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Plan a ladies’ budget mini-break with this R99 shuttle service

Sometimes ladies just need a mini-break from their daily routine and to hang out with the girls. The good news is that Cape Town and its surrounding areas offer magical day trips that won’t break budgets. Cape Comoot, a newly launched transport service offers one-way trips from Greenmarket Square to Cape Point or Franschhoek for R99. The return trip also costs R99.

Co-founder of Cape Comoot Yolandie Le Grange says: “Reasonably priced and safe access to places like Cape Point and Franschhoek is lacking. With tourism being seen as the next mining boom for South Africa, it is important that…
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Plan a ladies’ budget mini-break with this R99 shuttle service

Local app helps parents find kid-friendly sights and activities

Parents-on-the-go can now seamlessly plan kid-friendly activities around the country with the help of the newly launched Child Friendly SA app.

The app, which is available for download from the App Store and the Google Play platforms free of charge, covers over 10 000 listings of child-friendly activities, services and stores under 200 carefully considered categories for your convenience. These come with shortcuts to make your planning easier and suggestions of fun activities to try with the whole family.

The listings offer something for all children’s age groups, from birth to…
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Local app helps parents find kid-friendly sights and activities

Ten reasons to visit Bangkok

From its bustling streets to its spiralling high-rise buildings, the City of Angels never ceases to thrill and captivate. Unlike other cities, Bangkok has traditional charm. It’s the contrast of both ancient and modern that makes this city unique. Whether you are on a budget or simply planning an exotic holiday with your friends, these Bangkok experiences will fascinate you.

1. Visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha

Bangkok’s visitors never seem to get enough of the glitz and glamour and glitter of the Temple of the Reclining Buddha ie Wat Pho. The Buddha is made out of solid cement, covered with gold…
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Ten reasons to visit Bangkok

The Most Opulent Travel Experiences from around the globe

Travel in Africa is as diverse as it is beautiful. Depending on one’s pockets, there is myriad of experiences on the rather opulent side you could invest in. Hotels, itineraries, or attractions take luxury to new heights, exuding opulence like no where else on the content.

Here are five opulent travel experiences on the continent;

Luxury train ride on the Blue Train, South Africa

This is a trip on a train like no other. Running from Pretoria to Cape Town or vice versa, the Blue Train is regarded as one of the world’s most luxurious train rides. Spend a night in the De Luxe Suite on…
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The Most Opulent Travel Experiences from around the globe

Why Southern Africa offers some of the best family holiday destinations

The school holidays are here, giving families much-needed time to recharge. If you haven’t yet planned a getaway, Southern Africa, with all its spectacular regions, offers holiday destinations that are unique – and perfect for a family break.

Namibia

Taking the scenic route from Johannesburg to Windhoek, Namibia by car would be a 15-hour road trip, while by plane it’s no more than an hour and a half away. The country offers loads of activities and natural scenery to busk and reconnect in. Enjoy quad-biking on endless sand dunes or take it easy with walks through the Klein Windhoek Valley. Here’s a list…
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Why Southern Africa offers some of the best family holiday destinations

5 Top Music Festivals in Southern Africa

Africa is known as a cultural melting pot, so it’s no wonder its music is world renowned. Iconic artists call the continent home, and so do some of the best music festival, drawing music enthusiasts from afar each year. Here are some of the top five music festivals in Southern Africa.

Cape Town Jazz Festival, South Africa

In need of little introduction, the Cape Town Jazz Festival has throughout the years grown to become a the mecca of jazz festivals on the continent. Dubbed “Africa’s Grandest Gathering,” the festival which takes place in the Mother City boasts a formidable line up…
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5 Top Music Festivals in Southern Africa