A walk in the woods

  • August 01, 2014 by Andrea Weiss
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There’s nothing quite as magical as a walk in an indigenous forest on the Garden Route.

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Family friendly: Travelling with children in South Africa

  • August 01, 2014 by Cassidy Parker
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Travelling with a family can be a daunting undertaking. The number of things to consider – from places to sleep and places to eat, to child-friendly facilities and appropriate activities – can leave you feeling a little overwhelmed. However, holidaying with a family in South Africa has quite the opposite effect ...

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Weekend getaways

  • July 31, 2014 by Andrea Weiss (words and pictures)
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What makes an ideal weekend getaway? This was the topic for this week’s #TravelChatSA.

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SA swimmers shine at Commonwealth Games

  • July 30, 2014 by Keith Nicholls
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South African swimmer Chad le Clos further cemented his reputation as one of the world’s top swimmers with a stunning performance at the Commonwealth Games.

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Take the kids to the Bartolomeu Dias Museum in Mossel Bay

  • July 30, 2014 by Andrea Weiss (words and pictures)
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Mossel Bay on the Garden Route is a bucket-and-spade kind of seaside town, but if the weather’s not great then there’s an excellent alternative for the kids, where they can scramble around a real caravel that once sailed from Portugal to South Africa.

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Discover Durban's Mitchell Park Zoo

  • July 30, 2014 by Christine Marot
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Durban’s only zoo has a wide variety of species such as duiker, raccoon, wallaby, mongoose, marmoset, as well many beautiful endemic and exotic birds, including flamingos, scarlet ibises and hornbills.

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Riding the crest of a craft-beer wave

  • July 29, 2014 by Stuart Dickinson
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Whether it’s a new gastropub, bottle stores selling local craft offerings and imported European ales, or even new breweries cropping up at a rapid rate around the country, the South African beer palate is evolving and savvy entrepreneurs are taking note.

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Keeping fit on vacation

  • July 29, 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni
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From circuit training to yoga, South African hotels offer their guests a wide array of exercise and fitness options.

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Pet-friendly travelling in South Africa

  • July 28, 2014 by Sarah Came
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You need not miss your pet just because you want a few days of sun and sand – you can have both. Here are just a few pet-friendly places to stay while you enjoy some relaxing time in the sun.

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Franschhoek's Mystery Weekends – the perfect getaway

  • July 28, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
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Getaways in the beautiful Franschhoek Wine Valley just got a whole lot more exciting ...

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