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Uber: a welcome addition to Joburg’s transport options

Johannesburg is notorious for being a city which is badly serviced by effective public transport.  While Rea Vaya is a cheap and extremely viable option for the inner city and certain main routes, because of Johannesburg’s huge sprawl, there is no door-to-door public transport for suburban areas. This is where Uber entered the public transport […]

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A guide to the new immigration regulations

Nothing is anything  without an acronym so here’s to  Home Affairs’ EMCS …. aka Enhanced Movement Control System ie the new procedures & systems for  immigration.   While concessions to South Africa’s immigration regulations were approved by Cabinet, it will take time for the new regulations to filter down to embassies in foreign countries and to ports of […]

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Another award for Liz at Lancaster

There was huge jubilation at Liz at Lancaster after Thursday night.  Zac and Liz attended the Lilizela Awards dinner on 22nd October at the Sandton Convention Centre and walked away with the national, yes …. NATIONAL, Lilizela award in the category 4 star guesthouse. What an honour and achievement!  The Lilizela Awards are South Africa’s […]

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10 great reasons to stay at Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse

          Fast speed internet – the first thing all guests ask for on arrival is the internet password.  And recently, a guest  was so chuffed with the speed here, he downloaded an App to check our speed – it was 8.6 megs. He was super-impressed. We can all cope better after […]

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New immigration regulations – Three questions for ‘the Tourism Terminator’ …

Dave Marsh writes in  South African Tourism Update:  They are calling Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, the Tourism Terminator. Unmoved by the evidence and growing alarm in the travel and tourism sectors about new immigration regulations, he has just reaffirmed in a joint statement with Derek Hanekom, Minister of Tourism, that they will be introduced almost unchanged […]

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