Ruth Cooper
Refurbished Ritz Hotel and revolving Top of the Ritz restaurant, a new Cape Town must-do

Refurbished Ritz Hotel and revolving Top of the Ritz restaurant, a new Cape Town must-do[Ruth Cooper] The iconic Ritz Hotel best known for it 360° revolving restaurant which sits on the 23rd floor of the hotel like an akwardly landed spaceship, has been synonymous with the Seapoint skyline since the early 70s...

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Ilse van den Berg
Five must do activities when visiting Mauritius

Five must do activities when visiting Mauritius[Ilse van den Berg] Mauritius is not what I had expected. As our bus travelled from Mahebourg to Port Louis, the lush greens and palm trees reminded me of Port Shepstone...

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Ruth Cooper
Five outdoor adventure activities in Cape Town

Five outdoor adventure activities in Cape Town[Ruth Cooper] Cape Town is not only a bucket list destination for its good looks, world-renowned wine and food, and bustling creativity; the city also offers a bevvy of exciting and unusual adventure activities along its many coastlines and mountain passes.

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Brittany Hawkins
Five of the best safaris in and around Cape Town

Five of the best safaris in and around Cape Town[Brittany Hawkins] While most visitors will travel further afield for the iconic wildlife safari experience, what many don't know is that you don't need to go far from Cape Town to tick this incredible experience off your bucket list.

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Ruth Cooper
Five reasons to visit Walkersons Hotel & Spa in Dullstroom

Five reasons to visit Walkersons Hotel & Spa in Dullstroom[Ruth Cooper] The Walkersons Hotel & Spa, just 10km outside of Dullstroom, is a secluded estate situated on a beautiful nature reserve and nestled between rolling hills. A perfect location for some serious R&R.

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Angie White
Twelve things to love about the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

Twelve things to love about the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa[Angie White] The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa has long been revered as one of the most beautiful venues in Cape Town, aptly situated along the rocky Twelve Apostle-lined Atlantic coastline, and not lacking a dozen reasons to fall in love with everything about it...

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Ilse van den Berg
Tackling Tulbagh with tents and kids is child's play

Tackling Tulbagh with tents and kids is child's play[Ilse van den Berg] About 30 minutes out of Cape Town en route to Tulbagh, I look in the rearview mirror and see my sister's face, happily stuck between my two nephews on either side of her. But, we all know these moments don't last very long...

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Brian Berkman
AtholPlace is sensually stylish

AtholPlace is sensually stylish[Brian Berkman] When your chef has 'live to cook' tattooed down his forearm, the expectation of something delicious to eat is already set. Add to that reports that he worked in starred restaurants in Europe and at Ellerman House in Cape Town, Omar Koenen - the recently appointed head chef at AtholPlace Hotel & Villa in Johannesburg - has a pretty high bar to clear.

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Brian Berkman
Wild luxury at Madikwe Private Game Reserve

Wild luxury at Madikwe Private Game Reserve[Brian Berkman] Dead Leadwood trees stretch from the ground as an arthritic wrist might claw for the sky. These sculptural forms give the 75,000 ha Madikwe Private Game Reserve a haunting quality, particularly during the dry months.

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Brian Berkman
Relaxed vacationing in Plett

Relaxed vacationing in Plett[Brian Berkman] Aside from being green year-round, the Garden Route delivers a milder climate any time of the year and Plettenberg Bay or just Plett as locals know it has some of the best swimming beaches around.

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Kim Lawrence
An opulent view of the Radisson Blu

An opulent view of the Radisson Blu[Kim Lawrence] The Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton is situated in the heart of Johannesburg city's upscale business district - a prime location which is only minutes away from attractions such as Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City shopping centre and many restaurants.

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Brian Berkman
Aye-Aye captain for ship-shape stay in Hout Bay

Aye-Aye captain for ship-shape stay in Hout Bay[Brian Berkman] With the Sentinel looming large over the bay that is caressed by Chapman's Peak scenic drive, Hout Bay may be unique in its combination of curvaceous beach, working harbour and fish factories, exclusive enclaves and costly homes as well as a large informally housed community.

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Mareike Pietzsch
A road trip from the Garden Route to the Klein Karoo

A road trip from the Garden Route to the Klein Karoo[Mareike Pietzsch] As we hit the N12, we leave the Garden Route's cool breeze behind us. The last time I see the ocean is in George and I give it a wistful wave. I'm not sure what to expect from the Klein Karoo.

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Ruth Cooper
Feel at home at Paarl's Light House Boutique Suites

Feel at home at Paarl's Light House Boutique Suites[Ruth Cooper] Tucked away in the suburbs of Paarl, you will find The Light House Boutique Suites. A beautiful boutique hotel which is both charming and homely, yet incredibly luxurious and glamorous and all topped with personalised and attentive service.

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Ilse van den Berg
Magical memories with MSC in Mozambique

Magical memories with MSC in Mozambique[Ilse van den Berg] The speedboat glided effortlessly over the see-through water and slowed down as we entered the bay. Luckily we were on the first shipment out, so we had some time to get a good spot on the beach. Soon it would be crowded with almost all the Sinfonia passengers...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Radisson Red - Big Gig

Last week Radisson RED hosted The BIG GIG, to celebrate how successful the hotel has been since launching in September 2017.

Ronaldo, Saadiyah and Neil - Carlson Rezidor Group  Carl Wastie - KFM Presenter  Carl Wastie - KFM Presenter  Chad Saaiman  

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Jessica Tennant
Eat, shop, play in Knysna

Eat, shop, play in Knysna[Jessica Tennant] Somewhere about a one hour 40-minute flight from Johannesburg and a five-hour drive from Cape Town is a place said to be one of the most beautiful parts of the world.

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Boris Dzhingarov
How to claim if you're injured on holiday - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Accidental injury is the worst thing that can happen to you when you are abroad in an unfamiliar environment. Not only will you be far away from friends and family, you will have no access to your usual doctor or local hospital..

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Ruth Cooper
What to do and where to stay in Zanzibar

What to do and where to stay in Zanzibar[Ruth Cooper] The heat slams your entire body in a suffocating, damp caress as soon as you step out of the plane's air-conditioned coolness; immediately curling hair into little frizzy ringlets and dew-ifying the face. It's overwhelming for a Capetonian used to fresh sea breezes and dry heats - Jambo Zanzibar, there is no mistaking we have arrived upon your welcoming shores!

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Ruth Cooper
Five reasons to stay at Majeka House in Stellenbosch

Five reasons to stay at Majeka House in Stellenbosch[Ruth Cooper] Tucked away in the suburbs of Stellenbosch is Majeka House, a hidden oasis of luxury, filled with a lush garden, beautiful and uniquely styled rooms, exquisite dining, a glamorous spa and, oh yes, countless pigs.

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