Posts – Health & Wellness

Rooibos tea – proudly South African

  • 20 August 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Rooibos tea is uniquely South African and was discovered in the beautiful Cederberg in the Western Cape by Khoi and San people more than 300 years ago.

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Keeping fit on vacation

  • 29 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

Staying fit is a challenge while you’re on holiday but, increasingly, South African hotels are offering their guests first-class gym and health facilities.

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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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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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Some fabulous winter getaways

Winter in South Africa offers a great opportunity to take a break – whether it’s Dullstroom for a spot of fishing, quad biking in the bush, or a spa retreat that’s good for the soul.

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Luxury at Fancourt

  • 11 May 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Fancourt offers some of the best golf courses in South Africa, as well as a luxurious hotel with fantastic facilities.

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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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Celebrating sanity, serenity and South African spas

Visit a South African spa and replenish your energy levels before the frenzied festive season begins.

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The Midlands Meander and Granny Mouse

It’s called the Midlands Meander, and I was doing just that a couple of weeks ago – meandering through the valleys and hills of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, where quaint villages lie cheek by jowl with historic battle sites.

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Just Pure in Hermanus

Tamsin Koen, the founder and owner of Just Pure, insists on only natural, organic products. All her hand creams, face creams, bath oils, soaps and cleansers are scented with essential oils, like frankincense, myrrh, rose geranium, everlasting and cedar wood.

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