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Off-season Travel for Each Month of the Year

Recommended times to travel to overseas destinations to get more "bang for your buck"!

With the constraints of school holidays and taking time off work, world travellers are forced to flock to international hotspots all at once. But if you can plan your annual travel to hit popular destinations in their low or shoulder seasons, it can feel like winning the golden ticket to the chocolate factory!

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AUTUMN: Chasing waterfalls in "Fall"

Four Seasons in South Africa: Autumn

KZN's many hidden waterfalls are great to walk and hike with the family.

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SUMMER: Splash! SA’s top water parks

Four Seasons in South Africa: Summer

WIN tickets for the family to SA’s top water parks

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“Re-greening” Cape Town after the Cycle Tour and Two Oceans Marathon events

Plastics SA co-ordinates enormous clean-up crews

The Plastics|SA Clean-Up Crew are tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that the routes and surrounding areas for two of Cape Town’s biggest spectator events are kept clean and litter-free.

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Our Fabulous Neighbours

Say hello to Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland!

The best of what five of South Africa's neighbouring countries have to offer, broken down into food, drink, unmissable experiences, and cultural attractions, with some essential top tips for travelling there.

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Health & Safety

News for the family on health and safety

Educating kids about wearing a seat belt properly is one of a parent’s most important duties, so don’t wait another day…

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WINTER: Escape to the bush

Four Seasons in South Africa: WINTER

Spend a weekend with OnRoute at Sabi Sabi's luxurious Bush Lodge!

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Gautrain “Connecting the Dots” Campaign

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Contact Media & Communications joined forces with Gautrain to produce a year-long campaign called “Connecting the Dots”, partnering with our custom print titles, OnRoute and Afropolitan magazine.

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SPRING: Picnic in a park!

Four Seasons in South Africa: Spring

Take the family (and maybe the dogs) and make the most of our glorious sunshine – and possibly the stars – at these picnic spots in spring

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Event Guide

Cultural events around the country during April, May, June and July.

Ngweya Country Market (Muldersdrift, Joburg); National Arts Festival (Grahamstown, Eastern Cape); The Wild Coast Sun Drift Expo (Eastern Cape); AfrikaBurn, Tankwa National Park (Northern Cape)