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Get your mojo back at Brookdale Health Hydro, KwaZulu-Natal

I recently took myself off to arguably South Africa’s classiest and loveliest health hydro − the Brookdale Health Hydro in the rolling green hills of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

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Cycling in De Hoop Nature Reserve

Cycle past eland and bontebok, pause and scour the vlei for rare waterbirds, and enjoy the feel and smell of the sea- and fynbos-scented wind on one of De Hoop’s many mountain-bike trails.

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The Hinterveld Mill Tour

The softness and warmth typical of mohair products is at odds with the grimy mechanics of their manufacture, but the combination of the two makes for a fascinating experience, as I discovered on a recent tour of Hinterveld mohair weavers.

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Dear Me Food World

Dear Me Food World is an all-day eatery, pantry and event space situated in Cape Town’s Longmarket Street. It’s a combination of all things beautiful on three levels ...

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Indulge your senses at The Orient

When I was first told of it, I cringed. A hotel built in the style of an exotic oriental palace in the middle of a nature reserve outside of Pretoria? I expected bling in the bush, or at best a poor lookalike. I couldn’t have been more wrong ...

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Shipwrecks and Shiraz

Hidden Valley recently released its new Shipwreck Shiraz 2009, and it’s definitely a wine with a story behind it.

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Truth Coffee – steampunk in the Mother City

Truth Coffee in Cape Town has been called ‘the best coffee shop in the world’. Here’s why ...

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Seven great sports events to look forward to in 2014

  • December 20, 2013 by Riefkah Adams Sport

South Africans are sports enthusiasts of note and there are several large outdoor events that cater for amateur and professionals each year. Here’s a roundup of a few of the biggest.

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Portraits in South Africa

We’re celebrating the wonderful people of South Africa by sharing some of the great portraits from our Flickr group.

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Leopards at Cheetah Plains

Sabi Sand private game reserve bordering Kruger National Park has the highest density of leopards in the world. But four different leopards on one evening game drive? Even for Sabi Sand that must almost be a record.

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