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ELECTRIC SUMMER

Ladies and gents, you do not want to miss out on the Electric Summer fun! This is going to be one music extravaganza that will have you partying all day long! Why go? Electic Summer is bringing you an event like no other! Make sure you and your squad get tickets to this amazing one-day music festival that will host …

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BRAAMFONTEIN ART TOUR

Grab a comfy pair of shoes, get your camera, call your friends and hit the streets of Jozi for an arty adventure! Braamfontein Art Tour. Why go? If you haven’t really explored the city and would like to see what it’s all about, then this tour is just for you. You’ll get to explore the streets while taking a look …

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CRAFT GEEKS IN THE CITY

Calling all beer lovers and those with a taste for craft beers! Craft Geeks In The City invites you on a beer tasting tour like never before! Why go? So, after a slightly disappointing postponement last year, #craftgeeksinthecity is back on track this year to welcome you with a brewery tour. This event is aimed at both craft beer beginners …

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CHRIS MARAIS: THE JOURNEY MAN

Chris Marais has worked on assignment as a photo-journalist in more than 50 foreign spots, including Mongolia, Borneo, Timbuktu, Madagascar and the French Quarter of New Orleans. Photo: Waiting for the light at Putsonderwater Station by Julienne du Toit As a reporter, he spent many years with The Pretoria News, The Rand Daily Mail and The Sunday Tribune, all highly-regarded …

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FEBRUARY WINE FESTIVALS

February is the month of wine festivals, so to make sure you don’t miss any of them we have all the information you may need. Just in case you prefer a pint over a glass of cold dry white wine, we have included a great craft beer festival happening in the charming town of Clarens this February. Stellenbosch Wine Festival …

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EAT WITHOUT MEAT

How cutting meat out of your diet changes your body. The pros and cons of ditching burgers. By Kashmira Gander Vowing to ditch steaks and burgers in favour of a vegetarian lifestyle may have crossed your mind for ethical reasons or because of concerns about red meat and health. So, what actually happens to your body when you stop eating …

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RHINO POACHING

No, South Africa hasn’t turned the tide on its rhino poaching crisis. 2015 may have seen a small dip in the number of rhino poached in South Africa, but the level of killing is still double natural reproduction rates By Karl Mathiesen The announcement that South African rhino poaching deaths fell slightly in 2015 adds a misleading gloss to another …

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ROWING THE PACIFIC

British female rowing crew make history with Pacific crossing. They were smashed by waves in the dark, circled by sharks and spent most of the last nine months sleeping two hours at a time. But after 257 days a six-woman team of British rowers have become the first female crew – and the first crew rowing four at a time …

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WILDAID

Most of this spike in wildlife crime is driven by increased consumer demand in China and Vietnam, where rhino horn is used primarily as a remedy for all sorts of ailments, even though it has long been shown that it doesn’t have any medicinal properties whatsoever. It’s a sad story of superstition and misinformation on one end of the chain …

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ROOIBOS TEA

The rooibos plant (Aspalathus linearis) is a herbal treasure that grows exclusively in the Cederberg region in the north Western Cape. Pronounced ‘roy-boss’, which means ‘red bush’ in Afrikaans, rooibos is a legume. It is part of the fynbos family, a unique set of plants within the Cape Floral Kingdom. Did you know? Rooibos is the only plant that contains …