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Do something different this Women’s Day

Little known fact, we celebrate Women’s Day on the 9th of August in South Africa to commemorate when women marched together against the pass laws in 1956. In the bigger picture, Women’s Day celebrates the role women have played in building South Africa. Instead of celebrating in the typical way – a languorous lunch or high tea with your girlfriends – why not do something a little different and more in keeping with the spirit of Women’s Day this year?




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Whale Watching in South Africa

whale tail - whale watchingWith the end of May hurtling towards us, it might be time to start discussing the South African whale watching season. Through-out the year whale watching in South Africa will lead to sightings of species like Bryde’s, Humpback and Orca whales but the jewel in South Africa’s marine crown is, without a doubt, the endangered Southern right whale. (more…)

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7 Activities and Things to Do in Hout Bay


Activities in Hout Bay

Having anticipated your holiday for who knows how long, you have finally arrived at your accommodation in Hout Bay. You pause a moment to scratch your head, and ponder what you might do with all this free time you’ve been saving up at work. But not for long as the wonders of Hout Bay will reveal themselves to you in no time. To speed up the process though, read on.

Here follows a list of the top 7 must-do activities that Hout Bay has to offer the visitor. (more…)

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Birds’ Eye View: A Paragliding Experience

Birds’ Eye View A Paragliding Experience











I admit it. I’m scared of heights. My whole life I have shied away from adrenaline activities which involve leaping (stupidly!) off cliff-faces and from aeroplanes. I am happy to go canyoning, provided the jump is not more than 4 meters. I’m kinda hopeless. Knowing this about myself, it was somewhat surprising to hear my mouth responding in the affirmative when someone propositioned me with a paraglide flight.

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The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront: Attractions Galore


The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

So you’ve just arrived in Cape Town, armed with your city-guide and in awe of the famous Table Mountain. It is unsurprising that you may be feeling slightly overwhelmed by the array of activities available to you. However, never fear. Cape Town’s own one-stop tourism shop, the ambient Victoria and Alfred Waterfront is the perfect spot to get you started.

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