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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 [...]

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 [...]

What’s so special about our Courtyard Hotels?

The simple answer to the question ‘What’s so special about our Courtyard Hotels?’ is … LOTS! But we know you want a little more than that, so let us elaborate on why we love our Courtyard Hotels so much. Courtyard Hotel Arcadia – Our Prince of Charm City Lodge Hotel Group boasts five sumptuous Courtyard [...]

8 (very cool) things you didn’t know about King Shaka International Airport

Durbanites used to travel south to Toti in order to fly away anywhere, but now they travel north, past scenic sugarcane fields, until they reach La Mercy and the mighty King Shaka International Airport (KSIA), an airport that can stand shoulder to shoulder with the hotshots from around the world. KSIA might not be as [...]

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 [...]