Top things to do in Durban this Winter

When you feel like escaping the winter chill, Durban is a perfect getaway. With average winter temperatures around 23 degrees – though often reaching high 20’s – and no rain or wind, it can hardly even be called winter! So break out your t-shirts and flip flops again and head to Durban for the winter holidays!

Here are some of the things you can see and do in Durban in winter:

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Top Dog Walking spots in Gauteng

Walking your dog daily is important for both it’s health and mental well-being, however, finding the right place to take your furry sidekick can be a challenge. Here are some suggestions for dog-friendly, safe and visually pleasing places to go for your daily walk!

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Mothers Day 2015

Mother’s Day is upon us this Sunday, 10 May, and presents the perfect opportunity to spoil the most important woman in all of our lives.If you don’t have plans yet, here are some ideas of where to go to make the day extra special for both you and your mom.

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Ideas for how to spend your long weekends

Long weekends are excellent opportunities to do the things that regular weekends are just that little bit too short for. With two coming up – Monday 27 April and Friday 1 May 2015 are both holidays – it’s time to start planning how to make the most of those precious mini holidays.
Here are a few ideas for what to do on your long weekends:

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Top 10 hiking spots in South Africa

With the weather cooling and winter just around the corner, it’s time to unpack your long sleeves and start planning some autumn activities.

Autumn is an ideal time to go hiking , as it isn’t too hot to be doing exercise outdoors and the changing  autumn landscape makes for fascinating scenery. Have a look at this list of some of the best hiking trails around S.A  for your next hiking trip!

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11 of the best fishing spots in South Africa

With a coastline of almost 3000 kilometres long, and numerous dams, lakes, rivers and streams, South Africa has plenty to offer for the fishing enthusiast. Since most fishing spots offer not only good fishing, but are set in gorgeous scenery and surroundings, they make great locations for weekend getaways.

Here are some of the best fishing spots around South Africa:

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Alternative ways to celebrate Easter this year

Easter is just a few days away and if you don’t have any plans yet but want to take advantage of the long weekend, here are some of the different events and activities happening around South Africa over Easter weekend.

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Tips for saving energy in your home

It’s officially Autumn and we can all feel the little chill in the air in the evenings and mornings. The cooler months of the year tend to be more energy-demanding as we heat up our homes and stay indoors more often. With this year’s load shedding schedule – even in the less demanding summer months – and more energy price hikes on the way, we should all be looking to decrease our energy consumption.

Here are some tips for saving energy in your home in the coming autumn and winter months.

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Celebrating Human Rights Day 2015

Human Rights Day is upon us, falling this year on Saturday 21 March 2015. This important national holiday serves as both a reminder of the happenings at the Sharpeville massacre, and as a celebration of South Africa’s commitment to democracy and equal rights.

Here is a round-up of some of the events happening around the country this Human Rights Day:

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Best places to have an Easter egg hunt

There is little that is more fun than a good ol’ Easter egg hunt, both for the kids doing the hunting and the adults who have a ball craftily hiding the eggs, and then watching in mirth as the kids scrounge for them. With Easter just around the corner, it’s time to start ‘hatching’ up a plan for the best Easter egg hunt ever!

If you live in apartment and don’t have the space or you are organising a party for a few kids, have a look at our ideas for public venues to hold a grand Easter egg hunt!

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