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Rising from the smoke

For all the bad press that Johannesburg receives, its undercoat proves to be a burgeoning brush of colour, just waiting to be experienced for its rich history, diverse culture, interesting cuisine and friendly locals.

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Nature’s school for kids in the Kgalagadi

In the words of Ferris Bueller – “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it”. Ditch work, ditch school – nature’s calling. Camping gear packed, trailer attached and two cars filled – including 4 excited kids below the age of 6!

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7 life lessons learned from climbing

As a life-long wildlife specialist who has spent the last 13 years tracking and researching the 2 million wildebeest that form East Africa’s greatest wildlife spectacle, the Great Migration, Carel Verhoef is at the coalface of conservation in the region. He will be leading the 7 Summits Africa Challenge team along with top African mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane, who has summited the highest peaks on each of the 7 contine

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Where is the love? We pick South Africa’s most romantic hideaways

Choosing a romantic destination for a holiday is not an easy task. Many couples can’t agree on which side of the bed to sleep on, never mind having to decide between a mountain cabin and a seaside cottage. So whether it’s to flame a new romance into life or rekindle an old one, we’ve selected South Africa’s four quirkiest romantic getaways for you to enjoy – places guaranteed to please both partners and ignite the passion.

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The Beauty of Beaverlac

As I start unwinding from the drive and week, I get a fuzzy, contented feeling and begin to wonder what stories might have been shared around this fire place.

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