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The popular South African Cheese Festival celebrates a huge milestone in 2019 – its 18th anniversary! Festivalgoers can look forward to a truly unique experience of cheese and more during the three-day festival from Friday 26 April to Sunday 28 April 2019 at Sandringham outside Stellenbosch. Come and experience why this award-winning festival deserves its most recent accolade as the Cape Winelands’ “Festival of the Year”! Discover the widest variety of local and international cheeses, explore exciting taste combinations, browse and buy the finest niche produce, and enjoy a relaxing

It will please some of you to know that I finally got my hands dirty. I recently joined the Greenpop team at their Eco-Education Hub in Woodstock to volunteer for a few hours. Deon Kotze, the programme manager facilitated the process by taking me on a tour through the grounds before we started working in the garden. Greenpop is a non-profit organisation that plants trees through urban greening and reforestation projects. They help to spread environmental awareness and run green festivals and workshops across Southern Africa. The main purpose of

Naturally, this media invite to experience a helicopter flight was welcomed with excitement and fear. 2018 was a year of many firsts, and I wanted to end it on a high note (no pun intended). There’s no doubt that the flight with Cape Town Helicopters was one of the highlights of my year and I faced my fear of heights. Hanging out at the East Pier The 30 minute Two Oceans Scenic flight was scheduled for 13h30. We arrived at 13h00 to sign in and complete a short safety presentation.

Nestled in Church Street Stellenbosch, The Diamond Works offers travelers a unique wine tasting tour whilst witnessing the art of diamond cutting and learning about the rich history of diamonds and gold in South Africa. Patrycja from Travel Opulent Box and I recently experienced The South African Select Tour at The Diamond Works branch in Stellenbosch, which forms one of two flagship stores in the Winelands. The other branch is located in Franschhoek. Upon arrival, we received a short orientation around the store. Thereafter the staff members explained the diamond

Are you ready for Black Friday in South Africa? It’s my favourite time of the year, I love shopping especially when there are discounts and savings involved. Before we get into the deals, here are some tips to surviving Black Friday in South Africa. Tips for surviving Black Friday in South Africa Online shopping is your best bet, especially if you don’t enjoy crowded malls. If you are visiting a shopping mall, opt for the small branches/stores instead. Shopping malls will be crazy (we saw the clips circulating last year).

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