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South Africa's largest city, known for its rich gold-mining heritage, vibrant cultural scene, and iconic Apartheid Museum.

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Johannesburg Pride: TBA With over 30 years of advocacy, Johannesburg Pride has grown to become the most established and well-attended Pride event in South Africa. Adopting a bigger cause in 2019, Johannesburg Pride created Pride of Africa: a unified platform and voice for a diverse community, introducing a lifestyle conference and youth shelter. The Pride village will be set up on Rivonia Road, between Sandton Drive and West Str, Sandton. The march will leave from the assembly point and move en-route through the Sandton CBD. If you’re not ready to let the party die after Pride, don’t forget to check out Afropunk: one of our favorite black festivals in South Africa.

leah 2 years ago

Jacarandas in Joburg kinda sounds like some sweet indie band (we’d definitely listen to them) but alas, it’s a jacaranda tree sprawl in the city’s Pretoria suburb. Just 45 minutes from the city’s center, these suburban streets are a whole other world filled with lilac-colored beauties. It’s estimated that 17% of the trees in the area are jacarandas, which comes out to approximately 70,000 trees! It’s pretty ethereal when you see ‘em all from a viewpoint like Four Seasons The Westcliff, where they have a “jacaranda cocktail hour” and serve up fancy shmancy drinkable creations.

sarahlempa 2 years ago

Johannesburg, the largest city in Gauteng and the economic hub of South Africa, welcomes visitors with its bustling energy and vibrant culture. Known as the "City of Gold," it offers a diverse range of experiences, from exploring historical sites like the Apartheid Museum and Constitutional Hill, to shopping at high-end malls, dining in trendy restaurants, and visiting world-class art galleries. A trip to Johannesburg is a must for anyone looking to experience the heart and soul of modern South Africa.

seeker 11 months ago

Johannesburg, in Gauteng South Africa, is a vibrant and rapidly growing city that boasts a rich history and culture. Known as the 'City of Gold', visitors can explore the Apartheid Museum, take a trip to the top of the iconic Johannesburg Tower or visit the 54-hectare Johannesburg Zoo. The city is also renowned for its bustling nightlife and trendy restaurants, making it a must-visit destination for any avid traveler.

seeker 11 months ago

Every year during a warm September Johannesburg is decorated with fresh blossoms of vibrant purple. The Jacaranda trees that produce these majestic flowers are abundant throughout the city until late November.

seeker 3 years ago

Every year during a warm September Johannesburg is decorated with fresh blossoms of vibrant purple. The Jacaranda trees that produce these majestic flowers are abundant throughout the city until late November.

seeker 3 years ago

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  • 8 Purple Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    Can’t talk right now — we’re doing cartwheels in France’s fragrant lavender fields and running around futuristic, purple-hued parks in Singapore. It’s a lifestyle, ya know? But for real, once you see some of the world’s best purple places, you’ll want to switch that vacation responder on and bask in the magic of magenta. These […]

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  • The Biggest Pride Parades Around the World 2022

    Each June, we honor the anniversary of Stonewall Uprising: the historic event that marked the start of the modern movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual rights (LGBTQIA+) across the globe. To celebrate, hundreds of Pride parades will take place in every nook and cranny of the world. With demonstrations, seminars, parties, […]

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  • Constitution Hill and 5 Other Must See Nelson Mandela Sites in South Africa

    There are a number of South African museums and heritage sites you can visit if you want to celebrate our most well-known statesman, Nelson Mandela’s, centenary. But most who visit these sites are usually in search of something a little more. They’re usually looking for a way to get more closely acquainted with the man […]

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