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Grahamstown – Major City

Known as the home of Rhodes University, and the host of one of the country’s longest running and major arts festivals – the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown is a definite must visit. It is lesser known that this lovely town is part of a extremely diverse ecological region in South Africa, with thousands of hectares devoted to nature and game conservation. Grahamstown is also known as ‘City of Saints’ due to the plethora of churches. It a beautiful  little town with a bunch of stunning old buildings and museums.

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Where to go for Easter weekend?

Easter weekend is upon us and it is such a fun holiday. The kids get to enjoy it as well as the grownups. How about making this Easter weekend a special one by going away with the family and seeing a different stunning part of the country?

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Greyton, a hidden Gem

Greyton is a small town in the Overberg area in the Western Cape, South Africa. It is truly a gem and an extremely well-kept secret. Due to the fact that Greyton is due for some serious recognition I’m going to go into a little more detail about this awesome little town.

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Richtersveld Transfrontier Park – > Botswana to Namibia to Richtersveld

The Richtersveld Transfrontier Park is a national park like no other. For miles and miles there are nothing but half-human plants and sand. Rarely will you see another person and if you do it is far beyond the horizon, yet somewhere between these miles of nothing, the best fauna and flora can be found.

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Valentine`s day in the bush

Valentine`s Day is upon us and nothing says romance better than the African bush. You do not need to be a hopeless romantic to score some major points. From fine dining to rustic bush. We are naming the quite different yet equally romantic places to take your partner this valentine`s day or any other day for that matter (it`s always a good time to escape to the bush).

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The Botswana camping experience -> Botswana to Namibia to Rigtersveld Part one

Africa is an extremely vast and diverse continent with the main attraction obviously being the wildlife. Humans and people live in peace together (sort of) and share this amazing piece of earth. To truly experience this you have to go where other dare not. There were the animal has the upper hand. There where you are unplug from society but plugged into nature. Take the road less travel. Take one of Africa`s best road trips.

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Awesome museums in SA

South Africa is extremely rich in not only, minerals and culture, but history as well. So much has happened and so much is yet to happen. South Africans take pride in our history and the struggles we have had to endure and because of this everything was very well documented. We don`t have to fight in wars or be slaves to experience history, we can just stroll through intricate isles in beautiful old buildings and learn all about it.

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Sodwana Bay – a true sanctuary

In Kwazulu-Natal there’s a place surrounded by jungle. Where the Somango Monkeys hang around in the tree tops. Where the banded mongooses scurry around down below. Where the deep dark ocean is part of a new spectacular world. A place where you can be nothing but content. A place called Sodwana Bay.

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Favourite Small Towns in South Africa

Another long weekend is upon us! What to do, what to do? Luckily South Africa is jam-packed with awesome small towns that are begging to be visited! Here’s a couple of great options.

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