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Copy of ca The Backpacker Intern at Antarctica

A most creative way of seeing the world

Backpacker Mark van der Heijden drops everything… and 750 job offers come pouring in, writes Nontando Mposo.

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KZN holds up decision on nudist beach

Intervention by the KZN government has delayed a decision on whether to approve SA's first official nudist beach.

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A geological wonder made for hikers

A day trip to the Thabela Thabeng Mountain Retreat with its stunning views, won’t disappoint, writes Nompi Vilakazi.

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Cycling Soweto’s history
March 2 2015 at 14:58

Taking in Soweto’s Struggle history is a breeze if you do it on a bike, as Helen Grange discovered.

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Transported to another world
March 2 2015 at 11:52

The Nan Hua Temple in Bronkhorstspruit is the largest Buddhist temple in Africa

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Get a taste of the Karoo
February 27 2015 at 16:41

An anti-fracking exhibition is a good time to take in the texture, sounds and colours of this magical place.

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Salty old dogs, new wave riders
February 25 2015 at 12:25

In the surfers’ lexicon, J-Bay is where it all began. Liz Clarke discovers that it still retains its rough-around-the edges vibe.

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Get a taste of life as a Randlord
February 25 2015 at 15:16

Gold Reef City has got the fun and games down pat, but the history lesson’s a real clincher, says Kevin Ritchie.

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A Fabz-ulous panacea for stress
February 24 2015 at 10:50

A hotel in Johannesburg's northern suburbs is the perfect retreat from modern-day living.

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Camps Bay beach comes out tops
February 23 2015 at 16:17

Online travel advisor’s commentators rate location, sand and child-friendly Cape beach as the top spot – again.

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Wheely good fun to be had at Spier estate
February 23 2015 at 15:58

You could also learn loads before you go hurtling along this impressive estate.

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Make your own beautiful blend
February 23 2015 at 15:58

Try Burger and Blend evenings at Spier wine estate on the first Saturday of every month to see if you could be a vintner

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Feel a world away at Coopmanhuijs
February 23 2015 at 10:52

Lazing beside the pool, listening to Billy Idol on the other side of a bustling street... magic moments are made of these.

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