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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]