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Best ways to celebrate Mandela Day 2015

Mandela Day is coming up again, and as always, you are called to devote 67 minutes of you time – one minute for every year of Mandela’s public service – to a good cause.

July 18 every year – Nelson Mandela’s birthday – is recognised as International Mandela day, and people everywhere celebrate by acting on the idea that each person has the power to change the world.

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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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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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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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Romantic Spa getaways off the beaten track

Valentines Day provides the perfect opportunity to plan a romantic getaway for you and your significant other. These luxury Spas are just some of the hidden gems you can venture out to, to experience something a little different and off the beaten track. Make your Valentine’s weekend with your loved one something extra special this year!

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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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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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A guide to Guy Fawkes 2014

Remember, remember the 5th of November!
Wednesday is Guy Fawkes Day, and though the holiday has lost most of its political and religious meaning,  we still celebrate Guy Fawkes Day with fireworks and bonfires (a nod to what could have been had the Gun Powder Plot been successful).

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The best places to celebrate Halloween this year

Halloween is upon us!
The origins of Halloween are up for debate, some believe it’s based on a Gaelic harvest festival that marked the northern hemisphere’s change from autumn to winter and when the physical and spiritual worlds aligned. Others believe it be based on the Catholic holiday All Saints’ Day, where believers pay homage and collectively pray for the souls of their dearly departed.

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