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Johannesburg’s Nizamiye Mosque – the biggest in the southern hemisphere

Just a few years ago, a wide swathe of grassy, empty land lined the Old Pretoria Road in Midrand, Johannesburg. Today, the four tall minarets that pierce the Highveld sky proclaim the imposing presence of the first Ottoman-style mosque in the southern hemisphere.

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South Africa's favourite township dishes

South Africa’s townships are alive with music, art and history, as well as a wide variety of tasty dishes. Why not treat your taste buds?

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Leshiba Wilderness: The art of fulfilling travel

In this age of convenience, we’ve become accustomed to not working for the things that turn us on intellectually and emotionally – but sometimes a little effort makes them even better.

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The old 'Sugar Bridge' at Buffeljags, Western Cape

For those travelling down the N2 national road to get to their holiday destinations, sometimes a little detour to stretch the legs is just what’s needed. And what better way than to stop at an interesting landmark with a bit of history attached?

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Durban July 2014: The fashion, the field and the fun

The 2014 Vodacom Durban July takes place at Greyville Racecourse on Saturday 5 July. The theme for this year’s event is ‘The Big Screen’, and this gives pundits the chance to upstage the many celebrities who will be attending the event.

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Backpacking along the Wild Coast

South Africa’s Wild Coast, as the name suggests, is an untamed strip of coastline in the Eastern Cape. It stretches from East London to the mouth of the Mtamvuna River, and is increasingly popular with tourists. Backpacking is one of the best ways to experience the Wild Coast.

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Tips to cut your travelling carbon footprint

Do your bit to save the planet by being mindful of your carbon footprint when you travel. Here are some tips on how to reduce your footprint ...

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Silvermine Nature Reserve: Great choice for a family walk in Cape Town

Looking for a good family walk in the Cape Town area? The Silvermine Nature Reserve offers something to suit all ages.

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Look out for the tea caravan in the Overberg

Jessica Bonin and Thaya Bedford will be highlighting ethical, conscious and green businesses, movements, projects and more on their week-long #GonzoTeaTrek campaign to create awareness around ecotourism the Overberg, Western Cape.

 

 

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The Cape route less travelled

Take the road less travelled with Coffeebeans Routes and get a taste of the Cape that you will never forget. Choose whatever takes your fancy: a jazz safari visiting legendary jazz musicians in their homes, or one of the other routes showcasing revolution, storytelling, food, art, music and design.

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