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Birding Thursday - Montecasino Bird Gardens

Axel Bührmann, a regular reader and now contributor to the Portfolio Travel Blog, gives his views on the Montecasino Bird Gardens in his neck of the Gauteng woods. His always wonderful images illustrate the story... Read more >

Skyrove and Skype offer free Wi-Fi across South Africa over holiday period

Holidaymakers will be able to take advantage of free Wi-Fi access at over 650 Skyrove hotspots across South Africa this December as part of a deepening relationship between the company and Skype. Read more >

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Image Slideshow from the 94.7 Challenge Cycle Event

Each November, traffic in the city of Joburg comes to a standstill to make way for close to 30 000 cyclists participating in the 94/7 Challenge... Read more >

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The Living Dead Stalk Through Jozi

Did you survive Halloween weekend? A bit of a nightmare for Western Province Fans but let's not go there... If you can stomach loads of gore and blood, check out these pics of the Johannesburg Zombie Walk that took place on Friday... Read more >

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BioDiversity Expo at Walter Sisulu Gardens

Something different to do this weekend in Gauteng, for lovers of gardens and all things green. Read more >

Pretoria Zoo Photographs

Photographer Axel Bührmann recently took his family to the Pretoria Zoo aka the National Zoological Gardens and shared some of his stunning animal images from the day with us. Read more >

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Up Up and Away

Regular Travel Blog contributor Axel Bührmann faced his fear of heights and took to the skies in a hot air balloon. He lived to tell us the tale... Read more >

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Family Friendly Food and Fun in Melville

Looking for a family-friendly restaurant in the Gauteng area where good food and children's entertainment meet in scenic surroundings? Axel Bührmann visited Bambanani in Melville with his family and highly recommends the venue to our readers. Read more >

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Montecasino Bird Gardens Well Worth a Visit

Axel Bührmann, a regular reader and now contributor to the Portfolio Travel Blog, gives his views on the Montecasino Bird Gardens in his neck of the Gauteng woods. His always wonderful images illustrate the story... Read more >

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He heard the Owl call his Name

Photographer Axel Bührmann encountered this stunning Spotted Eagle Owl in his own back yard in Fourways, Gauteng, one evening this week and sent in the following beautiful images. Read more >

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