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Top student hotspots in South Africa

School’s out and summer 2016 is here. Whether you had a good or bad year at varsity, going on this trip is a must. Be sure you’ve got your camera ready for your South African holiday. In a country with phenomenal wildlife, exquisite coastlines, world-class golfing, and a rich blend of cuisine and art and […]

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Road trippin’ with varsity friends

We’ve reached the end of the year. A productive year that needs to be completed on a high note. There’s something about summer, the lure of the open road and the promise of a change of scenery that makes us want to load up the car and just go someplace. The open road offers some […]

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Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Why you should go into the travel, tourism and hospitality industry The travel and tourism industry will bring in an abundance of excitement where you’ll be able to meet new people and perhaps even travel the world. You’ll learn about different cultures and backgrounds which will broaden your horizons and your outlook on life. This […]

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Safety skills for first time travellers

At some point, we will hopefully gain the freedom to travel. With our studies complete, we will look for new ways to grow as people. Ideally, we’ll learn about the world through personal experiences, not books. But travelling isn’t easy and we need to prepare properly, especially given the diverse ways we can explore the […]

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Do you live in South Africa’s safest driving city? Not if you’re in Jozi or CT.

The Discovery Insure Driving Challenge has recently been completed and according to their driving behaviour analysis Port Elizabeth is South Africa’s safest driving city. Can’t say we’re surprised. What with their awesome surf, laid back vibes and awesome people. Makes sense. Cape Town came in second place and Bloemfontein is third. Jozi folk, don’t fret. […]

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Tips for the Thrilled Traveller: Do’s and Don’ts When Travelling

DO’s When in a foreign airport, put your iPad to be scanned separately from your backpack, as this will prevent you from wasting time getting it scanned afterwards. If you are uncertain, feel free to ask any security personnel for clarification. When you are about to step into a security scanner, wait for signals from […]

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Tourism a boom industry for SA

  Pretoria – The tourism sector is regarded as a booming industry for the South African economy in a climate where many other sectors are experiencing challenges, says Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa. “The sector is valued due to the fact that it has very few barriers to entry for new businesses, especially when compared to […]

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Four things to do before go for a test drive

You’re 18 and you’ve just been given legal status by the powers that be. You rush out and on the second or third go (at best) you pass your driver’s license test. Finally, you’re independent. Or are you? If you’re not fortunate enough to have the use of a car (Or if daddy hasn’t spoilt […]

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First timers on the road: Reducing nerves

It can be very nerve wrecking for a first time driver on the road. Many first time drivers suffer from nervousness and get anxious about driving, particularly at night, in new places or when the weather is bad. For any first time driver this can be very stressful and mean you have lower confidence in […]

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What to pack for your first trip overseas

Going overseas is a scary, yet exhilarating feeling. The people, the different culture and traditions you will come across will blow your mind and you basically can’t wait to take pictures of EVERYTHING. However, a trip overseas requires a great deal of preparation. The more you put in, the better time you’ll have. Create a […]

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