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Culture and Discovery

South Africa today

South Africa today

To say that economically South Africa still has a long way to go is not strictly the case. Since the release of Nelson Mandela and the end of apartheid, the country has gained respect from the international community and is, today, the richest power on the continent.
David Debrincat13 July 2015
Manners and customs in South Africa

Manners and customs in South Africa

What shouldn't you do or say in South Africa? Look at the advice on South African traditions, customs and manners!
Anne Ribes20 April 2016
Courtesy and habits in South Africa

Courtesy and habits in South Africa

What should you do and say, or not, in South Africa? Here's some advice on courtesy and how to behave in South Africa!
Anne Ribes30 September 2015
Using public transport in South Africa.

Using public transport in South Africa.

Here's a rundown on getting around in South Africa.
David Debrincat30 September 2015
South Africa, Geography, Climate and Wildlife

South Africa, Geography, Climate and Wildlife

Situated at the southern tip of the continent, South Africa, is a huge country - so big that its climate varies from one region to another. South Africa is also home to a number of amazing safari parks, where you'll find an extaordinary selection of wildlife.
David Debrincat13 July 2015
The history of Nelson Mandela's birthplace

The history of Nelson Mandela's birthplace

South Africa was first colonised by the Dutch followed by the British. It has a turbulent history, scarred by the Boer Wars, segregation, and apartheid. From the 1930s onwards one man in particular made his mark - Nelson Mandela. 
Tiphaine Leblanc13 July 2015
Handicaps in South Africa

Handicaps in South Africa

Like its fellow African countries, South Africa still has a quite problematic relationship with handicaps. Associations and NGOs are working on the ground to change mentalities and supply better services, but the reality is hardly satisfactory.
Caroline Guibert10 November 2015
Religions in South Africa

Religions in South Africa

Nelson Mandela dreamed of a 'Rainbow Nation'. The diversity of the country's population is reflected in the range and number of religious beliefs.
David Debrincat30 September 2015
How much to tip? Tipping in South Africa

How much to tip? Tipping in South Africa

In bars, restaurants or when you've used a guide, tipping is common practice. A few Rands can make a big difference to a waiter or waitress's life.
David Debrincat13 July 2015
Painted ostrich eggs and other South African souvenirs.

Painted ostrich eggs and other South African souvenirs.

You can bring back sturdy, painted ostrich eggs from Mandela's homeland. There's jewellery, precious stones and a wide range of South African crafts, including coloured pearls or carved, wooden animals. You can also pick up Rooibos tea and dry fruit mixes...not forgetting a World Cup shirt! 
Tiphaine Leblanc30 September 2015
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