Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Winelands Bridal Fair 2017

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Some girls (and boys) dream about their wedding from a young age, to have a beautiful and memorable day with friends and family to celebrate the love you have with your partner, it truly is a magical experience. However, one does not realize all the stresses associated with this occasion, from finding the right dress, reliable caterers and a wedding cake to rival all others, to venues, bridesmaids, florists and always a touch of drama, the task can be quite a daunting one too. One might experience the age old “Monster Bride” when all these become too overwhelming to handle, but if you have exhausted those Bridal Magazines, and need new ideas to bring out the best in your wedding, the Winelands Bridal Fair is definitely the event for you.

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The Devastating Knysna Fires

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As most of you are aware, there are currently massive fires raging across Knysna and Plettenberg Bay at the moment and are causing a huge amount of damage. These wild fires have decimated houses, nature and heartbreakingly some of the establishment listed with us. This has caused utter chaos along the Garden Route and more than 10 000 people have been evacuated.  The fires are being fanned by the winds of the devastating storm (#capestorm) that has hit the Western Cape, the largest it has seen in 30 years. It has been reported by The Citizen News outlet that 5 people have already lost their lives due to this catastrophe, and that 30 fires are still raging across the town.

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Winter Festivals and Markets around South Africa

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When I think about winter, the first thing that pops in my head are, warm nights at home, in front of the fire with comfy blankets. It goes well for the first couple of days, but then the boredom sets in. If you are like me and like to be out and about, without the weather affecting your mood, we have compiled a list of fun winter festivals and markets around South Africa to warm you up and lift you out of that comfort zone, and off to explore!

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