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Nature reserves of the Free State

  • 25 December 2014 by Christine Marot
  • Wildlife

Birding and angling are the main drawcards at nature reserves in the Free State. Add a generous sprinkling of antelope species and a splash of water sports and you have a good idea of what to expect.

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Three South African destinations make global sustainable tourism list

The Cape Whale Coast, the Wild Coast and Somkhanda Game Reserve make the top 100 sustainable global destinations.

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Some things to do on Christmas Day

You don’t have to be stuck at home while everyone is merry this Christmas. Here are a few things you can do around South Africa on Christmas Day ...

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7 secret coastal towns in South Africa

With about 3 000km of coastline, South Africa has many beautiful seaside towns. Here’s a pick of some of the smaller, out-of-the-way spots for nature lovers.

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Rob Caskie: Guiding through storytelling

Rob Caskie, South Africa’s top tour guide for 2014, is a walking stick-wielding, shorts-wearing history buff.

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Bridging the gaps: South Africa’s fascinating spans

The most spectacular bridges in Africa are in South Africa – and the country’s five highest spans are all along the same stretch of highway in the Eastern Cape.

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Living la vida local: Airbnb in South Africa

Affordable and authentic, Airbnb has taken over the world as one of the best ways to experience local living. In South Africa, the Airbnb scene is growing quickly.

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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani: A jewel in Durban's Golden Mile

  • 21 December 2014 by Christine Marot (words and images)
  • Food & Wine

Tsogo Sun has pumped R220-million into an ongoing upgrade and relaunch of two of the Durban beachfront’s top hotels, the Elangeni and Maharani.

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Cape Town International Airport's Flybrary

You’ve read your book from cover to cover while flying to Cape Town, and you don’t necessarily want to lug it around any longer. That’s where Cape Town International Airport’s ‘Flybrary’ comes in handy.

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Why Johannesburg is the Rough Guides' top city 2015

Johannesburg was this week named as the top city to visit next year, according to trusted travel publication Rough Guides.

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