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Ten things to do with bored kids this holiday


Tired of hearing “I’m bored” and “there’s nothing to do”? Or are you feeling guilty seeing  your kids spending their holidays in front of the TV or computer every day? Well, the school holidays are not over just yet and there is still time to save the day. Here are a few ideas for cool things to do before the kids go back to school – whether you are just at home or visiting another city.



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9 of South Africa’s Best Markets

Markets in South AfricaIn South Africa, markets come in all manner of guises, from foodie-focused affairs to fresh produce and design-orientated dos. Here is our selection of the country’s most well-established markets – all of which have a local-is-lekker attitude and promise a chilled morning (or afternoon or evening) of shopping, browsing and munching. (more…)

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Three of the Best Small Nature Reserves in Cape Town

Cape Town nature reservesCape Town is one of the most scenic cities in the world, surrounded by beaches, mountains and vineyards. It makes sense then that if you are in the area, you should get out and experience the natural side of Cape Town. However, given the abundance of nature reserves in and around Cape Town, we have selected 3 of the best small nature reserves in Cape Town to get you started. (more…)

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Darling Made Me Do It – A Road Trip to Darling

Darling graffiti‘Just where are we headed to now? You do know that we passed the turn-off a good couple of kilometres back?’ These are the words that are inevitably spoken en route to Darling when I’m the designated driver. And they’re usually uttered a few kilometres outside of Malmesbury. It seems that despite (or perhaps because of?) always getting lost on this particular route, it is a firm favourite of mine. (more…)

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Things to Do in Cape Town to Celebrate Africa Day 2013

THings to do in Cape Town on Africa DayAfrica Day is upon us and yet many don’t even know it exists.  Here is a run down followed by some ways to celebrate.

The Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union or simply the AU) came into existence on the 25th of May 1963, and while this date is still celebrated, Africa Day has come to mean so much more. (more…)

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