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Durban Gems You May Not Know About
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Durban Gems You May Not Know About

The city of Durban is one of South Africa’s hottest destinations and we’re not (just) talking about the curry. It is famous for its gorgeous beaches, bustling city centre, vibrant markets, awesome restaurants, and its rich, distinct Zulu culture. There’s so much variety that even locals and regular visitors to Durban still have plenty to see and explore in this multifaceted metropolis. 7 Spots in Durban That You May Not Have Visited Before 1. Mzinyathi Falls These falls tumble more than 100 metres down breath-taking sandstone into the lush gorge below. All of this natural beauty...
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Add Zip to Your Trip – New Ziplines in Harkerville
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Add Zip to Your Trip – New Ziplines in Harkerville

Ziplines in Harkerville ~ There are so many reasons to visit the Garden Route - beaches, mountains, forests, and towns. And, in September 2020, another awesome attraction was added to the mix. After years of challenges (including the Knysna fires and the Covid-19 lockdown), this zipline adventure is finally ready for adrenalin-junkies and adventurers. The ziplines in Harkerville are situated in the gorge of the Kranshoek hiking trail between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna. Together, the four lines have a total length of 2.2 kilometres. The longest is 700 metres long and the highest has you soar...
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Eat Sleep Do In Camps Bay On The Atlantic Seaboard
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Eat Sleep Do In Camps Bay On The Atlantic Seaboard

Camps Bay is the kind of destination you don’t easily forget. There’s just something so magical about its white beach, the palm trees that sway over the main road, the opulent homes, and the vibey restaurants and cocktail bars on its doorstep. It’s fantastic to explore, unforgettable to visit, and only minutes from the City Bowl of Cape Town. So, we’ve put together some of our favourite spots to stay overnight, eat and visit right in the heart of Camps Bay. SLEEP Whether you’re a couple on honeymoon, a solo traveller exploring South Africa, or a family or group that wants to stay to...
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Eat Sleep Do In Hazyview On The Panorama Route
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Eat Sleep Do In Hazyview On The Panorama Route

Hazyview is a special spot – the pace is a little slower, the folk a little friendlier, and the Kruger National Park quite a lot closer (only about 20 minutes away, to be exact). This little farming town in Mpumalanga is known for its macadamia nut, avocado pear and banana farms too, thanks to the subtropical climate. Hazyview is only 4.5 hours away from Johannesburg and nine hours from Durban. We’ve put together a few of our favourite places to sleep, restaurants to eat and things to do during your time in Hazyview ... SLEEP IN HAZYVIEW 5-Star Highgrove House This luxurious countr...
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5 Day Trips From Cape Town
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5 Day Trips From Cape Town

Day Trips From Cape Town ~ Cape Town is beautiful. Let’s face it. The iconic Table Mountain is in the middle of the city, swoon-worthy beaches beg bikini season to stay all-year long, wineries are on your doorstep, everywhere you go something scenic await, streets are buzzing with art and culture and there are foodie hotspots around every corner. It is easy to understand why it has been voted – over and over again – as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. But just a short drive from the city and all its not-to-miss sights, small towns – the one as unique as the other with oodle...
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Eat Sleep Do In Hluhluwe, In The Heart Of Zululand
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Eat Sleep Do In Hluhluwe, In The Heart Of Zululand

The little town of Hluhluwe may more accurately be described as a village; right in the heart of the cultural hub of Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal. It is nestled on the Hluhluwe River, between the world-famous iSimangaliso Wetland Park and Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park. So, it’s the perfect base for wildlife enthusiasts that want to spend days exploring some of South Africa’s most exquisite parks and reserves. But, Hluhluwe is also great for fun family getaways, romantic honeymoons and weekend retreats with friends. Although Hluhluwe is only two hours from Durban and four hours from Johannesbur...
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Isolation In The Western Cape Never Looked So Good
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Isolation In The Western Cape Never Looked So Good

Isolation In The Western Cape Never Looked So Good ~ Working from home sounded like a great idea at first, but those four walls are already closing in and the school holidays feel like they'll never end. Some fresh air and wide open spaces might be just what the doctor ordered. We've scoured the country looking for secluded hideaways perfect for your family or your significant other, where you can make the most of isolation in the Western Cape during these uncertain times. We've also arranged contact-less check-in and check-out with all of the properties featured. Travel safe and take...
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Isolation In Gauteng Never Looked So Good
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Isolation In Gauteng Never Looked So Good

Isolation In Gauteng Never Looked So Good.  We understand that lock-down can be frustrating, and many of you feel like you are ready to 'break free' from the four walls at home. Although you may still be skeptical about being around other people for a while, there are still some great options where you can enjoy isolation in Gauteng. We have taken the liberty of choosing some secluded spots where you can get away for a mini vacation without worrying about social distancing. Isolation In Gauteng Never Looked So Good Phefumula Country Retreat The peaceful cottages nestled against th...
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Isolation In KwaZulu Natal Never Looked So Good
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Isolation In KwaZulu Natal Never Looked So Good

Isolation in KwaZulu Natal never looked so good. Lock-down didn't seem like the worst thing in the world at first, but as we count down the days, the walls seem to be closing in on us and we are all dreaming of getting out and about and enjoying our freedom. A secluded hideaway, to ensure a safe distance from others, in a new fresh environment, may be exactly what we all need once we have been released from the confines of our homes... With that in mind, we have chosen a selection of establishments offering a wonderful space for isolation in KwaZulu Natal. Travel safe and take care of each ...
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Eat Sleep Do In St Lucia On The Elephant Coast
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Eat Sleep Do In St Lucia On The Elephant Coast

Spectacular St Lucia... This gem is along the Elephant Coast of KwaZulu Natal, where the warm Indian Ocean beckons and the marine life is breathtaking. St Lucia is really a village that’s part of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park; where hippos, crocodiles and leatherback turtles share the massive space with leopards, lions and black rhinos. This is, without a doubt, a massive hotspot for anyone that needs an injection of the spectacular South African outdoors. To make your holiday in St Lucia even more memorable, we’ve listed some of our recommended places to stay, restaurants to try an...
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Bedford’s Bed of Roses In The Eastern Cape
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Bedford’s Bed of Roses In The Eastern Cape

It is always the smallest towns – the ones often described as ‘sleepy’ with its handful of tarred roads creating the perception that there’s not much going on – that will bowl you out. Bedford is one of those towns.  Situated at the foothills of the Winterberg Mountain Range and sheltered by the Kaggaberg Mountains, Bedford borders on the Eastern Cape’s Frontier Country. Its geographical location shouts Karoo. And so does the warm hospitality and succulent lamb chops nurtured over the years by the area’s indigenous shrubs such as Kapokbos and Boegoekaroo.  But upon arrival you...
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The 30 Best Small Towns to Visit in South Africa
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The 30 Best Small Towns to Visit in South Africa

Here are the 30 best small towns to visit in South Africa ... In The Eastern Cape Bathurst The small town of Bathurst might remind you of an old English 19th century village, and yes there is tea and scones available, but Bathurst is also possibility South Africa’s most eccentric town. Bustling with activity, passion, history and art, the town is a home to festivals, the oldest pub in South Africa and the biggest pineapple you will ever lay eyes on. Things to do in Bathurst Have a drink in South Africa’s oldest licensed pub, Pig and Whistle Inn. Head to ...
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How To Be A Lekker Guest In South Africa
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How To Be A Lekker Guest In South Africa

Guests can be totally lekker but then there are some that could do with a little improvement. I think we all know this, possibly because we’ve been a bit rubbish ourselves sometimes ... From demanding refunds for lions roaring too loudly near their rooms, to rocking up with 3 children they didn’t mention when booking (“but they can just sleep in our beds?”), guests can be the actual worst. Can we get a rating system like Uber drivers have about their passengers already?  The Lekker Rating System?! Growing up in the hospitality industry, I’ve seen my fair share of visitors to our gorgeous c...
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Eat Sleep Do In Summerstrand On The Sunshine Coast
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Eat Sleep Do In Summerstrand On The Sunshine Coast

Summerstrand is one of Port Elizabeth’s hottest accommodation spots because it’s right on the sandy doorstep of its gorgeous beaches and only minutes away from malls and the airport. It’s also abuzz with a constant vibe and hum that happens when top restaurants and water sports combine with the promise of long, lazy beach days. Staying in the guest houses, hotels, B&B’s and self-catering apartments of Summerstrand puts you right in the middle of all the PE action. We’ve put together some of our favourite spots to sleep, eat and have a ball in the area. SLEEP There are s...
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Eat, Sleep, Do In Stellenbosch In The Cape Winelands
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Eat, Sleep, Do In Stellenbosch In The Cape Winelands

Eat, Sleep, Do In Stellenbosch...where the Jonkershoek and Simonsberg mountains tumble to a historical little town that is surrounded by vineyards that produce some of the world’s best wines. This is where character, culture and flavour come together to create a beautiful destination with a charming vibe. Although it’s only about an hour from the city centre of Cape Town, Stellenbosch is a world and a destination of its own.  There’s something special about staying here. It’s just different. It’s undeniably gorgeous, and there’s a fizz about it. An adventure that’s about to erupt lik...
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