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Colleen Blaine

I'm a bush loving, ocean living, wine drinking, olive eating travel writer sharing Southern Africa and afar through my stories and photography. And I blog at colleenblaine.co.za
Posts by Colleen Blaine
5 must-do wine activities in Robertson Valley this summer

5 must-do wine activities in Robertson Valley this summer

South Africa has long been applauded as one of the world’s leading wine destinations and none more so than the...
Colleen Blaine
A local’s guide to driving the Garden Route

A local’s guide to driving the Garden Route

South Africa’s Garden Route is fast becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Africa, after Cape Town...
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Cape Town: A walk down Long Street

Cape Town: A walk down Long Street

A visit to Cape Town is not complete without a cruise down and around one of its oldest streets. Long...
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6 hotels you didn’t know existed in South Africa

6 hotels you didn’t know existed in South Africa

Many say that all hotels are the same.  Seen one; seen them all. However, this may not be the case...
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11 Reasons why farm fresh rocks in George

11 Reasons why farm fresh rocks in George

One of my favourite parts about flying into George airport is as the plane clears the magnificent Outeniqua mountain range...
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The trendiest restaurants in Port Elizabeth

The trendiest restaurants in Port Elizabeth

It’s not often you hear South Africa’s friendly city mentioned in the same sentence as trendy or up-to-date, yet if...
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Great Johannesburg festivals for everyone

Great Johannesburg festivals for everyone

If you haven’t been to a festival near where you live in the last 12 months in South Africa then...
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How to find cheap last-minute flights

How to find cheap last-minute flights

For some of us planning ahead can be a little bit daunting and booking last minute is a normal thing....
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The 10 best Port Elizabeth beaches

The 10 best Port Elizabeth beaches

Port Elizabeth has been called many things from the ‘windy city’ and ‘friendly city’ to the Gateway to the Garden...
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