Travelbag

The High LifeIt takes a very special man to break the speed of sound armed only with a spacesuit, a can of his favourite energy drink and perhaps a prayer or two, but Felix Baumgartner is undoubtedly such a man.In case you missed it, Felix literally jumped into the record books by completing the highest freefall in history and just a quick glance at the statistics –128,100ft (24 miles) above...
by Ollie Barstow on 18 October 2012, 09:10AM



Culinary Tourism

Culinary Tourism

If you're a 'foodie', the culinary options in destinations you visit are important- whether you want to try the local delicacies or feast in five star establishments. Here's our pick of the top culinary hot spots.    TokyoVoted as THE culinary capital of the world by the Michelin Guides, Tokyo certainly has its fair share of foodie options, from the sublime to the extraordinary there i...
by Anna Streatfeild on 17 January 2012, 16:01PM



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