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10 Things You Didn’t Know About George, South Africa

Known as “The Gateway to the Garden Route” George is situated beneath the dramatic Outeniqua Mountain range. Surrounded by a lush landscape blend of rivers, rich farmlands, forests and wild flowers, its stunning scenery is a major drawcard for the town. Think comfortable, small-town ambience and country gorgeousness. You’ll be surprised by its city-like establishment [...]

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Ten things you didn’t know about Kimberley

Mention Kimberley to anyone in South Africa, and they’ll immediately think “Groot Gat”. Yes, there is a HUGE hole in Kimberley that speaks of its immersion in diamond mining history, but there’s also much more to see, do and taste in Kimberley. If you’re thinking of visiting ‘The City that Sparkles’, here’s what you need [...]

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When Duty Calls – 10 Tips for Making Your Business Trip a Success

Just because you’re travelling for business and not pleasure shouldn’t be reason enough to suck all the joy out of your trip. After all, a change of scenery can be as good as a holiday and if you plan it right, you could squeeze in some valuable ‘me-time’ between meetings and deadlines. Whether you’re a first-timer [...]

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Luggage allowances on domestic and international flights

We’ve all seen that person at the airport; laden down with bags, boxes, suitcases, briefcases, packets, sporting equipment – everything but the kitchen sink as the saying goes! Standing behind that person at the baggage check-in queue can be painful as they take an absolute age to check in all their items and then start [...]

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How to be the world’s most annoying air traveller

Long lines, uncomfortable lounge seats, and unexplained delays … air travel can be fraught with pitfalls and it’s relatively easy to become the kind of air traveller that other people secretly hate and curse… If you want to have a terrible air travel experience, don’t pay attention to the numerous frequent flyer tips offered online [...]

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Co-workers in close quarters: dos and don’ts for travelling with the team

Travelling with your colleagues isn’t the same as travelling with your friends. You usually choose your friends – but you can’t choose your colleagues… Business-related trips have higher levels of stress than a holiday, and there are also professional boundaries to consider. The last thing you want is someone going ‘postal’ because you dozed off [...]