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Eat Naan and Curry On at Punjab Express

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We're not typically curry diners, I have never learned to make curry at home, and when we do eat out we typically frequent restaurants that serve pizzas, pastas, fish, steak or burgers. A few weeks ago on a chilly evening I craved a good curry and rice like I remembered having in Durban. We ordered takeout curry from a restaurant I won't name, I having a vegetarian option and my fiancé a lamb curr...
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Cape Town Pass Launches at Hotel Verde

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Friday 2nd September 2016 saw the launch of Cape Town Pass at Hotel Verde, Africa's Greenest Hotel. Partners and tourism delegates attended for the revealing of the platform that is designed for convenience for local and international travellers visiting Cape Town, and to showcase the best of the regions offerings. Cape Town Pass is a convenient way to experience the city's attractions with...
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Feel Good Fridays at Erinvale Hotel’s Skelligs Pub

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What a treat it was to spend the night at Erinvale Hotel to enjoy the start of their new #FeelGoodFridays themed evenings. The hotel grounds are tranquil and immaculately kept, with some wonderful opportunities to relax and explore. Our family suite was spacious and elegantly turned out with everything needed for a comfortable stay. Our Travelling Media crew were in attendance for the first...
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Taste Sensations on the Devon Valley Detour

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Exploring the Devon Valley Detour A gorgeous spring morning dawned in anticipation of the Travelling Media team meeting at the Devon Valley Hotel. Our mission was to embark on a morning of savouring the brew of the Devon Valley Detour. After a quick bite to eat to provide a little lining for all the beer and wine we were about to taste, the team piled into the hotel van to be transported to our v...
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Hermanus – When the Whales Don’t Come Out to Play

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Hermanus On Tour #HOT Our team of  bloggers, social media marketers and video journalists descended upon Hermanus to experience the Fynarts Festival 2015 and to discover just how much there is to do when the whales don’t come out to play. It seems our goal was supported by the weather as we were set to start our tour with a boat trip from Gansbaai to view the whales, but due to strong winds, this...
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Elgin Valley – More than Apples

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Little over a week ago if you had asked me “What is in Elgin?” my answer would have been short: Apples, and the best pies from Peregrine Farm Stall. Elgin, after all, is known as the home of Appletiser and produces 60% of the apples grown in South Africa. But that was last week… now I know that the Elgin Valley’s treasures are vast and varied. METRORAIL | HGTS | SOCIALLY UNFORGETTABLE In a p...
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Once a Year, Go Someplace You’ve Never Been

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There is something to be said for going places you’ve never been. There is the anticipation of wondering what you will find, the curiosity in learning more about the differences between where you come from and where you’re going, and the joy in finding commonalities and that in some ways everything is connected. Exploring new places and experiencing different ways of life doesn’t need to involv...
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Day 1 | A Day with the Faeries

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We are on the road... I got up early and started my work at 6 am and was done by 8:45. By the time we were dressed and packed, and had filled the car, we were on the road at 10:30.  Today was a beautiful day, the sun was shining, everything was bright. We drove along Melkbos beach to say goodbye, and to our mountain as well. Going up Sir Lowry's a truck stalled in front of us and we, and others ...
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Heidelberg | Blue Crane Farm Shop

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Travelling from Cape Town to the Garden Route provides opportunity to explore the many interesting farm stalls along the way. One such place is the Blue Crane Farm Shop, three kilometres before Heidelberg on the Cape Town side. Set in beautiful farm surroundings, it is a peaceful stop to stretch your legs after a few hours on the road and grab a bite to eat before continuing your journey. The inte...
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