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Like a breath of fresh air

Recently, we had the opportunity to take the Mercedes-Benz E300 Cabriolet on a day out, cruising the less travelled roads between Pretoria and Johannesburg. Bright sunshine made it possible to get the most out of the purpose the vehicle is built for: taking the top down. The Cabriolet is the fifth and youngest member of

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Interview

The bishop who moved the nation

MAY 2015 – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was unrivalled in drawing attention to the iniquities of apartheid, and his message of forgiveness helped forge a new Rainbow Nation. Now 83, he still speaks out as South Africa’s moral conscious. He is the boy from a Highveld township who would one day lead the Anglican church in

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Hatching art from shells

MAY 2015 – Avoova has grown a thriving business in a small Karoo town through handcrafting luxury accessories from ostrich eggshell. The Karoo is known for its harshness. Arid landscapes and vast plains of nothing but a few hardy plants, thorn bushes and the odd wind pump. In between are traditional Karoo towns, each with its

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Magazine

Celebrating the finest family spirit

MAY 2015 – With a history stretching back eight generations, acclaimed cognac maison Hennessy celebrates its 250-year anniversary with a breath-taking new blend and remarkable world tour. The vineyard roots run deep in the hills of the Charente valley in south-western France. Spreading their tendrils far down into the chalky soils, the vines here know a

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Destination

Place of natural enchantment

DECEMBER 2014 – Ribboning along a white beach on the east coast of Mauritius, Long Beach is both expansive and enchanting. Much more than a hotel, it is an evocative tropical village on the water’s edge that offers chic, contemporary rooms, varied world-class dining experiences, luxurious spa treatments and hi-tech sports facilities to give guests a

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Blog

The fox and his scenarios

DECEMBER 2014 – Former Anglo American chief and renowned scenario planner Clem Sunter has enjoyed a varied, fun and impactful life – guided by his philosophy that you need to keep your options open and always be ready to adapt to change. Clem Sunter’s life is a strong advertisement for the benefits of the mental litheness

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Destination

A thrilling wildlife adventure that captures a bygone era

DECEMBER 2014 – Set in one of the most iconic wildlife areas of the Okavango Delta, with a river running through it, Machaba Camp epitomises old-world luxury and charm. The magnificent tented camp offers guests an authentic African safari experience, while ensuring minimal impact on the pristine surrounding environment. A long time ago three close friends

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