The best sundowner spots in Joburg

The city offers many various types of decks for those who enjoy a bit of a view amongst the company of friends.

An invite popped into my inbox from the folks at Tsogo Sun. What seemed like a simple slow day of afternoon sundowners and snacks, with a group of fellow industry people, turned out to be an absolute treat and exploration adventure of Joburg.

The best sundowner spots in Joburg
The best sundowner spots in Joburg

The best sundowner spots in Joburg

The city offers many various types of decks for those who enjoy a bit of a view amongst the company of friends.

Africa’s Travel Indaba brought forward due to clash with national elections

Africa’s Travel Indaba brought forward due to clash with national elections

This comes after the president announced last week that elections would take place on May 8.
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The 10 most congested cities in the world

Cars are driving into neighborhoods which were designed for horses and walking.
International organisations petition Mnangagwa over human rights abuses

International organisations petition Mnangagwa over human rights abuses

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Limpopo malaria risk area now includes Makhado

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This cruise suite features a R2.6m bed and is probably bigger than your home

This cruise suite features a R2.6m bed and is probably bigger than your home

One feature includes a glass-enclosed solarium that offers guests a captain’s view of their ports of call.
5 date night destinations not just for February

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The intimate setting at Jozini Tiger Lodge & Spa is ideal for couples.
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The 10 best hotels in the world for 2019

The 10 best hotels in the world for 2019

The European rankings is largely monopolised by Italian, Turkish and Greek getaways.
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The 10 best hostels for solo travellers of 2019

Is a backpacking trip on the horizon for you this year?
Artists, politicians mourn African music giant Oliver Mtukudzi

Artists, politicians mourn African music giant Oliver Mtukudzi

Mtukudzi also worked with the late Hugh Masekela, who died on the same day last year. He also worked with Black Mambazo.
Cape Town tourism on the mend after decline partly caused by drought

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A hotel employee arrested after a window she was cleaning fell onto a busy Hong Kong street and killed a tourist was released on bail Tuesday as investigators try to work out what caused the fatal tragedy.
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A giant container ship sailing under a suspension bridge; Chinese cemeteries as densely packed as the housing blocks their occupants once lived in; lush rows of paddy fields — aerial shots offer a whole new perspective on Hong Kong.
Why local celebs love Durban

Why local celebs love Durban

The secret is out: the coastal city takes the top spot when it comes to local travel, and even celebrities are taken aback by what it has to offer
‘Total internet shutdown’ in Zimbabwe – provider

‘Total internet shutdown’ in Zimbabwe – provider

Zimbabwe imposed a “total shutdown” of the internet on Friday, a major provider told customers, after protests early this week triggered a ruthless security crackdown.
Offbeat, quirky travel experiences to book in 2019

Offbeat, quirky travel experiences to book in 2019

Dress up as either Mario or Luigi and hit the real streets of Tokyo on a route that zips past famous landmarks.
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10 dream destinations for an extended sabbatical stay

Goa in India has long been famed as the ultimate destination to find yourself.
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You can spend three months living in an Italian village for free

Applicants will learn Italian during their trip and also need to demonstrate their commitment to contribute to village life.
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KNP clocks 190k visitors during festive season

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Buses, airlines cancel trips to and from protesting Zimbabwe

Buses, airlines cancel trips to and from protesting Zimbabwe

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For R1.4m, you can travel to the ocean floor and behold the Titanic wreckage

For R1.4m, you can travel to the ocean floor and behold the Titanic wreckage

The trip isn’t for the traveller who expects to be wined, dined and coddled.
SA Express resumes flights from Cape Town to Bloem and Namibia

SA Express resumes flights from Cape Town to Bloem and Namibia

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Top 10 wine getaways of 2019

Top 10 wine getaways of 2019

The list balances classic, famed regions with emerging, insider gems that have yet to be discovered.
Singapore eco-tourism plan sparks squawks of protest

Singapore eco-tourism plan sparks squawks of protest

Singapore is creating a vast eco-tourism zone in a bid to bring in more visitors, but environmentalists fear the development will damage natural habitats and are already blaming it for a series of animal deaths.
The 10 best places to retire overseas

The 10 best places to retire overseas

Retirees should consider their priorities when shopping for a new home.

 

 

 

 

 

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