Author Archives: Tanya Crawford

Winter Activities for Kids around Cape Town

Kids at aquarium- Winter activities for Kids around Cape Town

Some parents see the school holidays as a mini torture with constant mumblings of “Mom i’m Booored!” or “There is never anything for us to do!” we have come up with a few ways to help you out and eliminate the boredom. With winter fast approaching and school holidays just around the corner, this is the perfect time to plan some activities to keep the kids busy on those (hopefully) rainy and cold days.

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Top 6 Heritage Sites around South Africa to visit this Freedom Day

Freedom day - 6 Heritage Sites around South Africa to visit this Freedom Day

Freedom day is celebrated on the 27th of April in South Africa to remember the first post-apartheid elections held on that day in 1994. These elections were the first non-racial national elections where everyone of voting age from any race group were allowed to vote. Previously, under the oppressive apartheid regime, non-whites had only limited rights to vote, making this the starting point of the new South Africa we love today. To celebrate this milestone we have compiled a list of interesting places to visit in South Africa that explores its intricate political past.

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DiningCity Presents: Restaurant Week South Africa 2017 The Autumn Edition

DiningCity Presents: Restaurant Week 2017 The Autumn Edition

Celebrate the flavours of Autumn with Restaurant Week South Africa 2017! Sleeping-OUT have partnered up with KLM Dutch royal airlines, UberEATS, StreetSmart and, the creators and brain behind this project, DiningCity to bring you Restaurant Week 2017 the Autumn Edition. As the official partner of Restaurant Week, Sleeping-OUT offers you the privilege of booking your seats from TODAY, while the rest of South Africa will only have that opportunity from 31 March 2017, all you have to do is visit the Restaurant Week website click here and book the restaurant of your choice, on the list provided, using the VIP code: SLEEPINGOUTVIP

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Amazing Adventure Tours around South Africa

magoebaskloof canopy MAIN-Amazing Adventure Tours around South Africa

South Africa is a beautiful country with so much to offer, landscapes littered with majestic mountain ranges, some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, unique wildlife, fauna and flora, it is truly a magnificent country filled with the possibility of adventure. From the rolling hills of the Eastern Cape to the rocky terrain of the Drakensberg one cannot help but take a step back and admire its beauty, this is why people from all over the world are drawn here to experience this taste of Africa. Guided tours are the best way to take in the history, culture and find the best spots to take in the view. We have compiled a list of alternative adventure tours to best experience this beautiful country from another perspective, some of them have a touch of adrenaline!

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5 ‘Secret’ Beaches in South Africa

 

Main Beach - 5 Secret beaches in South Africa

With all the hustle and bustle that summer brings to the beautiful coasts of South Africa, many yearn for the calm tranquillity of a holiday on a scenic beachfront. However with South Africa being a top tourist destination, calm, quiet beaches become less frequent. But, if you are looking for beautiful beach days without to many prying eyes, we have compiled a list of 5 “secret” (or lesser known)  beaches to visit in South Africa.

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Top 5 Scenic Mountain Bike Routes in the Western Cape

Mountain Biking - Top 5 Scenic Mountain Bike Routes in the Western Cape

The sport of Mountain biking has grown in previous years in South Africa. Us as humans are always looking for fun ways to keep fit and incorporate nature, this has led to Mountain biking becoming more popular, especially in the Western Cape. And with hundreds of routes to choose from in the province alone, we are spoilt for choice. We have thus compiled a list of what we believe to be the most scenic routes around the Western Cape to not only enjoy this energizing sport, but take in the beauty of nature.

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5 Alternative Cinema Experiences in South Africa

people-at-cinema - 5 Alternative Cinema experiences in South Africa

This is definitely one for all the movie lovers out there, to explore new ways of experiencing “going to the cinema” in a new light. With the festive season and school holidays finally here we have been exploring new twists on old favourites, in this case, going to the cinema with your family. We have compiled a list of 5 alternative cinema experiences for South Africans for this festive season that will reignite your love for movies.

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7 Innovative Ways to Save Water at Home

Water -7 Innovative Ways to Save Water

With the worrying decline of South Africa’s water resources and the heat of an African Summer approaching, we as South Africans need to stand together to assist in saving water. Every little bit counts! Not only will saving water benefit the country as a whole, it can also benefit you personally. We have compiled a list of innovative ways to save and manage your water usage at home.

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Top 7 Swimming Spots in the Western Cape

Children Swimming - Top 7 Swimming Spots in the Western Cape

With the heat of summer brewing and School Holidays looming, this is the perfect time to check out the Best Swimming Spots around the Western Cape. Not a fan of ocean swimming? Don’t worry! We have compiled a list of a variety of places to cool off. We have focused on fun swimming spots that don’t involve swimming freely in the ocean, but rather dams, rivers, tidal and rock pools around the Western Cape.
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