The best Beaches in the Western Cape

It’s summertime and almost the start of the school holidays, meaning your local beaches are soon to be overcrowded with holidaymakers. While we all like to bask in the sun or frolic in the waves, it’s never fun having to compete for limited spaces on the beach or have people bumping into you while you’re trying to swim in the sea. To save you from these frustrations, we have compiled a list of beaches that are considered to be some of Western Cape’s pristine, ‘hidden gems’.
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Best Game Reserves in South Africa for your December Holiday

lionsThe festive season is almost upon us, and now is the time to start planning your end-of-year family vacation. Break away from your busy city living to escape to the roaming savannahs of South Africa’s largest, most diverse game reserves.
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Extreme Adventures in South Africa

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Occasionally, we need to escape our everyday lives with some heart-pummeling adventures. To help you breakaway from your mundane nine to five routine, we’ve come up with some of South Africa’s most extreme shenanigans bound to add a little spice and excitement into your life.
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South African water activities to prepare you for Summer

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South Africa, prepare yourselves as December is almost upon us, and with that comes extraordinary heat waves and all-round general discomfort. To save you from overheating, we suggest you slip into a pair of board shorts or a bikini and head down to these water parks, serene beaches and rivers.
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Pits stops to try out along the Garden Route

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Often described as one of South Africa’s most beautiful regions to amble through, the Garden Route is an incandescent treasure with many picturesque sites, photographic opportunities and is home to many ancient forests, rivers, long beach stretches and mountain ranges. To make your trip that much more unforgettable, we suggest you try out these little gems along the way – considered some of the region’s best kept secrets.
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Best Hiking Trails in the Western Cape


It’s time to swap out these jerseys and winter woolies for shorts and takkies. To commemorate the start of Summer, we suggest you take to the (many) mountain ranges and trails of the Western Cape for some good ol’ hiking. Whether you’re a known hiker or looking for some fresh air and exercise, we’ve gathered up some of best, most majestic hikes in the Western Cape.
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5 of the best kid’s activities in Joburg

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We know what it’s like when there’s nothing to do to entertain your children at home – especially when it’s a grizzly day outside – where mindless TV watching becomes the easiest way to placate your mini-me. To keep their brains from frying, we have found some of the most innovative kid-friendly activities bound to burn your child’s untapped energy supplies while teaching them a thing or two. Here’s what you can do in Johannesburg on the weekend:
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Win tickets to the Hop ‘n Vine Festival 2015

What could warm up a chilly winter’s day better than craft beer, craft wine and gourmet food?

The popular Hop ‘n Vine 2015 festival in Cape Town is on it’s way 31 July 2015 to chase away those winter blues and we have 5 double tickets to give away to some lucky Sleeping-OUT fans.

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Sutherland: A winter wonderland in the Karoo

The Karoo town of Sutherland is best known for two things, starry skies and snow. Situated in the heart of the Roggeveld region, almost 120 kilometres from Matjiesfontein and 4.5 hours drive from Cape Town, it is the perfect place to experience a ‘real winter’ in sunny South Africa.

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