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Should You Buy A New Car Or A Second-Hand Car?

A friend of mine recently asked my advice about buying a car and seeing as it’s been a while since I’ve written on the topic of personal finance, I thought I would share my opinion here too.

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Brewmaster’s Reserve Speciality Beer From CBC

CBC Is renowned for producing beers which are distinctive but true to style and palatable to a wide audience. Having mastered the range of styles which make up the CBC range, the brewing team has been given carte blanche to develop a range of speciality beers in the CBC style. The first beer in the range was released at the beginning of August, a Dunkel.

La Motte Vinoteque tasting

Top Class Wine Tasting At La Motte

We are spoilt for choice when it comes to wine tasting in and around Cape Town. So many wine estates with so many great offerings, it’s often quite difficult to actually decide where to go. But on a recent visit to La Motte in Franschhoek, I found my kind of tasting experience. Something a little more sophisticated, unusual and informative. Click to read more.

Sanbona sundowners

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

It was only recently that I had a game experience that restored my faith in game reserves. That was my visit to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. What sets Sanbona apart from other reserves apart from its size, is that there is no intervention. The animals live the way they are meant to. It’s the real deal.

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Useful Tip When Using Apps Like Uber, Taxify, Zapper & Snapscan

In the last couple of years a number of apps like Uber, Taxify, Snapscan and Zapper have appeared on the scene. They make our lives easier, but what happens if your wallet is stolen and you have to cancel your cards? Here’s how you can solve that problem.

Voyager Miles

Don’t Let Your SAA Voyager Miles Go To Waste

Voyager Miles are largely a waste of time, but there is one way you can get some value out of them… Convert them to Style Miles at Miles For Style online shopping site. There is a huge selection of things you can buy once you have converted your miles. In this post I share the details of how it works and some of my favourite picks from the Miles For Style shop.

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eCommerce conferences worth travelling to in 2017

I love going to conferences; I attend them whenever I get the chance, even though I don’t really need to. Even if I am not there to network, I enjoy the inspirational stories I hear at start-up conferences and get a kick out of hearing about the latest technology developments. It’s worth the time and money to attend. I did some research and these are the tech conferences I’d like to still attend this year if I could.

Lorne Pier Great Ocean Road

Doing The Great Ocean Road In One Day

The Great Ocean Road should not be done in one day. It is gorgeous and multifaceted and deserves much more time than one day if you want to experience it fully. But, if you only have a day, it’s totally still worth doing. Here are my tips for getting the most out of the day.

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Best Breakfasts In Sea Point

I’ve been living in Sea Point for nearly 15 years and I’ve really enjoyed it. But apart from a few trusted favourites, I’ve generally dined outside of Sea Point. That is until about a year ago. Suddenly a million new restaurants have popped up in Sea Point. Now there are all sorts of exciting dining options in Sea Point and I thought I would do a post on my favourite breakfast spots.

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The Scourge Of Bottled Water

Drinking bottled water has become commonplace these days. But there really is no need for it and it’s terrible for the environment. Learn more about the negative effects of bottled water in this post (including a cool video) and pledge to stop drinking it.