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Road Trip With Jay

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Road Trip With Jay

Anyone who knows me knows I’m not one for camping, I’m just not that kind of girl, I just simply am not built in that way. I was however looking for something different to do for the New Year. The plan was a simple one, me and my best friend Jay wanted to do a road trip, an epic road trip and the destination needed to be a place we had never been before or something ...

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We recommend Glamping

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Sand River Gateway

Glamping as defined by the oxford Living dictionary is A form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping. ‘glamping is likely to satisfy any city slicker seeking a little refuge in nature—without foregoing any of life's luxuries’   I was introduced to the idea of glamping by my best friend Jay when he suggested we go to Sand River in the Eastern Cape for our New Year’s Vaycay. The Road trip was epic with its bumps along the road. I would not change a thing that happened on that ...

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Home Grown Coffee

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Sabbie River Coffee

I visit Mpumalanga at the very least once a year, I don’t plan to I just seem to always find myself there. It’s an easy weekend trip for those of us lucky enough to live in Limpopo, you can do Mpumalanga on a budget and it’s beautiful so I recommend a visit to everyone. On my last trip I rediscovered my love for coffee. I love coffee, it’s one of those things I picked up from my father. And don’t get me wrong when I say I love coffee I’m not in any way saying I’m ...

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City Escape

April 18, 2017

Contributor: Lombardy Boutique Hotel

The Lombardy Boutique Hotel is located in the tranquil Suburbs of Lynwood in the East of  Pretoria, it is the perfect getaway for those living in the capital city looking for a quick getaway without the drive. I discovered this quaint little hotel on a work trip to the Capital recently. It has the feel of being on a luxury farm house, with sunlight filling the courtyard and every room made to feel comfortable.This 5-star hotel provides a laundry service, meeting rooms and conference rooms and to top ...

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