As the engagement video of Swazi-born South African actress Amanda du-Pont to soon-to-be husband Shaun Rodriques in a picturesque lagoon in the Maldives melted internet hearts on Monday, 9 July, we thought to share some of the world’s most beautiful marriage proposal destinations to profess one’s undying love.

Here are five unexpected yet incredible destinations to have your proposal:

1. The Maldives

Made up of 26 ring-shaped atolls consisting of over 1 000 coral islands, white sand beaches, colourful reefs and turquoise lagoons, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to the perfect spot to…
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South Africa scores its very own Monopoly board game

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Your dream to one day buy a piece of the Kruger National Park or build a hotel on Cape Town’s Boulders Beach could become a reality – with Monopoly Mzansi. Toy company Hasbro has finally created a localised edition of the popular board game that includes 22 proudly South African locations, attractions and landmarks voted for by South Africans earlier this year.

“Monopoly Mzansi is a fantastic tourism product and an ideal keepsake as it proudly showcases the essence of South Africa and is a fair representation of all that South…
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Having been to Cape Town countless times, I thought I’d pretty much seen and done it all in the Mother City. But not since my varsity days have I actually bothered to really explore the city. On a recent visit to the swanky One&Only Cape Town, I was taken on a very clever Insta-Walk that offered me a taste of the city I would never have discovered by myself.

One&Only Cape Town

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De Grendel Restaurant wins at the 2016 World Luxury Restaurant Awards

Images courtesy of De Grendal

Images courtesy of De Grendel

De Grendel wines has strengthened its place as a leading name in the South African industry with its restaurant taking the Best Scenic Restaurant (Luxury Setting) in South Africa title at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2016.

The restaurant, which is located on the brand’s wine estate in Panorama, is known for its contemporary Cape cuisine.

“The unparalleled view of Table Mountain, as well as De Grendel farm, from the restaurant is what really sets us apart. The mountain…
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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: The Most Beautiful City on Earth

Cape Point. Image by Cape Town Tourism.

[In case you missed it] This beautiful 4K Drone video by Luke Maximo Bell highlights the dramatic beauty of Cape Town. It’s all mountains, oceans, endless dunes, city-scapes and the perfect visual salute to the majesty of the Mother City. The footage will make you want to pack your bags and book that flight immediately… (All copyright lies with the filmmaker Luke Maximo Bell).

A cocktail to celebrate Cape Town

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Named the world’s best food city at the Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards 2015/16, Cape Town officially has its own signature cocktail to honour its role as a travel hotspot.

Vítězslav Cirok – one of the top six bartenders chosen at the World Class Bartender of the Year Competition in 2015 – developed the cocktail after a visit to the Mother City. Cirok’s journey began at the renowned One&Only Cape Town, where Chef Reuben Riffel introduced him to local flavours, including lemon geranium – a…
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