November to February: Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts in the Botanic Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa

Open air concerts take place regularly at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa.

Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa

My back yard, Kommetjie and the Noordhoek beach - Cape Town

April/May: Afrika Burn Festival in the Tankwa Karoo, South Africa

Afrika Burn: A very different festival!

I’m not quite sure how we ended up at Afrika Burn. Something to do with a lot of beer, a crazy American work colleague and the desire to satisfy my boyfriends need for an adventure.

March: Cape Argus Cycle Tour, Cape Town, South Africa. This is the world's largest individually timed cycle race.... 35 000 cyclists from all over the world cycles take part in the 109km long tours along some of the most scenic spots in the world.

get fit and do the Cape Argus Cycle Tour (Cape Town, South Africa). It is the World's largest individually timed cycle race. 35000 cyclists from allover the world cycles.The Cycle Tour represents 109 km of some of the most scenic spots in the world.

July: Visit the Hermanus Whale Festival in Cape Town. The arrival of whales in the town are announced by the world's only 'whale crier'.

The only whale crier in the world! Visit the Hermanus Whale Festival in Cape Town and see about 200 whales per day with the arrival announced by the whale crier.

February: Dusi Canoe Marathon, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

February: Dusi Canoe Marathon, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

November: Cherry Festival in Ficksburg, Free State, South Africa

With a wide range of health benefits, cherries — and more specifically, tart cherries — are an oft-overlooked superfoods. But whether it’s insomnia, joint pain or belly fat you’re dealing with, cherries may be just what the doctor ordered.

March: Cape Town International Jazz Festival

March: Cape Town International Jazz Festival

January: Cape Minstrel Carnival, Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Minstrel Carnival (aka the Kaapse Klopse) in January, Cape Town, South Africa

The Comrades Marathon; 89km (56 miles) of nothing but sweat and persistence. Durban to Pietermaritzburg (or reverse), South Africa.

The Comrades Marathon; miles) of nothing but sweat and persistence. Durban to Pietermaritzburg (or reverse), South Africa.

March: Cape Town Carnival

March: Cape Town Carnival

June/July: National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Organised by the Grahamstown Foundation, Africa's largest and most colourful cultural event offers a choice of the very best of both indigenous and imported talent.

Comrades Marathon going from strength to strength | eNCA

The high level of interest in the Comrades Marathon showed that the sport was strong in South Africa, race association official Peter Proctor said on Thursday.

Back again with a bang, the multi-festival Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) is back with a bang! Celebrating its 20th anniversary, it will be showcasing the best of Afrikaans inspired arts and culture. The 8 day artistic extravaganza will take place from the 29th of March to the 5th of April 2014 in Oudtshoorn. With 2 decades in, the KKNK is sure to reach exceed expectation in the year 2014.

Back again with a bang, the multi-festival Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK) is back with a bang! Celebrating its 20th anniversary, it will be showcasing the best of Afrikaans inspired arts and culture. The 8 day artistic extravaganza will take place from the 29th of March to the 5th of April 2014 in Oudtshoorn. With 2 decades in, the KKNK is sure to reach exceed expectation in the year 2014.

April: Two Oceans Marathon, Cape Town, South Africa

Two Ocean's Half Marathon - Cape Town.

December: The Mother City Queer Project is Africa's Biggest Pink Party - for Gay folk and their gay-friendlies. Cape Town, South Africa

Giddy up Space Cowboys, and hop onto the MCQP mothership for a fabulous galactic adventure!

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