How to spend a day at The Company’s Garden in CT
Getaway Travel Magazine
by Louise Bell
4h ago
Filled to the brim with green spaces, museums, and a scurry of squirrels racing around, The Company’s Garden is the perfect place to spend a day in bliss. Known as the oldest European garden in South Africa, this historical site is a must-do for both foreign visitors and locals. Facebook/The Company’s Garden Unsure what your garden itinerary should include? Here are a few excellent activities to consider, ensuring a pleasant and thought-provoking adventure. Go on a self-guided walk What better way to start the day than by navigating the uncharted and breathtaking garden terrain of Cape Town ..read more
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Water sports to enjoy along the Garden Route
Getaway Travel Magazine
by Nomvelo Masango
9h ago
The Garden Route boasts stunning coastal landscapes, vibrant marine life and lush forests. It is a paradise for adventure seekers,  nature lovers and those who seek to indulge in thrilling water sports. Here are some water activities to enjoy along the Garden Route: Kayaking Kayaking. (Picture: Unsplash / Christian Bowen) Kayaking is an excellent way to explore the beauty of the Garden Route up close. The area has a number of spots which are ideal for a leisurely paddle and even some adventurous kayak tours. At Storms River Mouth, you can embark on a guided kayak tour and enjoy a unique ..read more
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Exploring Morocco: 10 Must-do experiences
Getaway Travel Magazine
by Tsoku Maela
1d ago
Nestled in the northwestern corner of Africa, Morocco is a captivating country that offers an array of unique experiences for travellers. From the majestic Atlas Mountains to the bustling medinas, Morocco is a treasure trove of adventure, cuisine, art, and a vibrant lifestyle. In this article, we will take you on a journey through ten remarkable things to do in Morocco that will leave you spellbound and yearning for more. 1. Wander through the vibrant Medinas The Medina of Meknes- Zaouia gate. (Picture by Pool RUIZ/TREAL/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) Begin your Moroccan adventure by immersi ..read more
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5 reasons to visit Thailand
Getaway Travel Magazine
by Nomvelo Masango
1d ago
Thailand is a destination which effortlessly finds itself on the bucket lists of many travel enthusiasts. Blending tradition with modernity, it offers plenty of worthwhile and unforgettable experiences. There are many reasons why you should visit Thailand at least once in your lifetime. Here are just five: 1. Incredible food Thai cuisine is known for its rich flavours, as well as the enthusiastic use of fresh herbs and spices. One can find outdoor stalls all over Thailand which serve the cheapest and best meals. There are also plenty of local markets where you can try out some delicious Thai ..read more
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Skydiving father and daughter witness solar eclipse mid-air
Getaway Travel Magazine
by Savanna Douglas
1d ago
An American father-daughter skydiving duo found themselves in the right place at the right time on Monday, when they witnessed the total solar eclipse from mid-air.  The jaw-dropping moment occurred on 8 April, when a total solar eclipse swept across North America. A celestial event of this kind sees the moon pass between the Earth and the sun for a short window in time. During this window, a father and daughter in The States happened to be soaring at 14,000ft in the air over Texas for a spellbinding skydive session, accompanied by experienced guides from the Dallas Skydive Center. Jared ..read more
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Jacarandas in SA | What to know & where to see
Getaway Travel Magazine
by Louise Bell
1d ago
Whether it’s the soft purple pastel from its flowers or the autumn hues, the leaves turn in winter; there is an inexplicable charm associated with the flowering tree. While many might believe the Jacaranda tree is a timeless staple species in some cities, this pretty plant is considered an invasive species. Facebook/Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg While there are legality issues surrounding planting this tree, there are still many places where you can see the stunning spectacle of a Jacaranda in its prime. Need help figuring out how to start your adventure of finding and learni ..read more
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Two brother lions kill and eat another lion to reclaim territory
Getaway Travel Magazine
by Savanna Douglas
2d ago
Disclaimer: The following content is graphic. Read & view at your discretion. In the wild, male lions will fight for their territory, and they’re prepared to do so until death. While, for humans, witnessing such a tussle unfold may come off as extremely brutal, but these moments are the reality of wild predatory animals living and fighting for their rightful spot in the bush. In footage uploaded by Latest Sightings and captured by Tyron Horne – head guide at andBeyond Ngala Private Game Reserve in Timbavati – two lions from the Mbiri pride fight to reclaim their territory from an Avoca pri ..read more
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24 beautiful budget weekend escapes from Johannesburg
Getaway Travel Magazine
by Nelson Kalula
2d ago
These are the best, beautiful and budget friendly weekend escapes from Johannesburg – plan your escape from the city now. Just four hours drive or less, these are the top budget bush breaks, breathtaking mountain views and country escapes all screened and reviewed by the Getaway team. Please note that all prices below are subject to change at each establishment’s discretion. Please check with them before travelling.   1. Lindani, Waterberg Cost: From R305 – R630 per person. Travel time from Joburg city centre: 3 hours Contact: lindani.co.za With its own bushveld back garde ..read more
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Exciting activities for solo travellers in Cape Town
Getaway Travel Magazine
by Nomvelo Masango
2d ago
The Western Cape province has plenty of exciting activities to fit different travel needs and preferences, including those of solo travellers. Image: Niklas Eichler/Pexels Although solo travel can be a bit daunting at times, destinations such as the Mother City offer exciting, memorable and worthwhile experiences. Here are some exciting activities to enjoy on a solo trip in Cape Town: Visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Source: Facebook / @ Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden A visit to the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is an excellent idea. Known for its incredible disp ..read more
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Where to see cave paintings in SA
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by Louise Bell
2d ago
Africa, the cradle of humanity, is known as the first location where humans emerged and roamed the earth, so various ancient signs of human intervention are sprinkled across this continent. Cave paintings, a testament to our shared history, are an excellent way to see art in its most primitive form.  Facebook/Bushmans Kloof Throughout South Africa, you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of paintings rendered by the oldest known civilisation, the Khoisan. Unsure where to see these rock art paintings in South Africa? Take a look at a few spaces to view these drawings from another lifetime. Dra ..read more
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