About John Smit

John loves exploration, discovery, tech and South Africa with everything it has to offer, which is a unique bunch of quite a lot.

South Africa Public Holidays 2015

South Africa has 13 public holidays a year. This is a time when many vacationers visit the sea-facing cities of Durban and Cape Town, a calm difference from the hustle and bustle of the chaotic¬†traffic in a city such as Johannesburg. The Tranquil Port Elizabeth¬†area also has its fair share of visitors Ironically though, traffic […]

Cape Town Gains 6 Percent More Tourists

Cape Town maintains its spot as the number one tourist destination in South Africa, with its V&A Waterfront gaining a 6 percent year on year growth in tourists. Part of this rise is attributed to international visitors who make up a sizeable sum. 26 percent of foreign visitors to Cape Town come from Germany, Holland […]