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City Escapes: Kaveshan Chetty explores East London

City Escapes: Tamika Doubell explores Port Elizabeth

We recently encouraged our readers to get out there and explore their own cities as a tourist would – to see the sights that we forget are just at our doorstep when we’re caught up in the humdrum continuum of ‘real life’… Based in Cape Town, but originally a PE local, Tamika Doubell jumped at the [...]

Roadtrip with City Lodge Hotel Group

South Africa has an incredible amount to offer visitors, both local and international. And what most people don’t realise; is that nothing beats hitting the road for seeing South Africa in all its glory. A roadtrip in our beautiful country is so much more than highways, freeways and the final destination – the roadtrip is [...]

The 7 most common travel mistakes and how not to make them

Living is learning, but some travel mistakes are so ubiquitous that we can and should learn from each other and so avoid them ourselves, especially as the consequences can be rather disastrous at worse, or sour your trip at best. So let’s have a rundown of the world’s most common traveller faux pas, with the [...]

Two General Managers from City Lodge Hotel Group named as finalists in Rising Star Awards!

We are proud to announce that two of City Lodge Hotel Group’s General Managers (GMs) were recently announced as being among the 55 finalists in South Africa’s 2014 Rising Star Awards within the Tourism and Hospitality category! Abia Rakoma, GM at Road Lodge Carnival City, and Marvin Theron, GM at Road Lodge Rustenburg, will now [...]

Ideas for the perfect kiss photo on World Kiss Day!

The 6 July is World Kiss Day! Now that’s a fun celebration, whether it’s about a friendly kiss on the cheek, kissing your beloved pet, or a romantic kiss with your significant other. Kisses are great! We thought we’d mark the occasion by suggesting the best places and scenarios in South Africa for a great [...]