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Babylonstoren makes sweet smells of nature
Babylonstoren is undoubtedly one of the most beautifully curated experiences in the Cape. My last trip to this historic Cape Dutch farm and food garden was as a guest of ...
The wellbeing economy offers seeds of hope at Victoria Yards
In Joburg’s eastern suburbs, developers, residents and craftspeople are forging a new sense of neighbourliness and trying to do business in ways that do not exclude or marginalise people. There’s ...
Top tips for sustainable travel
So: many of you are travelling home or to a holiday destination, local or international. You’re driving or flying kilometres across the country, across continents or oceans… using fossil fuel. ...
Walking the Baviaans Camino will put a little soul in your heart
It’s a bitterly cold morning deep in a kloof beside a rocky riverbed in the Eastern Cape. We emerge from our tents exhaling steam. The tops of the indigenous trees have ...
Hotel review: Spier walks the talk
The Spier Hotel has everything and more you’d expect from a four-star hotel: 153 rooms, conference centres, restaurants, an artists’ studio and expansive gardens… The décor is stylish while not ...
Grootbos Private Nature Reserve shows off the best of eco-luxury
Travel and sustainability aren’t generally compatible. So when you do travel, choose well. Choose a destination, close-by if possible, that is environmentally and sustainably responsible. Where? And how do you ...
Eco Film Festival: where you can fill up on inspiration and information
Here is our round-up of films to watch at the Eco Film Festival. ...

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