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Cape Town Hotels With The Best Mountain Views

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To those that live here, it was no surprise that Cape Town was voted as the number one city to visit in 2014 by the New York Times. With the royal blue Atlantic Ocean lapping at the feet of one of the most iconic mountain ranges in the world, it’s hard to imagine otherwise. Trying Read More

Our Top 7 Romantic Weekend Getaways in Africa

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What is more romantic than a stroll down a perfectly white beach with not a soul in sight and the waves crashing at your feet? Africans have a deep affinity for a love story. At many places in Africa (from restaurants to safari lodges) when the staff get wind of a honeymoon couple or a Read More

Richard Branson’s New Hotel in the Cape Winelands

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Sir Richard Branson is one of the best-loved and most recognisable personalities in the world today, as well as one of the most respected and successful entrepreneurs. Branson started his first business at the tender age of 16, and since then has not slowed down. By far his most successful endeavour to-date is the Virgin Read More

Kirstenbosch Tree Canopy Walkway Opened In Cape Town

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Cape Town’s beloved Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens has welcomed another addition to its horticultural family – the Tree Canopy Walkway. Officially opened on 17 May this year, the walkway celebrates 100 years of the gardens’ existence. This steel and timber creation overlooks some of the most impressive collections of indigenous flora in the region and also Read More

Gansbaai and False Bay: The Best Places To See Great White Sharks and Orcas in South Africa

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The waters around South Africa are internationally recognised as being hotbeds of marine activity, with places like False Bay and Gansbaai renowned for Great White Shark activity, while Hermanus enjoys a fantastic whale watching season. All of these are just a short drive away from Cape Town, and provide the perfect day excursion from your base Read More

Exclusive Use Villas: Our Top 5 Picks

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Travelling with a family or in a small group justifies booking a whole villa that is exclusively dedicated to your party. These self-contained properties are fitted with the finest in security, exclusivity and luxury. For those fortunate enough to stay in these exclusive villas, there’s nothing more satisfying when travelling in Africa than your own Read More

Cape Town Honours Nelson Mandela

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The City of Cape Town has recently installed a popup tribute to the iconic Mr Nelson Mandela – South Africa’s first democratically elected President – honouring the former statesman and his longtime affiliation with the city. Situated in Cape Town’s Civic Centre, the exhibition is hugely informative whilst still being visually appealing and inspirational. Containing Read More