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5 Reasons why Beach Therapy is good for you

5 Reasons why Beach Therapy is good for you

There is something about a beach holiday that leaves you blissfully relaxed, happy and rejuvenated. And the best is that it works for people across ages. If you’ve stayed away from the beach for too long, here are 5 reasons you should choose a seaside holiday to get some beach therapy. 

Going on your first safari: 5 dos and don’ts

Going on your first safari: 5 dos and don’ts

If you’re looking for a rather unique travel experience, a safari is perhaps the best choice. But you’ll need to be aware of certain things before you go—here are 5 dos and don’ts to bear in mind for your trip.

Clarence Drive is one of the most coastal scenic routes the Cape Peninsula.

Clarence Drive is one of the most coastal scenic routes the Cape Peninsula.

This coastal scenic road is also known as the R44 follows the spectacular 48km stretch of coast between Gordon’s Bay and Kleinmond along what is known as False Bay, squashed between the sea and the foothills of the Hottentots Holland Mountains.

My 10 Reasons to visit Hermanus this winter!

My 10 Reasons to visit Hermanus this winter!

More than 10 reasons to love winter in Hermanus. Ten Fantastic things to do in Hermanus in Winter.

Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018 gets a taste of Madiba Magic

Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018 gets a taste of Madiba Magic

In celebration of African art, song and memory, renowned South African playwright and artistic director of the Market Theatre, James Ngcobo, has produced a stellar showcase of the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in celebration of the former statesman’s 100th birthday.

WTM Africa 2018 celebrates a phenomenal three days! 18 - 20 April

WTM Africa 2018 celebrates a phenomenal three days! 18 - 20 April

A fitting tribute to the potential of tourism in Africa, WTM Africa 2018 has closed its doors to its most successful exhibition to date, with attendees from all over the world, with a 6% increase in pre-scheduled appointments on last year, and a marked growth in exhibitors on previous years.

The famous Hermanus Cliff Path

The famous Hermanus Cliff Path

The Hermanus cliff path hugs the coastline and offers a 12km path for walkers and hikers alike. Start near the new harbour and enjoy a visual journey along the beautiful rugged coastline to Grotto beach, this path offers many benches to sit and watch the whales or to enjoy ocean views.

I can't leave South Africa Without my child!

I can't leave South Africa Without my child!

His father refuses to give consent for his passport and relocation.

Parents of minor children differ on many things. Sometimes it's minor issues. 

 

 Why it matters how you watch Shark Week

Why it matters how you watch Shark Week

The most important takeaway from “Sharkathon” television is to remember that these shows are primarily entertainment viewing. Enjoy them, but don’t fall for them hook, line and sinker.

Shark Week is a big let-down. But sharks are still super cute!

Shark Week is a big let-down. But sharks are still super cute!

We don't approve of the fake news but we shamelessly exploit Discovery Channel's Shark Week hype to share our favourite fun facts about these brilliant and bizarre creatures. The best part is, it's are all true.

Where to Stay in Hermanus? Check availability and book accommodation online.

Where to Stay in Hermanus? Check availability and book accommodation online.

Check availability and book online.  Accommodation in Hermanus, Southern Africa. Hermanus Hotels, Villas, Guest Houses, Apartments, Self Catering, Holiday houses, Holiday apartments and Bed & Breakfast accommodation in South Africa.

5 original ways to explore Hermanus on foot

Even if you are a regular visitor to Hermanus, you may well be enticed into enjoying one of these special walking tours, each offering the chance to gain more knowledge while, at the same time, exploring this wonderful, and very walkable, town. Here are five original ways to explore Hermanus on foot.

 

Coast to Coast, beaches along the Hangklip-Kleinmond Shoreline in South Africa

Coast to Coast, beaches along the Hangklip-Kleinmond Shoreline in South Africa

Punctuated with golden beaches ranging from tiny to never-ending, the Hangklip coastline is an absolute paradise for outdoor enthusiasts offering pristine beaches and a selection of activities to suit all age groups.  This coastline is an absolute paradise for angling, snorkeling, scuba diving, sand and surf sports.

My Family Activity Bucketlist for things to do in Hermanus

My Family Activity Bucketlist for things to do in Hermanus

It’s summer holiday and Hermanus has a lot of fun-filled activities suited for families, groups and individuals, ranging from land to water to air activities to offer, here is my “activity bucket list”

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