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5 destinations to visit whilst Spring is in the air

Spring is on the horizon in the northern hemisphere, with the first day of spring officially being the 20th of March. In countries still gripped by the cold and snow, the end of the freezing weather is strongly anticipated. As people start to think about warmer...

Toyota marks a milestone with injection of attitude

Are you a Toyota person? If so, you’ll know that the famous Toyota Hilux celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. 2019 is also the year that Toyota turns 82! The company was initially founded back in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyododa. Toyota’s previous global anniversary...

Cryptocurrency – forever?

Cryptocurrency is a trending news topic, with many people speculating whether it’s a 21st- century unicorn or the way all transactions will take place in the future. In early January of this year, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) released a new consultation...

The best chef in the world

These days food is a very serious business and gourmet cooking is highly prized around the world. Every country has their own top chefs who are awarded Chef of the Year in a variety of polls or competitions. In the article, we explore who the top-ranking Chefs of the...

Absa Cape Epic, Stage 1: Hermanus

The Absa Cape Epic is an annual mountain bike race held right here in South Africa in the Western Cape. It has grown in popularity and has such global recognition that it has become the most televised mountain bike race in the world with the route changing every year....

What to expect when moving to Dublin

Many expats are considering Dublin as an alternative to London with the looming implications of Brexit. However, living in Dublin does come with a price. Mercer’s Cost of Living Index has ranked it as the most expensive city in the Eurozone in terms of cost of living...

Product of the year

Have you any invention ideas that you’d like to promote? Then you might like to consider entering Product of the Year, which is the largest consumer-voted award for product innovation.   History of Product of the Year   Product of the Year began over 30...

The tree of life, the Baobab tree

The Baobab tree is an unusual looking tree found in low-lying areas in Africa, Madagascar and Australia. The Baobab can grow to immense sizes and can live to up to 3000 years old and is often referred to as the upside-down tree as its branches look like roots.  ...

How to celebrate World Book Day in 2019

Every year an annual event, World Book Day, is held across the world in over 100 countries. World Book Day was started by UNESCO to celebrate books and everything to do with reading. World Book Day aims to introduce the love of reading in the younger members of every...

Mud Run vs. Obstacle Course Racing

Mud runs also known as obstacle course races (OCR) are the new challenges in the running world, consisting of running events that include a variety of obstacles.  With over 4.9 million people participating in obstacle course races annually, it’s a phenomenon that is...

New Zealand humanity’s last refuge: Here’s how to get there

New Zealand has established itself as a target for South Africans looking to emigrate. Excellent healthcare, a sound, developing economy and a brilliant education system make it no wonder that people want to live there. There is already a large number of South...

Paris – Facts about Fashion Week

If you love clothes and everything about fashion, you’ll be on the lookout for a Fashion Week near you. For those who don’t know their Armani from their Dolce & Gabbana, Fashion Week is an industry event that takes place in all the fashion capitals of the world....

Facts about Australia

If you are planning to move to Australia or have immigrated to this sun-filled country from South Africa, you’ll know that while it shares many commonalities with South Africa including great beaches and rugby, there are also many differences that make this wonderful...

South African Currency

The currency of South Africa is regarded as one of the most volatile in the world as it is linked to the world commodities markets, which fluctuate regularly. It is also impacted by any major political developments in South Africa. To understand South African...

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