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10 great reasons to stay at Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

          Fast speed internet – the first thing all guests ask for on arrival is the internet password.  And recently, a guest  was so chuffed with the speed here, he downloaded an App to check our speed – it was 8.6 megs. He was super-impressed. We can all cope better after [...]

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Pick of the week: a market a day

  A market a day keeps the doctor away … although it could add to the waist line and might not do your bank balance much good. If you want to avoid chain stores and same-old same-old bland international chic malls, it’s possible to shop until you drop at a different market in Jozi every [...]

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Pick of the Week: At last ‘our’ Horse returns home …

When I was out of town in April of this year and missed the screening of the HD movie shown at Cinema Nouveau of the live London National Theatre production of War Horse, I was deeply disappointed. So I am like a kid in the proverbial candy store knowing that I will soon add to [...]

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New immigration regulations – Three questions for ‘the Tourism Terminator’ …

Dave Marsh writes in  South African Tourism Update:  They are calling Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, the Tourism Terminator. Unmoved by the evidence and growing alarm in the travel and tourism sectors about new immigration regulations, he has just reaffirmed in a joint statement with Derek Hanekom, Minister of Tourism, that they will be introduced almost unchanged [...]

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But we don’t have any geese …. ?

  If you want to escape Joburg  while never leaving it – try the Peach Café at Camdeboo farm. Tucked away in the middle of suburbia, a mere 3km from the mayhem of Fourways Mall and the frenetic concrete highway, is a rustic small holding with sheep and geese and, in season, peaches for the [...]

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