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The Tsogo Sun Amashova race turns 30!

Cycling team with Derek Watts at the Wattbike Challenge.

Cycling team with Derek Watts at the Wattbike Challenge.

A favourite sporting event for those in KwaZulu-Natal and around the country, the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic cycling race will celebrate its 30th anniversary on 16 October.

As the oldest and among the largest South African races, the Amashova has attracted over 10 000 entries across its three races, with prize money of over R100 000.

The race highlights the province’s inspiring landscapes and views, beginning at the Pietermaritzburg City Hall, heading…
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Open Streets Main Rd: Cycle, skate, walk & play your way from Obs to the CBD

Go out and play in the streets of Cape Town on 1 October 2017, between 10am and 3pm, as Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT) makes it possible to cycle, skate or walk in a car-restricted route between Cape Town Science Centre and the Grand Parade, including sections of Main Road, Victoria Road, Sir Lowry Road and Darling Street.

To kick off Transport Month, community members, pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, wheelchair-users and other non-motorised transport-users will on the day enjoy a 5km car-free stretch of road along the M4, to move around freely and engage with public spaces and facilities safely, in celebration of “movement and self-propelled…
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Open Streets Main Rd: Cycle, skate, walk & play your way from Obs to the CBD

The world’s ultimate party destinations

As the year draws to an end, we look forward to winding down or partying up a storm. If you’re keen on the latter, you may be planning to do so abroad. Luckily, there are a few party capitals around the world that offer an unforgettable experience.

Ibiza

Need we say more? Ibiza, an island in the Mediterranean, just off the coast of Spain, may easily be dubbed Europe’s party capital. Ibiza boasts a vibrant nightlife in a stunning island setting. Try the famous Pacha Ibiza, a nightclub famous for house music and frequented by the world’s top DJs.

Berlin

If its variety you’re…
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The world’s ultimate party destinations

5 best long walking trails in the UK

It is said there is no single place in the UK where you’re more than 112km from the sea. This means that the country is dotted with a wide variety of epic coastal, country and historic walks, all easily accessible via public transport. Based on natural beauty or historic relevance, we present our top five multi-day treks in the UK.

The Thames Walk 

This iconic 296km walk follows the course of the River Thames, starting at its source in the Cotswolds and finishing at the Thames Barrier at Woolwich in South-East London. It’s an easy course with few elevations, making it ideal…
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5 best long walking trails in the UK

Port Elizabeth unveils heritage tourism destination & experience

The newly revamped Campanile, one of Port Elizabeth’s most visible skyline and audible heritage landmarks, is now open to visitors to the Friendly City.

The Campanile Memorial features a climb of 204 steps that take one to the Observation Room, offering a magnificent view of the harbour and surroundings, more than 52m above the city, and contains the largest carillon of bells in the country, in addition to its chiming clock. A silver plaque has been placed on the 67th step of the 204 steps spiralling staircase in honour of Nelson Mandela’s 67 years in service of democracy.

Some of…
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Port Elizabeth unveils heritage tourism destination & experience

Cape Town officially one of the four coolest world cities

In 2014, Cape Town was dubbed the World Design Capital by WDC 2014. iKapa went on to be bestowed with the title of Best Food City in the World by Conde Nast Traveller in 2016. Today, the Mother City is considered one of the world’s four coolest cities by travel service by Airbnb and news magazine series, Vice.

Cape Town was named one of the four world’s best cities, alongside Paris, Tokyo and New York, with each city encapsulating the “cool factor” that Airbnb and Vice recognises in cities that are effortlessly authentic and true to themselves.

Airbnb and Vice have assembled…
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Cape Town officially one of the four coolest world cities