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Free Things To Do In Cape Town this Summer
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Cape Town might be the most expensive place in South Africa, but the city’s long summer days (sunrise before 6am and sunset well after 8pm) help diminish the sting of inflated prices. Best of all, summer comes with a list of things to do without price tags ...
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Best Holiday Spots Within Easy Driving Distance Of Cape Town
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As much as Capetonians would have you believe that South Africa ends at the Hottentots Holland Mountains, there is another whole world out there filled with historical and seaside villages, and mountain retreats, within easy driving distance of Cape Town. J...
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Ten Otherworldly South African Destinations That Will Blow Your Mind
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It’s not difficult to come up with a list of out-of-this-world destinations in South Africa - the country is not exactly short on beauty: indigenous tracts of forest meet towering peaks, effortless cliffside beaches and crashing seas, whilst inland the flatlan...
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8 Prehistoric Sites To Visit Around South Africa
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South Africa’s classification as a developing country may make it sound as though it has a relatively ‘young’ history, but it’s merely backward at coming forward about its impressive prehistoric sites, many of which predate the Egyptian pyramids. Here ar...
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Corbelled Houses Unveiled – Why They’re The Most Exciting Thing To Happen To The Karoo
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Few people know that in South Africa’s hinterland - on farms neighbouring the towns of Carnarvon, Williston, Loxton and Fraserburg - are a series of strange-looking beehive stone structures. They’re an anomaly of the Northern Cape Karoo; excellent examples ...
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Head To Stellenbosch For A Downton Abbey Experience
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Just as the Crawleys of Downton Abbey (the impressive Highclere Castle in Berkshire, England) decided to open their doors to the public for a day, so too four historical homesteads of Stellenbosch (if on a somewhat less grandiose scale) combine to form the Vil...
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The Highlights Of Kimberley’s Belgravia Walk, Including 3 Useful Tips
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Belgravia is Kimberley’s most posh suburb. Like its London counterpart, which lies just behind Buckingham Palace, Kimberley’s Belgravia lies close to the city’s major tourist attraction, The Big Hole. In fact, the land on which Belgravia lies was once a far...
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7 Reasons to Explore the Karoo Roggeveld between Britstown and Sutherland
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The alternative route between Bloemfontein and Cape Town - A spate of idiosyncratic towns will enchant you, as will the incredible scenery, windmills, hospitable people, corbelled houses and star-strewn skies - the likes of which you’ve never experienced befor...
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Visiting Bloemfontein? Read This

Visiting Bloemfontein? Read This
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Stay in Bloemfontein for a couple of days and you begin to realise that the city’s reputation as the redneck capital of the country is more than a little unfair. For any of the residents of the country’s judicial capital will wax lyrical, at the drop of a hat,...
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12 Hidden Spots In Cape Town You Probably Don’t Know Exist
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As well as one thinks one knows Cape Town there is always some little nook or cranny, deli or coffee shop left undiscovered. Here are 12 hidden spots in Cape Town... 1. Beta Beach For those of you who don't already know about this tiny, perfect square of sa...
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FREE. The Best Kept Secrets In Kimberley
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Before exploring Kimberley I thought it had little more to offer than its ‘Big Hole’ experience. But the biggest city in South Africa’s largest province has a lot more going for it than we give it credit for. It’s origin as a diamond rush town made it the fast...
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The 10 Best Food and Drink hoods In Johannesburg
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Food is about people coming together to have a good time, and Johannesburg's eclectic eating scene satisfies just about all palettes with a range of foods and dining experiences across its myriad districts and suburbs that would keep the average foodie in food...
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Johannesburg’s top 5 hipster suburbs

Johannesburg’s top 5 hipster suburbs
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When CNN starts to refer to Johannesburg as a ‘hipster hangout’, GQ magazine calls it the ‘cool capital of the southern hemisphere’, and the BBC describes how Johannesburg has changed ‘from no-go to gotta-go’, then you know things are changing. The percepti...
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The Secrets of Kalk Bay

The Secrets of Kalk Bay
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Don’t miss our favourite 5 historical buildings, homes and churches on Kalk Bay’s main drag! Ask anyone and they’ll tell you Kalk Bay is one of the most delightful seaside fishing villages on Cape Town’s False Bay. On weekends traffic along Main Road is ...
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