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Small Towns, Big Hearts: The Three Jewels of Mpumalanga

Meet the three brilliant little towns that provide a base camp for intrepid adventurers and Mpumalanga explorers.

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Unearth wine route gems in South Africa

South Africa is sprawling with expansive and breathtaking wine routes. From the Constantia Wine Route in the Western Cape to the Vaal Wine Route in Gauteng, your options are endless. Look hard enough and you’ll discover that there’s more to wine routes than just vino - there are also little-known spots that are waiting to be explored.

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Braamfontein – Coming on strong

Once considered the stepchild of flourishing suburbs, this thriving area of Johannesburg no longer gets the cold shoulder – but its rightful place among other booming areas, for its robust culture, up-and-coming establishments and unique character.

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Warm winter getaways

Getting cosy around the fire on a chilly night definitely has its charms, but sometimes you just want to head over to somewhere a little toastier. Here are our picks of the warmest places to visit in South Africa during winter.

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Food for thought

From classic,local traditional dishes to contemporary cuisine, South Africa boasts an array of culinary options that you might not necessarily find only in a restaurant.

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On the road again: From Johannesburg to Cape Town

Drive the over 1,400 kilometres from Johannesburg to Cape Town and you will meet South Africa in all its raw beauty, enchanting dynamism, and colourful culture.

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The Tsitsikamma: Big in name. Big on adventure.

The Tsitsikamma National Park is known as the Garden of the Garden Route - a name that fits this perfect natural playground to a tee.

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The Rise of Braamfontein

Johannesburg’s Braamfontein area used to get a lot of bad press, but the recently renewed cultural arc has now become one of the trendiest, most happening blocks in town.

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A Sho’t Left in our Mother City

We embarked on a two-day Sho’t Left adventure to Cape Town we will never forget.

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Best of the best – South Africa boasts more outstanding accolades.

From superb wine to fine dining, our country has taken centre stage once again, with two extraordinary South Africans scooping sought-after international awards in the culinary and beverage industry. Wendy Applebaum’s DeMorgenzon Chardonnay Reserve 2015 has been named best wine in the world, while chef and restaurateur Luke Dale-Roberts’ Test Kitchen was placed 22nd among the best restaurants in the world.

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