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Octoberfest

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest – prost to the most and cheers to the beers It is October and although the Southern Hemisphere is exchanging a winter wardrobe for a summer one, things are cooling down in the North. What is hot in the North this time of year however, is the Oktoberfest, the world’s largest Volksfest (or travelling […]

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Mauritius

Island paradise of Mauritius

Mauritius – your endless summer starts here Palm trees, coconuts, endless stretches of pristine beaches, and the unmistakable smell of tan lotion are holiday vibes that translate language and culture across the planet, and one of the top destinations dreamed about is the idyllic island paradise of Mauritius. The island nation of Mauritius is an […]

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During the weekend of 26 - 28 October 2018, the banks of the Breede River on Goudmyn Farm will come alive with the valley’s esteemed winemakers, local chefs and producers. This picturesque centralized festival gives consumers the opportunity to taste award-winning wines from almost 30 wineries. Unwind, relax and enjoy fresh country air, beautiful scenery and warm spring sunshine with an array of delightful treats, local country cuisines and great music.   - Wine on the River

The whacky and wonderful world of the Robertson Wine Valley

Robertson Wine Valley No matter what time of year it is, when we want to celebrate, we toast with a glass of grapy goodness. Winters are rich with red wines, Port and Muscadel while summers are light and playful with an array of sparkling and white wines. One of the best places to celebrate any […]

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Hiking Trails of South Africa

Hiking gets green flag

It is true that there is no better way to experience the natural beauty of a place than to do some hiking boots, take to the trails and explore. South Africa is a treasure trove of spectacular hiking routes. Some of these routes have recently been given the coveted green flag nod, counting among the […]

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The world is your oyster – it’s time to travel more and worry less

What a wonderful and exciting experience travelling is – the freedom of exploration, the adventure of a whole new world of culture, food and people to take in. New sights, new sounds and new colours are waiting around each corner, and every moment the memoirs of your life encounter a new story. Travelling opens you […]

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Tanzania

Tanzania

Tanzania – wild adventure from plains to peaks From the top of Kilimanjaro to the plains of the Serengeti, the exotic wildlife, rich cultural diversity and ancient sites, Tanzania is a must on the bucket list of travellers in search of beautiful abundance. Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa, and includes the spice […]

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Hogsback

Hogsback – Eastern Cape

Escape to a mythical world in Hogsback Although it seems that most of the world is getting ready for summer, in South Africa, people are gearing up for winter. One of the most magical places to spend time in this winter is the quiet little town of Hogsback in the Eastern Cape. Named after its […]

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Cango Caves

Cango – Adventure calls above and below ground

Cango – Oudtshoorn It is said that the word “Kango” is derived from the San or Khoi language, and means “Water between the Hills”. In Oudtshoorn, a town in the Klein Karoo of South Africa, the word Cango opens a world of adventure and excitement and discovery. The world famous attraction the Cango Caves spring to mind […]

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Cradle of Humankind

The Cradle of Humankind: back to our roots…or fossils

Cradle of Humankind Have you ever wondered if the Dinosaurs lived with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden? Have you ever seen a fossil in real-life? Have you ever secretly wanted to explore the Indiana Jones side of your personality? Well, there is only one place where you can have all your questions […]

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Blue Flag Beaches

Blue Flag Beaches in South Africa

South Africa’s beaches boast prestigious blue flags South Africa is a country of diverse beauty, but its soft sandy stretches of beach are the tale of many a postcard and picture. Although the festive season may be a thing of the past for most, summertime has only started around the beautiful coastlines of South Africa, […]

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