Events and Things to Do in South Africa

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The Romance of Rail

The Romance of Rail

'The most luxurious train in the world' and my most recent, favourite South African discovery, Rovos Rail, just shot straight to the top of my bucket list of dreams.

by Rebecca 23/06/2015

The Truth About Coffee and the Universe

The Truth About Coffee and the Universe

Why be just a coffee roaster when you can be a science café, a bar, a yoga studio and a market?

by Rebecca 17/06/2015

Madame Zingara is coming for you...

Madame Zingara is coming for you...

Step inside the world of Madame Zingara, a travelling 'Moulin Rouge meets Cirque du Soleil' dinner theatre experience inside an antique, mirrored 'Big Top'.

by Rebecca 09/06/2015

Mulled wine is for life, not just for Christmas

Mulled wine is for life, not just for Christmas

Across parts of South Africa there's a slight nip in the air and the evenings are drawing in - time to light a log fire, warm up the gluwein and sing some Christmas carols...?

by Rebecca 01/06/2015

New Immigration Regulations

New Immigration Regulations

The South African Department of Home Affairs have recently published an 'easy to follow' brochure explaining all the new requirements for parents travelling with children.

by Rebecca 19/05/2015

Bushfire - Bring your fire!

Bushfire - Bring your fire!

Calling all free-spirited, music-loving culture vultures and festival groupies. Get ready for Glastonbury, Africa-style.

by Rebecca 13/05/2015

A Rainy Day in Cape Town

A Rainy Day in Cape Town

It can't be helped, occasionally its going to rain when you're on holiday. What to do in Cape Town when the heavens open.

by Rebecca 30/04/2015

To market, to market...

To market, to market...

Vibrant, inviting, relaxed, social, community-driven, fun, local, organic, fresh, eclectic, genuine, entertaining and authentic. You won't find that combination at the mall.

by Rebecca 27/04/2015

Wine Flies when you're with a Wine Lord

Wine Flies when you're with a Wine Lord

'Weird, wonderful and uniquely South African', even without the wine they sounded exactly like our kind of people.

by Rebecca 20/04/2015

Tripping out in Tankwa, Karoo

Tripping out in Tankwa, Karoo

I can't be the only one who thinks it sounds like great fun to wear fancy-dress and face paints, surrounded by mind-bending installations and performance art, whilst camping in the middle of a semi-arid wilderness...

by Rebecca 09/04/2015

  
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