Sandton City is Joburg's top mall. Picture: Antoine de Ras

December holidays are fast approaching and many Jo’burgers are residing at home this year.

But for locals & tourists there is no reason to get bored these holidays - explore Johannesburg, its surroundings and all it has to offer! My Destination Johannesburg is an up to date and comprehensive online travel guide, offering intensive multi-media facilities which allows one to view virtual tours and videos, and incorporates an iPad/phone or Android application.

In addition to these, access the latest reviews, recommendations, events or directions to the best hot spots in and around Johannesburg.

Joburg, a world class African city, is a tourist destination in itself and a gateway to further easily accessible tourism areas. It is one of the world's most diverse, fast-paced and vibrant cities. There are plenty of unexplored, top-notch places worth visiting in and around Joburg, including other easily accessible provinces – North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

My Destination Johannesburg travel guide features enable you to access local information and unique deals, allowing you to book hotels, flights, car hire, restaurants, theatre, outdoors and many other activities. Online customer reviews are available for restaurants, things to do, and adventure activities, along with many other areas of interest. Have fun researching, planning and creating your trips with our online trip planner and subsequently share these guides with families & friends.

The My Destination Johannesburg application is for the iPad, iPhone and Android devices at This sophisticated application with its geo-location functions has all the required information for the traveller. It identifies exactly where you are, enables you to select which places are near to you, and gives you a map with written directions on how to get to your destination plus many other features.

There are dozens of world-class museums, theatres, restaurants, shopping centres, safari activities, and attractions dotted throughout Johannesburg. It is My Destination Johannesburg’s aim to show you exactly what is worth visiting according to your interests during these upcoming holidays.