Category: Experiences

Exploring Soweto with Intrepid Travel

Exploring Soweto with Intrepid Travel It had been some time since my last visit to Soweto, so when I received an invitation to join Intrepid Travel and other members of the media on a tour there, I looked forward to returning. We gathered at the Voco Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg, then boarded the Intrepid Travel […]

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14 Best Things To Do In Durban with kids

Looking for the best things to do in Durban? Read on... Durban is the largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third largest city in South Africa. It is known for its beautiful beaches, warm weather, and vibrant culture. There are many things to do in Durban with children or without them, making […]

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A Tour of Soweto with the City Sightseeing Bus

A Tour of Soweto I’ve been playing tourist in my city. I explored Johannesburg from the top of the City Sightseeing Bus then I went on a tour of Soweto with them to visit South Africa’s largest, and most vibrant township. It is where some of South Africa’s most historic events took place and home to […]

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A picnic at Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden

A picnic at Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden "A garden must combine the poetic and the mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy.” Luis Barragan The Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden is not something one would expect to see in the greater Johannesburg area. Situated below the dramatic, 200-metre-high cliffs of the Roodekrans Ridge in the […]

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Signature High Tea by Just Teddy at The Winston Hotel

Signature High Tea by Just Teddy at The Winston Hotel A drool-worthy collaboration between two bespoke brands, The Winston Hotel and Just Teddy Fine Boulangerie & Pâtisserie, has resulted in a high tea experience with a curated menu that will raise the bar in the high tea sector to new heights. We attended the media […]

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OR Tambo International Airport lounges - 2 reviews

OR Tambo International Airport lounge reviews Spending long hours at the airport can be frustrating, but long waits are made infinitely easier with airport lounges. Airport Lounges offer one a comfortable sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the airport as well as snacks and drinks. We visited two lounges at OR Tambo International Airport. Slow […]

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Things to do in Johannesburg - Lindfield House

Lindfield House I first heard about Lindfield House, when in a temporary bout of boredom, I went onto the Tripadvisor app and searched for “Things to Do Near Me”. I was surprised to find a Victorian house listed as one of the top attractions in Johannesburg, within 10 km from my house. I mentally filed […]

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The Gautrain : Advantages and disadvantages

What you need to know about The Gautrain Firstly, I must apologise that this post is delayed – by over a decade. In my defence though, I didn’t have a blog then. I began writing around that time but it was for other websites. The Gautrain began operating in June 2010 just in time for […]

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A visit to Constitution Hill

A visit to Constitution Hill “They told you that your life was over beyond this gate.” Nolundi Ntamo. Pass offender. (1980) Constitution Hill is a historic site in Johannesburg, renowned for its significance in the country's struggle for democracy. This iconic location once housed a notorious prison where political activists, including Nelson Mandela, were incarcerated […]

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