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Peace and self-discovery (and great food) at Melody Hill

There is a lot to be discovered in South Africa’s majestic Magaliesberg mountain range, from the origins of humanity to incredible animals – and pockets of utter peace and tranquility.

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Think inside the (27) box(es)

Tired of shopping centres that look identical and have the same big chain stores? Looking for unique clothing, home decor, art and food that won’t cost you an arm and a leg? Want to support entrepreneurs with small businesses? Then it’s time to see what’s going on at 27Boxes, a new shopping centre built entirely from shipping containers, in the trendy suburb of Melville in Johannesburg.

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Durban by helicopter: a bucket-list item ticked off

A 30-minute scenic helicopter flight over the city of Durban has much to recommend it.

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‘Nature’s Bounty’ on display at 2015 Spring Festival

Until 30 August 2015, 17 gardens designed to showcase South Africa’s indigenous plants and flowers are on display in Gauteng.

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Mpumalanga’s Mount Anderson Reserve – a little-known treasure

Mount Anderson is still undiscovered by many travellers, so make sure you get there soon, before the word spreads ...

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Get to know Durban on a Ricksha Bus city tour

Durban’s Ricksha Bus city tour is a fun way for the family to meet South Africa’s coastal city.

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Join the South African geocaching craze

It’s a global treasure hunt open to anyone with a smart phone, and South Africa’s stunning natural landscape provides the perfect backdrop.

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PheZulu offers way more than a safari park experience

PheZulu Safari Park is a one-stop destination that provides wildlife encounters together with an overview of Zulu culture, which is endemic to the province of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Off the highway to hidden gems

South Africa is criss-crossed by large highways that will get you to any major city you want to visit, but if you wander off the common paths, you will often find the hidden little gems and unique scenery that make this country the magical place that it is.

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#TravelChatSA: South Africa's creatures great and small

Which are South Africa’s best nature destinations? Find out what the country’s travel twitterati had to say in #TravelChatSA.

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