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Bottoms up to Beer Day!

Bottoms up to Beer Day!

  With each passing week, we get closer to summer. Nevertheless, the temperature drop doesn’t have to curb your taste buds…   Perhaps a little known fact: today marks International Beer Day (or IBD).   The day focuses on 3 aspects: The gathering of friends, and the enjoyment of beer. Honouring those responsible for brewingRead more about Bottoms up to Beer Day![…]

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#secret Stellenbosch: Have you experienced the Hidden Valley?

#secret Stellenbosch: Have you experienced the Hidden Valley?

Tucked away in the mountains off of Annandale Road, Hidden Valley Wine Farm offers a wonderful escape into beauty. At Hidden Valley, there’s something for everyone – good wine, majestic views, scrumptious food, or a refreshing hiking trail. Perhaps lesser-known, are the 3000 olive trees that deliver delicious table olives. Owned by Riaan Stassen, alumniRead more about #secret Stellenbosch: Have you experienced the Hidden Valley?[…]

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Not a winter fan…? Make it your favourite season with these 5 amazing experiences

Not a winter fan…? Make it your favourite season with these 5 amazing experiences

  Snowhunting If you’re not following SnowReportSA yet, go do so now. With live cameras stationed in Matroosberg (Ceres) and Driehoek (Cederberg), you’ll be the first to know when you can hit the road and enjoy a fresh blanket of snow.     Track down the best hot chocolate The French know their stuff –Read more about Not a winter fan…? Make it your favourite season with these 5 amazing experiences[…]

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Home checklist when going away this holiday
1. Service alarm system and irrigation.
2. Care of pets (feeding and walking).
3. Put your swimming pool on an automatic timer.
4. Receiving of mail and make arrangements for extra mail delivery.
5. Cancel your newspaper delivery.
6. Take extra care of electronic devices i.e. the switching off all appliances
during load shedding.
7. Empty all bins and dead flowers.
8. Empty your fridge.
9. Pay attention to spice racks and remove all old ingredients/food items.
10. Close all windows to decrease dust on burglar bars.
11. Automatic switch that switches lights on and off.
Exciting student accommodation
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