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Destination: Cape Town
Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or a full-on foodie, Cape Town's got you covered... read more »
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Cape Town boasts its own Big Five to rival those of the South African bush. Baboons, dassies, penguins, seals and even Great White sharks can be seen in and around the city boundaries... read more »
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South Africa has been in the spotlight recently for the 2010 World Cup - but it also deserves celebrating for its fantastic spa retreats. Here are my tried-and-tested personal top three ... read more »
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A recent fatal shark attack off Fish Hoek Beach shows how sharks are posing an increasing danger on the False Bay side of Cape Town. Don't let that put you off, it really is a great place to hang out... read more »
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If it's summer in Cape Town, then think "picnics". You don't even need to pack your own hamper. Here's where to go to set down your rug... read more »
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Destination: Mossel Bay
Trip type: Activity
Lace up a pair of boots for some rewarding walking along South Africa’s beautiful Oystercatcher Trail. Champagne and oysters included...... read more »
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There may be over 440 Kalahari lions in South Africa and Botswana's Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, but they proved elusive for much of our stay. Luckily, other wildlife was far more obliging...... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Short Break
There are two waterfronts in Cape Town, and one is definitely more exciting than the other... read more »
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4.4
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Destination: Cape Town
Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?... read more »
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4
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Shopping
Far from being a sleepy city in the south of Africa, Cape Town is most certainly a ‘watch this space’ place. In fact, we’re on a mission to become the World Design Capital in 2014... read more »
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4
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Though small, the Panorama area of Mpumalanga is home to some of South Africa's most dramatic scenery, plus great dining and shopping opportunities - and national monument status ... read more »
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4
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The Tsitsikamma Park, or "place of many waters", offered us the perfect opportunity to explore the beauties of South Africa's Garden Route, with a two day hike around this marine heritage coastline... read more »
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4
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Destination: Cape Town
There's so much more to Cape Town than the city and the waterfront. Travel south around Table Mountain, where a green and pleasant land of nature reserves, forests and vineyards awaits you... read more »
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Don’t let the fact that you’re short on time put you off driving South Africa's Garden Route. Admire the views, enjoy fresh food and local wine, then sleep it all off in pretty hideaways... read more »
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4
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A self-drive holiday for my husband's 60th, took us from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and combined adventure with luxury accommodation. The only problem...I needed a week longer everywhere we stayed!... read more »
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4
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If you are looking for spectacular scenery, an abundance of wildlife, and plenty of outdoor activities, then Mpumalanga is for you. Just look out for the hippos crossing!... read more »
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4
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Destination: Pringle Bay
Trip type: Beach, Honeymoon, Romance
An hour's drive from Cape Town, the seaside town of Pringle Bay feels like another country. If good food, a great hotel, beaches, wildlife and the fragrant fynbos of South Africa appeal, read on... read more »
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Destination: Western Cape
The Garden Route is South Africa's classic road trip, following the dramatic Indian Ocean coastline and taking in whales, walks and wine-tasting along the way... read more »
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4
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27 bends and a climb of 1400 metres took us to perhaps the most uniquely located pub we have ever visited; its claim to fame – highest pub in Africa ... read more »
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4
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The Drakensberg Mountains that dominate the landscape of much of the Kwa Zulu Natal region of South Africa are home to examples of San Bushmen cave paintings and are a great place for a hike!... read more »
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