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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

Explore the Johannesburg Boat & Water Show

This year’s Johannesburg Boat & Water Show, the première boat & lifestyle show in Southern Africa, and one of the world’s leading boat exhibitions, promises to be the biggest event to date.

The 2017 event will be hosted at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 1-3 September 2017 and is set to attract over 10 000 people. A number of exciting brands will be showcased, including Yamaha, Waterworld, Boating International and Suzuki.

Each year, the event brings the entire recreational boating industry together, including manufacturers, dealers and lifestyle consumers. The three-day lifestyle expo will see over 200 exhibitors showcasing the best in marine products and…
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Explore the Johannesburg Boat & Water Show

New SLOW at Lanseria

Qualifying FNB Premium customers can now enjoy the new SLOW Lounge at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg. The award-winning SLOW Domestic and International lounges are acclaimed for offering an exclusive and upmarket experience.

SLOW XS Lounge complements the overwhelming growth and popularity among FNB customers of this exclusive bank proposition, with approximately 60 000 visiting the lounges on a monthly basis.

The new lounge is scheduled to start operating from 30 August 2017 and can cater for 100 guests at a time. Despite the paring down of certain services, such as buffet catering and in-house spa and private washroom facilities, SLOW…
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New SLOW at Lanseria

SAWUBONA: Best in Africa again!

Special thanks to all of you for voting us Africa’s Leading Inflight Magazine 2017. Yes, it’s official: we’ve bagged the award for a third consecutive year and it’s all thanks to you, our valued readers!

The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 and is aimed at celebrating excellence in various areas and sectors of travel, tourism and hospitality across the world. The awards serve as a benchmark for excellence in the travel industry.

Feed your wanderlust with fresh content from our blog as we share travel tips, reviews and profiles.

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SAWUBONA: Best in Africa again!

Mexican food adds new flair to South African menus

Mexican cuisine currently has South Africans salivating, as its flavours and flair steadily sweep through the nation. It is so popular that in 2016, Famous Brands – of Mugg & Bean, Wimpy, Debonairs and Steers fame – acquired a 51% controlling stake in Fourways’ Salsa Mexican Grill to get a jump start on what is sees as the next big thing in the South African fast-casual restaurant environments.

Restaurateurs John and Lyn Davis spotted the same gap in the market back in 2014 when they opened Picasso’s Mexican Taqueria in the small, scenic Mpumalanga town of White River. In…
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Mexican food adds new flair to South African menus

Thrilling destinations to add to your bucket list

ST HELENA

Book now to be one of the first guests at the new luxury Mantis St Helena hotel, which will be completed in September. You’ll be enchanted by this outpost in the Atlantic ocean and its fascinating history. Play on the world’s most remote golf course, visit the house where Napoleon died in exile, dive, bird-watch and enjoy great hiking trails. Over 2 000km from the nearest landmass – Africa – St Helena boasts a spectacular variety of landscapes and vistas, nearly 500 endemic species and impressive marine biodiversity.

BERLIN, GERMANY

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Thrilling destinations to add to your bucket list