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Tested: Coolaroo Shade Sail

Posted in Gear Categories: Camping and New stuff.

Developed in Australia over 50 years ago from tough, durable exterior-grade materials, Cooleroo Shade Sails are made to withstand extreme weather conditions. Here in sunny South Africa we can certainly identify with the need for portable summer shade.

December 2014

Our Nation’s Myriad Stories
Fascinating tales about this contradictory and compelling country we love.

Tanzania’s Mane Attraction
Cameron Ewart-Smith travels to Ruaha National Park, where lions live in great numbers.

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme
We pick out our favourite gifts to give (and get) this Christmas.

Explore this issue
  • Melia Zanzibar 5-star (all-inclusive)


    This luxury 5-star holiday on the Spice Island of Zanzibar is all about indulgence, with its beautiful private beaches, coral reefs and personalised treatment.

  • Kilimanjaro Marathon and Migration Safari


    You get the best of both worlds with this package – adrenaline and adventure. Run the Kilimanjaro Marathon before embarking on an epic migration safari.

  • 5-star Mauritius Holiday Package

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    This amazing package deal to Mauritius is perfect for the whole family. Expect 5-star treatment, beautiful beaches and loads of outdoor activities to keep you entertained.

  • 6-day Victoria Falls and Safari Combo

    6 day Victoria Falls and Safari combo

    Spend 6 fantastic days on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, exploring the Victoria Falls and wildlife of the area.

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  • 10 great gifts from Cape Union Mart

    Cape Union Mart

    Yep, 2014 is coming to an end which means holidays, long summer days, and yes the gifting season is upon us. We thought we’d get the ball rolling with some awesome gadgets and travel gear gifts from Cape Union Mart.

BFGoodrich Readers’ Choice competition


Vote for your favourite photo in our BFGoodrich Readers’ Choice competition and win a fully-kitted Avis 4×4 Safari Rental Vehicle for a week-long adventure of your choice.

Win 2 documentary tickets to the Galileo Open Air Cinema


The Galileo Open Air Cinema is showing a whole range of awesome movies – from musicals to sci-fi – at their beautiful outdoor venues this summer. If documentaries are more your thing, here’s your chance to win two ‘warm and comfy’ tickets to one of two screenings this summer.

Win a family night out to the Galileo Open Air Cinema


The Galileo Open Air Cinema is one of our favourite things to do in Cape Town and we’re delighted to be giving away four warm and comfy tickets to one of three family screenings this December.

Bryanston Organic Market, every Thursday to Saturday

Location: Bryanston

Come and experience an environment where the emphasis is on quality hand crafted goods, unique art and photography, clothing made from natural fibres, a deli filled with rich, wholesome foods and, of course, fresh organic and naturally grown produce.