Stellenbosch – First SA Town to offer Free Wi-Fi

Stellenbosch Ou Hoofgebou University Building

Stellenbosch will become the first town in South Africa to have the entire town under free Wi-Fi. After successfully providing free Wi-Fi to residents and students in the Stellenbosch city centre, the municipality has started rolling out its “internet connectivity …

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Mining on Wild Coast – a Potential for Disaster

Happy Cattle on a Wild Coast Beach

Having spent a very special few days walking along the very beautiful Wild Coast in South Africa, it is very distressing to read that the mining company, Transworld, has made a renewed application for mining rights. There are indeed significant …

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Overture Restaurant at Hidden Valley Wines

Overture Restaurant at Hidden Valley Terrace

We finally made it last night to Bertus Basson‘s famed Overture Restaurant at the Hidden Valley Winery. The setting is stunning but sadly, it was virtually dark when we arrived for dinner at 7pm – well it was April and …

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Wonderful walks in the Cape Town City Bowl

Cape Town Harbour

  We just love to walk when we are at Pembroke 403, our wonderful Cape Town luxury vacation base and it is a particular pleasure to be able to head off and walk without ever having to get into the cars. …

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Travel Diary: The South Africa Edition – Day 7 … – Luxury Travel Beat

Cape Town Design City

Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town Waterfront Now that my South Africa trip has just come to an end, I’m realizing that the biggest lesson I have learnt, one that I was not even remotely aware of, …

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Travelling rough and slow – Road Trip Cape Town to Namibia

Actor Tyrone Keogh

Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town Waterfront LONG ROUTE: My all time favourite holiday was a road-trip from Cape Town up the west coast all the way to Swakopmund in Namibia – Tyrone Keogh Interview Hunky Cape …

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Tour Time on the Waterfront

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by Tim Rolston, March 15, 2012 I recently did a historical walking tour of the V&A Waterfront, organised by the Chavonne Battery Museum. If, like me, you didn’t take a lot of notice of the Waterfront until it reinvented itself …

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‘Step into a World of Hedonistic Glamour – a Little Eccentric …

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Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town Waterfront The Alphen Boutique Hotel in Creative Cape Town, South Africa opened its doors last year after an extensive revamp. Not your typical 5-star hotel, a modern and playful twist has …

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Weekend Guide: Cape Town – Centurion Magazine

Cape Town Aerial View

Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town Waterfront CapeTown highlights, a weekend visit is possible! Reading this makes we want to go back  right now… Boasting of no medieval or cloud-brushing feats of architectural wonder, Cape Town was …

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Centenary Celebration of the Life and Work of Barbara Tyrrell

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IT’S artist and author Barbara Tyrrell’s birthday today. She turns 100. To mark the occasion an exhibition, Iqholo le Afrika — A Centenary Celebration of the Life and Work of Barbara Tyrrell, opens at the Iziko South African National Gallery in Cape …

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Wall Photos | Facebook

Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town WaterfrontCape Town Jazz Festival is a real international feast of the best in Jazz. Much to enjoy.Via www.facebook.com

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Shine A Little Light On Me | Cape Realty

Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town Waterfront Luxury Cape Town Travels to Slangkop · [Image]. I am not talking a mountain hike here but rather a vertical round-a-about climb to the top of Slangkop Lighthouse in Kommetjie. …

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Most Beautiful Places in South Africa | Overseas Travel and Leisure …

Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town WaterfrontMost Beautiful Places in South Africa: South Africa, the “World in one country” is offering you beautiful places to travel around. Table Mountain. The most popular tourist attraction in Cape Town …

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South Africa’s Wine Redemption

South Africa's Wine Redemption

22 January 2012 by Tomás Clancy Dr Eilis Cryan is on a one-woman mission to bring bespoke South African wine to Ireland   On February 2, 1659, Dutchman and physician Jan van Riebeeck noted in his diary that he had made …

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Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve – Eco-Tourism

Fynbos in Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve

  Fynbos in Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve Cape Nature has just launched its flagship self-catering eco-accommodation at the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Called Oudebosch, it has already received international aclaim with an international Holcim Award for sustainable construction. Natural materials were used in …

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