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Stellenbosch is a world that revolves around wine, but while vino-loving adults can spend hours sipping their way through the 140 odd wine estates on the Stellenbosch Wine Route, it can get boring for kids (and designated drivers) who trudge alongside. So what makes a wine estate stand out from the rest? As a child […]

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There is no better way to spend an evening than with a glass of warming wine as the rain pours down outside. Here are the best pubs in Cape Town to enjoy a tasty meal along with a winter warmer of your choosing. 1. Dizzy’s Pub and Cigar Bar, Camps Bay Dizzy’s is the spot […]

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Earth Day 2014

by Roseanna McBain on 22 April, 2014 · 0 comments

Earth Day 2014

For those not in the know, Earth Day 2014 has arrived! This annual event is celebrated on 22nd April when people around the world gather together and raise awareness of the effects of pollution on the earth and to encourage the implementation of sustainable programs in their cities. Earth Day Beginnings Earth Day started in […]

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In celebration of Family Day, we asked some of the TravelGround and LekkeSlaap team to share memories of their favourite childhood hangouts. It may just inspire a special family outing or two… Annelene, Establishment Support We went to a farm in the Namaqualand every year. My grandfather taught us random facts about nature as there […]

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Oblivion Wine Bar

When it’s cold and rainy outside, what could be more enjoyable than a trivia evening spent indoors with good friends, hot drinks, and tasty food? Here are the best places to enjoy pub quiz in Cape Town: MONDAY Oblivion, Kenilworth Oblivion Wine Bar in Kenilworth offers a classic pub quiz evening every Monday. Grab a […]

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9 things to do in KZN via Oysterbox hotel

Gauteng is known for its winter safari options, and Cape Town offers wonderful wine farms, which means KwaZulu-Natal is often neglected in the cooler months … but with 320 days of sunshine a year on average, KZN is actually a fantastic destination all year round! If you’re heading there this autumn, and wondering what on […]

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The air is thick and warm, like honey, stirring the cicada’s shrill summer song that rises with the flickering waves of heat through the parched yellow grass. The distinct smell of wood that is only seconds away from catching alight lurks on the furnace breeze. It’s mid-summer in the Cape Winelands and the temperature is […]

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