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South Africa’s Best Luxury Game Lodges

by KeithBain July 2014 - last edited October

South Africa's Best Luxury Game Lodges

Options for safari accommodation in South Africa are virtually limitless, ranging from ultra-sumptuous luxury right the way through to overnight on-foot wilderness expeditions where you sleep on the ground. Here we select a few unforgettable luxury game lodges where you’ll be pampered and enjoy superlative levels of guiding.

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South African Fashion: An Insider's Guide

by Chantelle July 2014 - last edited September

South African Fashion: An Insider's Guide

There’s no better way of observing the influences and cultural trends of a country than through its fashion and style purveyors. Two of South Africa's most notable style bloggers reveal some of the trendiest haunts in Cape Town and Johannesburg for those eager to shop like a local.

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Ryan Sandes | The Toughest Ultra Marathons in the WorldFew people understand the liberating power of free running as well as Cape Town-based Ryan Sandes. With South Africa’s Comrades Marathon, one of the world’s most famous ultra-marathons, coming up on 1 June 2014, we take a look at the career of South Africa’s top trail runner.

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How to go Swimming with Penguins in Cape Town

by KeithBain February 2014 - last edited October

How to go Swimming with Penguins in Cape TownOne of Cape Town's biggest draws is the African penguin colony at Boulders, a pretty rock-fringed beach enclave at the edge of Simon's Town. It’s believed to be the only place in the world where you can effortlessly swim among penguins and possibly find them flopping onto your beach towel.

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Beyond the Braai | What's Hot on the Johannesburg Food SceneImpressions of Johannesburg as Africa’s economic powerhouse live large in the South African psyche. But the city’s cultural diversity also means that there’s wide-ranging culinary influence. To feel the pulse on the city’s dining scene, we spoke with two of its prodigious culinary stars, Andrea Burgener and Marthinus Ferreira, who each run award-winning restaurants in Johannesburg.

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Getting Physical: Cape Town's Sporting Challenges

by KeithBain January 2014 - last edited October

Getting Physical | Cape Town's Sporting ChallengesKnown for its ritzy beaches and effervescent party culture, fitness-obsessed Cape Town also hosts some of the world’s once-in-a-lifetime sporting challenges, and is ground zero for a number of water-based activities that are worth travelling for.

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