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Sundeeka Mungroo is a content writer, foodie and all-round adventure-seeker. She's a graduate of the University of South Africa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature, and has worked as a copywriter and editor in the digital marketing industry. Sundeeka currently writes for I Love South Africa and The South African. She lives in the beautiful Mother City and loves exploring all that South Africa has to offer.
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SANParks warns Table Mountain hikers to be careful after heavy rain

By Sundeeka Mungroo 29-06-23 12:48

SANPARKS WARNS HIKERS After the recent heavy rains in Cape Town, SANParks said that Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) has been severely affected by flood damage in most areas of the park and has warned visitors and hikers to be cautious when trekking through. ALSO READ: No cash? No problem: Table Mountain National Park to go […]

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CemAir now offers flights to Victoria Falls

By Sundeeka Mungroo 28-06-23 17:25

CEMAIR FLIES REGIONAL Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls is set to see a lot more South African travellers as airlift to the popular African destination is about to increase quite significantly. Independent South African airline, CemAir has just announced the launch of its latest regional route, flying between Johannesburg and Victoria Falls. ALSO READ: New route: CemAir launches […]

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MSC Cruises launches most energy-efficient ship in the world

By Sundeeka Mungroo 28-06-23 17:02

MSC CRUISES: GREENER THAN EVER In times when being green really matters, MSC Cruises has just launched its newest vessel, designed to be the most energy-efficient cruise ship ever built. The vessel has also been designed with the future in mind, reports Tourism Update, allowing for prospective innovations in sustainability to be incorporated, including carbon-neutral synthetic […]

Always hosting parties at your Airbnb? Some new tech could stop you

By Sundeeka Mungroo 27-06-23 18:03

AIRBNB’S NEW SCREENING TECH Airbnb recently launched new reservation technology designed to reduce the risk of noisy parties being thrown at properties in South Africa. According to reports from Tourism Update, the new Reservation screening technology helps identify potential higher-risk reservations and prevent those bookings from being made on the app. ALSO READ: Airbnb now offers new […]

Zululand game reserve. Photo: Sven Musica, Love Africa Marketing

Zululand treasures: Three things you shouldn’t miss in the area

By Sundeeka Mungroo 27-06-23 15:57

In the heart of KwaZulu-Natal lies lush, tranquil and beautiful Zululand, saturated with rolling green hills, cultural villages and wonderful wildlife. If you haven’t visited yet, what are you waiting for? Here are three things not to miss… Just a normal day in Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal. Photo: James Howard-Davies / flickr EMPANGENI ART AND CULTURAL HISTORY […]

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Airlink to add even more flights to Mozambique

By Sundeeka Mungroo 27-06-23 15:55

11 FLIGHTS A WEEK FROM AIRLINK Airlink recently announced that it would be increasing its flight services connecting Johannesburg and Vilanculos, Mozambique from January 2024. According to Travel News, Airlink, who currently operates a daily service on the route, came to the decision to add another flight every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday after receiving increased […]

Harties adventures

Harties: The one-stop-adventure-shop

By Sundeeka Mungroo 26-06-23 16:41

Surrounded by the majestic Magaliesberg mountains, Hartbeespoort, or Harties as it’s affectionately known, is as adventure-packed as it is peaceful. Here are four adventure activities that are a must when in Harties… MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES IN HARTBEESPOORT Guaranteed to get your heart racing. Photo: Daniel Hug / flickr For some seriously adrenaline-spiking activities, why not try […]

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Johannesburg birthday freebies: Three activities to enjoy

By Sundeeka Mungroo 26-06-23 16:11

Who doesn’t love a birthday freebie? Here are three awesome things SA citizens can do in Johannesburg for free on their birthday… Check out these free things to do on your birthday in Johannesburg. Photo: Qaiser Islam / flickr FREE ENTRY AT GOLD REEF CITY THEME PARK What’s free: Gold Reef City Theme park offers birthday […]

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Budget stays in the Drakensberg: Best accommodation spots

By Sundeeka Mungroo 26-06-23 10:31

With the winter season slowly sinking it’s teeth into South Africa, the Drakensberg region will soon become a hub of activity. And while resorts and estates remain popular choices for many, there are plenty of budget stays in the area too. Here are a few to check out… AMPHITHEATRE BACKPACKERS LODGE Drankensburg Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge.. […]

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Three must-do activities in stunning Drakensberg

By Sundeeka Mungroo 26-06-23 10:21

Looking for a few fun things to check out in the stunning Drakensberg region? Here are some of our top picks… Stunning Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal. Photo: canva HAVE A BEER AT DRAKENSBERG BREWERY Why you should visit: The Drakensberg Brewery Brewpub is a scenic location to sit back and enjoy one of the brewery’s beers on tap. […]

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Freebies: Five FREE things to do in beautiful Durban

By Sundeeka Mungroo 23-06-23 17:22

While recreational offerings in Durban are as vast as they are various, there are plenty of free, fun-for-all activities to enjoy within the city. Here are our top five choices… 1. VISIT THE BEACH, OF COURSE! Sand, sea, and sky in Durban. Photo: Pe_Wu / Flickr If there’s one thing that’s a must-do when visiting […]

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Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa: FlySafair goes for thirds

By Sundeeka Mungroo 22-06-23 17:22

FLYSAFAIR WINS YET AGAIN It’s another win for local airline, FlySafair, as they’ve been awarded their third consecutive ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa’ award at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2023. The World Airline Awards, which occurs annually, are determined through a customer satisfaction survey conducted by Skytrax. Among the 80 major awards handed out […]

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List – The 50 BEST restaurants in the world

By Sundeeka Mungroo 22-06-23 16:34

BEST RESTAURANTS OF THE WORLD: WHO’S NUMBER ONE? The World’s 50 (and 100) best restaurants of 2023 have been named by publication, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. The annual listing points out the very best culinary spots worldwide, providing placements from 1 to 50 and then 50 to 100. This year, the top spot according to the list, went to Peruvian restaurant, Central, which is located […]

Camps Bay boutique hotels

Beautiful Camps Bay luxury boutique hotels that are a must-visit

By Sundeeka Mungroo 22-06-23 09:55

Let’s face it: Camps Bay is know for its luxury and splendour. With glorious views of the Atlantic ocean and Twelve Apostles mountains, anyone visiting this deliciously beautiful part of the Mother City will be spoiled for choice when it comes to luxury boutique hotels. Here are a few worth checking out.. The Twelve Apostles […]

Cape Town achieves record breaking cruise tourism season. Photo: Jeff Lomey

Cape Town restaurant crowned ‘best sustainable restaurant in the world’

By Sundeeka Mungroo 21-06-23 14:51

THE WORLD’S BEST SUSTAINABLE RESTAURANT Cape Town is home to some of the most popular and incredible restaurants in the world, and now one of the Mother City’s fabulous eateries has been named the ‘Best Sustainable Restaurant in the world‘. According to Getaway, the prestigious Flor de Caña Sustainable Restaurant Award 2023, awarded by The World’s 50 Best […]

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Three fun things to do in magical Maboneng

By Sundeeka Mungroo 19-06-23 16:07

Trendy, vibey Maboneng is an urban, creative hub filled with contemporary art galleries, studios and artisan shops and restaurants. It’s a Johannesburg neighbourhood that simply must be visited, at least once. If you do find yourself in the area, here are three things you have to try… THE BIOSCOPE INDEPENDENT CINEMA If you want to catch […]

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Cape Town’s Time Out Market to host top chefs as vendors

By Sundeeka Mungroo 19-06-23 15:35

TOP CULINARY TALENT TO SET UP SHOP AT TIME OUT MARKET Local Cape Tonians and Mother City visitors are in for a treat soon, as the first-ever Time Out Market in Africa will be opening at the V&A Waterfront later this year. Time Out Market, which has taken over the V&A Food Market’s premises, will […]

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Ever wondered what happens if a passenger dies on a plane?

By Sundeeka Mungroo 16-06-23 20:22

Veteran captain Doug Morris talks about what happens if or when a passenger passes away while on board a flight. If you’re one of those people who has at some point wondered what exactly happens when a person dies on board a plane, Veteran Air Canada Dreamliner captain, Doug Morris, is here to enlighten you. […]

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Bali bans tourists from mountains – here’s why

By Sundeeka Mungroo 15-06-23 16:59

BALI BANS TOURISTS FROM MOUNTAINS Beautiful Bali continues to be one of the most popular island destinations for tourists from around the world. With some of the recent ‘bad behaviour’ from these tourists, however, the nation is looking to put measures into place to help deal with these issues. On such measure, is the banning […]

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Misbehaving tourists in Bali to get booted

By Sundeeka Mungroo 14-06-23 16:04

FOREIGNERS GET DEPORTED FROM BALI Tourists have been getting the boot from Bali all year-long, Travel News says, after they were caught behaving badly, disrespecting local culture and religion, overstaying visas and violating visa rules. From January to May 2023 over 130 international tourists were deported from the island because of misconduct ranging from illegal cryptocurrency trading, […]

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