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Your 10 most-loved Valentine’s getaways

  • 04 February 2015 by Desiree Haakonsen (words). All images courtesy of TravelGround
  • Attractions

It’s still not too late to make Valentine’s Day memorable by spoiling your loved one with a weekend away.

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Welcome to St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal

Tucked between the Indian Ocean and Lake St Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal is a wildlife and bird-lovers’ paradise centred on the largest estuarine system on the African continent – welcome to St Lucia.

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The Durban Natural Science Museum – fascinating, fun and free

Where can you find a life-sized dinosaur replica, a dodo skeleton and a mummy, all in one place? Head off to the heart of Durban and look out for the distinctive City Hall, home to the fascinating Durban Natural Science Museum.

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Where to rent luxury rides in South Africa

Here are some recommendations on where to rent a luxury limo, yacht or helicopter in South African cities.

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Umngazi comes up trumps

Umngazi River Bungalows near Port St Johns have earned a reputation for offering all-inclusive holidays that will keep everyone happy, from the smallest to the tallest members of the family.

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The Cradle of Humankind: Does the past have a future?

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, the Cradle of Humankind – rolling hills and plains about an hour north-west of Johannesburg – is made up of 15 important fossil sites of which the possibly 20-million-year-old Sterkfontein Caves are the most renowned.

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The Garden of Eden – Ardmore Ceramics, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands

Today 60 Zulu artists create unique works of art in workshops at Ardmore Ceramics on a lovely farm by a tumbling river in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

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J&B Met 2015 at Kenilworth Racecourse

  • 31 January 2015 by Lynnette Johns
  • Events

The J&B Met is one of the highlights on the Cape Town events calendar. The last Saturday of January is when thousands of people stream to the Kenilworth Racecourse to enjoy a day of high fashion and fun, and to watch the horses run.

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10 destinations to sigh for in KwaZulu-Natal

  • 30 January 2015 by Desiree Haakonsen. All images courtesy of TravelGround
  • Attractions

Take your pick from one of these 10 great lodges in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: flowers, wine and water

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...

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