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Best South African Blogs 2019

Jul 29, 2019

Looking to be inspired, don’t know who to ask for help or recommendations? Where should your next family vacation be? South Africa’s blog community is strong with incredible writers and content creators. Men and woman working hard at creating an online presence we all can be proud of to support. I’ve featured some of our favourites on the blog before and today I’m sharing the Best South African Blogs that have received some recognition this year.

* These are by no means the only fantastic blogs on the internet BUT for today, we celebrate our victories as well as those of the bloggers listed with us.

Best South African Blogs 2019 according to:

Feedspot Top South African Kids and Parenting Blogs, Websites & Newsletters in 2019

This list moves and shuffles frequently. This is the current list. To find out more about how FeedSpot compiles this list READ HERE.

2018 SA Blog Awards


The SA Blog Awards are judged through a process of public votes, blogger’s opinion, social media and blog expert judging and analysis.

Overall winnerGood things guy

Best Arts & Crafts Blog – A Crafty Mix

Best Business Blog – SA Décor

Best Educational Blog – Heart Mama

Best Entertainment Blog – B Sharp entertainment

Best Environmental Blog – Travel Bucket

Best Fashion Blog – Equilibrio

Best Food & Wine Blog – Le famished cat

Best LGBT Blog – Two dads and a kid

Best Lifestyle Blog – Good things guy

Best Parenting Blog – Just a Mamma

Best Music Blog – B Sharp entertainment

Best Religious or Spirituality Blog – Women of the world

Best Photographic Blog – Rose and Thorns

Best Science and Technology Blog – Digital Street SA

Best Sport Blog – Running 4 Meyer

Best Travel Blog – de Wets Wild

Winners of the 2019 #SAPBAwards


This award is hosted in association with Parenty, SA Mom Blogs and One Messy Mama with expert judges AfroDaddy, Sureshnie Rieder, Thami Kwazi (Lifestyle Editor at The Citizen),Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp and Sonya Naude (Editor, Living and Loving magazine).

Best Food Blog –  Cupcakes and Couscous

Best Inspirational Post – Bayanda Gumede

Best Marriage Blog: Jaci Mun-Gavin

Best Parenting Blog: Caffeine and Fairydust

Best Photography Blog: Cupcakes and Couscous

Best Social Media: Aisha and Life

Best Tear Jerker Post: The Milk Memoirs

Best Travel Blog: Just a Mamma

Best Wisdom Post: Non adventures of a SAHM

Best Writer: Rattle and Mum

Best New Voice: Letters to my Wildling

Best Rising Star: The Don Father

The Best Blog of 2019: Fit Like Mummy

Congratulations to the blogs listed above!

Every award is well deserved and we feel incredibly blessed to be standing along side every single one of you. To our fellow South African bloggers not listed, we know you are equally talented and we celebrate you too. What an honour to be apart of such a growing community of creatives.

And most importantly, thank YOU to the person reading this. Nothing we write or post would mean a thing without our loyal readers supporting us, encouraging us and motivating us to be better!

Please feel free to share your own blog or a blog you love in the comments below.


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  • Reply Nadia Jul 29, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    What an honour to be listed amongst this top knotch group of bloggers. And thanks for the list! Now I need to see who I havnt been following!

    • Reply Mari-Louise Jul 29, 2019 at 7:57 pm

      Feel exactly the same. Incredible industry to be apart of

  • Reply Kristen Jul 30, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    So exciting to see how well all these SA bloggers are doing! Found some new ones I’d like to read regularly from the lists above. Thank you for sharing!

    • Reply Mari-Louise Jul 30, 2019 at 10:28 pm

      I’m so glad! Really an amazing group and such a booming industry. Happy you found a few new ones to support. Thank you!

  • Reply Natasha @MrsChettyLife Jul 31, 2019 at 9:44 am

    Congrats to you all. Another south african blog for motherhood you may consider is

    • Reply Mari-Louise Jul 31, 2019 at 9:47 am

      Thank you for adding your blog to this post Natasha. It’s lovely.

  • Reply Kirsten Jul 31, 2019 at 10:59 am

    Thanks for the mention! Such an honour to be included with such amazing bloggers 🙂

    • Reply Mari-Louise Jul 31, 2019 at 11:48 am

      It’s a massive pleasure. I loved having a look at all these incredible blogs. We feel exactly the same.

  • Reply Phil Oct 11, 2019 at 9:41 am

    This is a great list! My productivity has already taken a dive as I’ve been digging into a few of them.

    And because you asked us to share our own blogs (I’m SUPER good at following instructions), here’s mine:

    • Reply Mari-Louise Oct 14, 2019 at 5:27 am

      Hi there Phil

      Thank you for commenting and welcome to SA. I had a look at your blog and it’s wonderful. Thank you so much for sharing.

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