Monthly Archives: December 2014

Important dates for 2015

Say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015!
While we aren’t quite at the point of wearing automated clothing and travelling in flying cars and on hover boards as ‘Back to the future’ predicted we would be, it’s still a pretty exciting time to be alive! To help you better plan your year ahead, here is a handy guide to important dates for 2015:



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Still don’t know what to do for New Year’s eve?

It’s that time of year when everyone keeps asking “what are you doing for new years?”. If you don’t have a plan yet and you’re starting to panic at the thought of sitting at home watching re-runs, we’re here to help!

Here is a guide to some of the best events happening in and around South Africa for New Year’s Eve 2014:



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How to make your own Xmas wrapping paper

So, many of you probably know the comedic genius that is Suzelle DIY.

In addition to providing a good dose of Monday giggles, this video actually gives you some great tips for making your own unique Xmas wrapping paper!



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Where to spend Xmas in Cape Town

Xmas is just around the corner! If you haven’t made any plans for Xmas day yet and are starting to panic, neverfear, Sleeping-OUT is here to give you a nod in the right direction. Here are some of the special Xmas events and happenings around Cape Town – whether you are a local ‘staycationing’ or a visitor holidaying in the mother city:



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Fight the festive flab: accommodation with gyms

Are you worried about gaining festive flab over the holidays?

With all the eating, drinking and being merry going on, it’s little  wonder  that people tend to gain weight while on holiday but since Sleeping-OUT has 661 establishments with on-site gyms, you can now work out even when you are away on vacation!



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Reconsider South Africa

This inspiring video from South African Tourism will have you swelling with that South African Pride.

“When you #MeetSouthAfrica you’ll reconsider what you think you know”

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Travelling safely over the Festive season

South Africa has exceptionally high levels of road accidents, especially during the festive season when South Africans are travelling between cities and, sadly, drink and driving at festive parties.

In addition to the obvious aspects  like obeying the rules of the road, if you’re going to be driving during the festive season, here is a guide to ensuring the safety of you and your family:



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