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1st Contact joins the TNT Travel Show

On 27 February 2016, members from our UK and South African offices joined hundreds of exhibitors at TNT’s February Travel Show. Aimed at travellers aged between 18 and 39, the show took place at London’s Business Design Centre and provided attendees with exclusive discounts on trips and tours from top tour operators from around the world. […]

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Rugby World Cup round up: The final

Last weekend’s semi-finals saw both Argentina and South Africa (contrary to this humble author’s gutsy predictions) fall out of the race for the Webb Ellis Cup. These teams will now compete on Friday in the bronze final. That means Saturday’s final will be a trans-Tasman affair with Australia and New Zealand both looking to secure […]

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Commemorating Anzac Day 2015 in London

On 25 April 1915 troops from Britain, Australia, New Zealand and France made a pre-dawn amphibious landing on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey. During the eight months of fierce fighting that followed, some 8,000 Australians and 2,000 New Zealanders lost their lives through combat, wounds or disease. This year marks the centenary of their brave […]

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5 trailblazing modern female explorers

International Women’s Day encourages us to stop, recognise and celebrate the many economic, political and social achievements accomplished by women. With this in mind, we thought we’d take a look at some trailblazing modern female explorers. While we all know who Amelia Earhart is, and that Sacagawea was the brains behind Lewis and Clark, there […]

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Wimbledon Common

7 things to do in Wimbledon that don’t involve tennis

Wimbledon – or “SW19” – may have a reputation for its eponymous tennis tournament, but it’s also home to thousands of expats from South Africa, Australia, Poland, Sri Lanka and Ghana. That means an influx of family over the festive break – family who’ll no doubt need to be entertained. Here’s our pick of seven family-friendly things […]

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