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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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Liz at Lancaster: ‘one of the most sought after & memorable destinations in Johannesburg’

Liz and her team are proud of the accolades from the AA Assessor .  Our service standards are recognized as ‘a benchmark in the industry’  which is high praise indeed. The full report follows below: Check-in Once again, Liz at Lancaster is ranked #1 on Trip Advisor in a category comprising some 230 other establishments [...]

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Pick of the week- a Dlala Nje ‘immersion’

Drinking tea and coffee while gathered in a funky 2 bed-roomed 52nd-floor apartment (granite topped kitchen counter tops, tiled floor, the north winter sun streaming in through expansive windows),  it is hard to match this with the dystopian scene that hits us as when we descend to the deepest basement level in the core of [...]

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