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New born White Lion cub at Ngala

7 November 2018 #BreakingNews: another white lion cub has been born on Ngala Private Game Reserve Kruger National Park, South Africa. Ngala Private Game Reserve report:  “During October 2018 Ngala rangers identified a lion den site of one of the young Birmingham (a local lion pride) females in a deep thicket along the dry Timbavati River. andBeyond Ngala has a strict protocol of non-interference around den sites and game viewing of young animals. And in line with this, the newly established [...]

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Cape Town ’s Big 6 Attractions

Cape Town gears up for the festive season Cape Town’s Big 6 Attractions Cape Town launched a partnership between six of its major tourist attractions, offering summer events and specials  Known as the ‘Big 6’, the partnership is between Cape Point, Groot Constantia, Kirstenbosch, Robben Island Museum, Table Mountain Cableway and the V&A Waterfront, which have collaborated with a jam-packed line-up of events to showcase the best that the attractions have to offer, to both local and international tourists visiting the region. Each [...]

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Breaking news: Unabridged birth certificates on chopping block?

Breaking news: Unabridged birth certificates on chopping block? by Catherine Bower unabridged travel docs traveling with children Cabinet has received a joint report from the Ministers of Home Affairs and Tourism on a possible relaxation of immigration regulations. “Cabinet also received a joint report from the Ministers of Home Affairs and Tourism respectively, on a number of visa-related reforms that will make it easier for tourists, business people and academia to come to South Africa,” said a statement issued last night. “The reforms include amendments [...]

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Jen Reviews – 100 Best Things to do in South Africa

Jen Reviews 100 Best Things to do in South Africa Part 1 of Jen Reviews  Make sure to follow the next part of 100 best things to do in South Africa by Jen. The selection is done by Jen and not everybody will agree that these are the 100 best things to do in South Africa since  we all have different favorites. Breath-taking sunsets, an incredible amount of beautiful and diverse wildlife, unspoilt and rugged scenery! These are just a few words [...]

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THIS IS LIFE – THIS IS LUSH

Story of Lush in Pilanesberg THIS IS LIFE – THIS IS LUSH The Lupini family, rooted in tradition and closeness, are living out their dreams by creating a nurturing place for all to enjoy in the African bush. After searching for the right place, the location for the lodge would reveal itself with the appearance of a rarely-seen herd of buffalo. This was the sign. The Lupini’s had found where new foundations could be laid down. Lush, tucked into a wooded hillside, [...]

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Barberton Mountains declared Unesco World Heritage Site

Barberton Mountains declared Unesco World Heritage Site The Barberton Mountain Land, or the Barberton Greenstone Belt, in Mpumalanga, is declared a Unesco’s World Heritage Site (WHS), as the region contains some of the most widely accepted fossil evidence for Archaean life, dating back 3.5 billion years. A major drive for international recognition of the mountains started a few years ago and is finally bearing fruit. The Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains in Mpumalanga have officially been declared a Unesco World Heritage Site (WHS) after being on [...]

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Maldives, 6 Nights Special, Adaaran Select Meedhupparu

Welcome to the Maldives Maldives 6 Night All Inclusive holiday on Meedhupparu Maldives is A destination of dazzling tropical beauty that offers the perfect recipe for relaxation and rejuvenation! A country of more than a thousand islands spread over 90,000 square kilometres of the Indian Ocean. Endowed with a dreamlike beauty, the Maldives welcomes you to enjoy its natural splendour and charm. For most holidaymakers, great sunny days with deep blue skies, clear lagoons with pleasing shades of blue, moonlit nights, [...]

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Father’s day Special at Mabula Safari Lodge

CELEBRATING FATHER’S DAY AT MABULA GAME LODGE Father’s day special Valid from 15 – 17 June 2018 only Celebrating Father’s day these special rates are applicable at Mabula Game Lodge: For Father’s day, Dad @ R1330 per night Mom @ R1663 per night Kids 6-11 @R800 pp night Kids 0-5 Free RATE INCLUSIONS: Father’s day special inclusions and Accommodation, three meals, two game drives and VAT at 15%. RATE EXCLUSIONS: Transfers, beverages and gate entry fees which are currently R 202.00 per vehicle or R 383.00 per coach per stay. Mabula Game Lodge e-Brochure Father’s [...]

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Jock Safari Lodge News & Stay Special, Kruger Park

Jock Safari Lodge Kruger National Park Jock Safari Lodge in the heart of the Kruger National Park is  one of a few places in Africa that still have enough space for lions to follow their natural dynamics without human interference The beautiful male lions in the image were born on the Jock Concession in 2008 and now rule an area 50km away after they were kicked out by the dominant males. Everyone in the Kruger knows them as the Jock males.     Take advantage of [...]

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77 Tips for Travelling with Children

77 Tips for Travelling with Children Travel documents needed when child is travelling with both biological parents Valid passports of both parents and child Valid visa, if required Unabridged Birth Certificate (UBC) or equivalent document, if the country of residence does not issue a UBC   Traveling with children can be an incredibly fun or incredibly stressful, depending on whether you have them under control. Tips for the Plane 1. Don’t forget to pack wet wipes! The plane is crowded and it’s hard to keep getting up from your seat [...]