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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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How much do you know about South Africa?

Recently the @CityLodgeHotels twitter profile took part in a #Shotleft Twitter Chat with @Shotleft and others in order to highlight different places within South Africa, and find out exactly how much we all know about our beautiful country! Sho’t Left Chat The #Shotleft Chat was a fun trivia of 5 questions each tailored to showcase a different [...]

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Apps to make your life easier and better: Gautrain Buddy, Uber, Google Goggles, Vine, and more!

There are so many great apps available that can add value to your work, social life, and organisational skills. Some are fun, some save time, some save money, and some have reached the point of becoming almost indispensable! You may well not have heard of many of them, so we’re here to give you the [...]

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The ins and outs of hotel life – Checking in, and checking out

Whether you’re staying for a night or a month, there are some things you need to know about staying in a hotel, to ensure that your stay is as pleasant and as hassle-free as possible! Before you arrive at the hotel When making your booking, be specific about what you want. Whether you want twin [...]