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Watching the FIFA World Cup in Cape Town

We suggest heading out to find a pub or restaurant in Cape Town to watch the FIFA World Cup on a big-screen TV – preferably somewhere warm, with friends and family.

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The eagle has hatched

A live webcam trained on an eagles’ nest in the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden allows you to observe the life cycle of one of South Africa’s iconic eagles in real time.

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Wilson’s Wharf: Relaxing in Durban harbour

As the sun sets over Durban, there’s nowhere more picturesque to socialise with friends than at Wilson’s Wharf.

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Cape Town's underground tunnel tour

We know that Cape Town’s trendy bands and artists consider themselves ‘underground’, but if you want to experience the real thing, head to the Castle of Good Hope and embark on a tunnel tour that’ll take you beneath the surface and into the belly of the Mother City.

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Braamfontein: Places and spaces

There’s a major buzz in Braamfontein, and it’s all part of the regeneration of Johannesburg as a city where people live, work and play. Here’s our list of fun places to hang out ...

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Life on the edge

My brief visit to Forest Edge, a green retreat with five self-catering cottages run by a former Johannesburg Stock Exchange executive, was an eye-opener. It is run on completely sustainable principles, while owner Ronel Pieterse’s warm welcome and incredible personal journey make this a classic #MeetSouthAfrica story.

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Swellendam for foodies

The Overberg town of Swellendam has become a popular rural retreat for urbanites and consequently is developing a culinary culture of note.

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Great sightings in the Kruger National Park

When visiting the Kruger National Park, be sure to keep your eyes open for some incredible wildlife.

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12 things to do in Franschhoek

Franschhoek lies in a beautiful valley, surrounded by mountains and vineyards. It’s known as the food and wine capital of South Africa, but there’s so much more to do in and around this lovely little town.

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A taste of the spicy Cape

Spice takes on a different meaning in Paarl. Spice Route, an estate along the Paarl wine route, has developed into a delightful destination, with craft beer, artisanal chocolate and delicious wines on offer.

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