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What South African can learn from RCD Mallorca

  The little island of Mallorca, one of Spain’s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, has much in common with South Africa. Despite a population of just under a million residents, the economy is largely dependent on tourism in this little piece of paradise. The sector employs more than 130 000 people. Recent tourist numbers, before the […]

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Four Marketing Strategies You Should be using during Lockdown

  COVID-19, Corona Virus, lockdown.   Call it what you will, the impact and effect of this unprecedented time is being felt by all. Understandably, many are in a state of continued panic. Livelihoods are on the line. Many in the tourism and hospitality space don’t only bear this pressure on behalf of their families, […]

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A Birthday In Lockdown

I truly enjoy birthdays, always have and hope I always will. I think this mindset comes from the sense of occassion my mom made of every birthday in our home, as my siblings and I came of age. From the presents that were only to be given on the morning of the auspicious day, to […]

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  Happy New Year! Here on the southern tip of the globe, we welcomed 2020 in the company of good friends, great bouts of laughter and a few light showers. The odd new years drink joined the party too; in the interest of full disclosure. If this is an indication of what 2020 is to […]

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As we head ever closer towards the proverbial eleventh hour of 2019 and look ahead towards 2020, a sense of reflection commands my thoughts. Perhaps this state of mind is brought on by the extra time I find myself blessed with during the month of December: resplendant in its lack of deadlines and people who […]

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My Bush Education in Hoedspruit on My Lime Boots

  So I’ve been on somewhat of a mission to up my bush experience over the last two years or so. I’ve taken every opportunity to explore, with a view to better understand exactly what it is about the bush, that has so many of my fellow country-persons hooked. The search continues.   Needless to […]

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In The Style of White at Fancourt on My Lime Boots

  I’ve never been to Fancourt, located in the heart of the Garden Route in the picture-perfect town of George. That is, until late last year when I received an invite to take in one of the Top 10 Golf Resorts according to CNN Go, located on an immaculately manicured landscape spanning 613 hectares at […]

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The Who's Who Of Travel Routes on My Lime Boots

The Who’s Who of Travel Routes   This weekend I flew down to George, in the Western Cape province of South Africa, for a weekend away at Fancourt Estate and a chance to get my green-game back on. Such a state of affairs was necessitated by what can only be described as a dismally desaturated Joburg […]

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2016 Year In Review on My Lime Boots

  As 2016 finally draws to a close, another session of year-end contemplation is upon us yet again. The year that was 2016, rumoured around this time last year to be a tough one, has indeed proven itself rather a handful. But, as with most difficult experiences, the result is most often growth; and that […]

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West Coast Calling Strandfontein to Lamberts Bay

For as long as I can remember I have wanted to travel and explore the Cape West Coast. The small towns; bursting with excitement and an untamed desire to share their secrets from our unique South African history. The culture; so diverse and wonderfully refreshing from that of my little corner of our great country. […]

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