The best “adventurer” apps you need on your Android smartphone

The best “adventurer” apps you need on your Android smartphone Some people travel to international destinations for business; some travel to get away from technology for a while; and others travel in order to put their favourite bits of tech to good use. If you fall into the latter category, perhaps you should invest in […]

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An awesome ski adventure on your doorstep

An awesome ski adventure on your doorstep South Africa is known for her gloriously hot summers and mild and moderate winters – during which some of our ocean waters are known to still be warm enough to swim, scuba dive, and snorkel in. When thinking about southern Africa, you think balmy afternoons, mosquito-repelling candles, sundowners, […]

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Trek through Hawaan Forest

The property market has slowed, but that hasn’t stopped Durban’s growth as a busy economic hub of KwaZulu-Natal. Local residents see more and more buildings going up and changing the face of not only Durban’s CBD, but also the Golden Mile and the more popular holiday areas like Umhlanga Rocks. On each visit, you’ll see […]

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Kimberley’s colourful past: The Big Hole

What’s so interesting about a big hole in the ground? It doesn’t matter that the Big Hole in Kimberley in the Northern Cape Province is filled with nothing but history and some cobalt-coloured water – it’s the stuff that came out of that hole that made it so famous. Kimberley’s original diamond mine was dug […]

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Learn to scuba dive

Learn to scuba dive You’d think that the desire to scuba dive would be reserved for coastal holidays at the Thonga beach lodge and oceanside visits, but in actual fact, scuba diving is very popular in land-locked cities in South Africa. There are a number of dive centres in Johannesburg, so if you’re looking for […]

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The beautiful Howick Falls in Pietermaritzburg

KwaZulu-Natal is well known for a variety of good reasons, not least of which is its natural features. It is little wonder that tourists are willing to fight tooth and nail to secure a spot at places the Thonga Beach Lodge in the Isimangaliso Wetlands Park. There are, however, other places in the province that […]

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In for a thrill? Try one of Gold Reef City’s rides

In for a thrill? Try one of Gold Reef City’s rides The New Year rang in some big changes my friends and I needed to make – lose the fear and embrace the adventure. That’s the bottom line. We’re a group of six and we all agreed that it’s time to stop being so apprehensive […]

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Top 3 adrenaline rushes in Jozi

Top 3 adrenaline rushes in Jozi This was a tough decision to make, but I’m leaving Johannesburg to go live in Durban with my fiancé. I told him that as a “last goodbye” to my hometown, Jozi, I wanted go on all the thrilling excursions that make Johannesburg equally adventurous as it is dangerous and […]

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Go for a big swing at the Moses Mabhida Stadium

Go for a big swing at the Moses Mabhida Stadium So you thought you’d heard enough about stadiums, railways, freeway upgrades and soccer when FIFA departed from South African shores in 2010? Wrong! The new stadiums that were built weren’t just for the soccer, but provide for a whole bunch of other cool tourism stuff. […]

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Ratanga Junction Theme Park: Have you got the guts?

Ratanga Junction Theme Park: Have you got the guts? If you’re looking for Cape Town activities that are above the norm (literally) and may very well have your heart in your throat, then take a step in the direction of Ratanga Junction. The colourful frames of hair-raising rollercoasters create a steely imprint on the horizon […]

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