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Forget expensive flights and hotels – here’s why camping is better!

Even the biggest city slickers feel the urge to get out of town and enjoy the fresh air of the great outdoors. There are so many reasons camping is way better than a conventional holiday (trust us on this one!) As more of us keep a closer eye on our budgets, camping is a relatively inexpensive way to spend a long weekend or holiday away with family and loved ones. But that’s just the beginning. There are a whole host of health benefits associated with camping guaranteed to inspire you to spend a night under the stars. Good for sleep…
Trustworth Sibanda
4th Mar 2020
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Valentine’s Day date ideas you’ll love

Valentine’s Day date ideas you’ll love Whether you and your special someone have been together for 20 years or 20 days, we’ve rounded up the best (and most thoughtful) ways to show you care this Valentine’s Day.     Join our special Valentine’s sushi making and rumba class Eat, dance, and be merry at the ultimate date night on Thursday 13 February right here at Mall of the North. Book now for an unforgettable couple’s sushi making and rumba dance class at 6pm at Ocean Basket for only R250. To secure your spot email events@mallofthenorth.co.za. We can promise that this is…
Trustworth Sibanda
7th Feb 2020
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New year, new hobby!

We’ve all made a resolution or three in the past that turned out... or rather didn’t turn out at all.  Not this year! Instead of making an impossible to-do list for 2020, why not do something a little different, learn something new, and have a little me time in the process?  Having a hobby not only gives us something to do during our leisure time, it’s also a fantastic way to learn a new skill and meet people with similar interests to our own. Hobbies are also a great way to relieve stress by providing a creative outlet that’s otherwise…
Trustworth Sibanda
20th Jan 2020
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A holly jolly (eco-friendly) Christmas

It really is the most wonderful time of the year and Mall of the North is looking forward to sharing it with you! The festive season is a chance to spend quality time with family, friends and loved ones while enjoying the many gatherings, parties and celebrations. With so much to think about, reducing your carbon footprint might not be top of you to-do list – but having a few green ideas at the ready can add to the beauty of the season, save you a whole lot of time, and even a little extra money too.    Choose quality…
Kotse Ramogale
2nd Dec 2019
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Looking forward to the best summer holiday yet? Start prepping now!

The summer holidays are almost here! Whether you’re jetting off abroad or staying close to home, we have some tips to get you from A to B without the stress. And if that wasn’t reason enough to get excited, Mall of North is bringing you even bigger and better Black Friday deals on 29 November!    Start prepping now Double-check all your important documents and make sure everything is up to date. This applies to your ID, passport and driver’s license but also medical aid cards, travel insurance and vaccination certificates if you’re leaving our shores. If you plan on…
Kotse Ramogale
3rd Nov 2019
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Wedding season is here

Wedding season is here (and so is your ultimate guest survival guide) Chances are you’re already well aware that wedding season has begun. And thanks to our sunny South African weather the time for canapés and happy ‘I dos’ will continue well into April 2020. Whether you have one, five or 10 special days to attend as a guest, we have the ultimate guide to enjoying it all in style.  First up, get your wardrobe wedding ready.  You don’t need a dozen couture outfits to choose from to look sensational. Start stocking up on wedding-worthy attire at Mall of the…
Kotse Ramogale
1st Oct 2019
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Summer skin glow up

Spring has finally sprung! And what better way to celebrate the warmer weather than by spoiling yourself by giving your skin a summer glow.  We all know that skincare is important, and also how easy it is to fall out of a good routine. But as we spend more time outdoors, looking after your skin becomes seriously important. So what do dermatologists recommend for healthy, glowing skin? We rounded up our favourite top tips.  Remove every trace of makeup before bed  There are no exceptions to this golden rule for good reason. No matter how light your makeup, leaving it…
Kotse Ramogale
4th Sep 2019
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How to find your signature scent

How to find your signature scent Christian Dior once said, “A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting”. But with rows upon rows of beautifully packaged perfumes, how do you pick the right one for you? Know yourself What scents do you love? The answer is already right under your nose. Think about your daily life. Are you attracted to sweet and floral smells, or fresh, crisp and citrusy notes? Once you’ve identified a particular note or two, whether it’s fruity or spicy, there are few online resources that can point you in the right direction to fragrances…
Kotse Ramogale
2nd Aug 2019
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A beginner’s guide to zero waste living

We’ve all heard about the effects single use plastics have on the environment and our oceans. But you might not have heard about the zero waste living, a movement which focuses preventing waste and reusing as much of what we buy as possible.  Here are a few tips to get you started: Refuse single use items like plastic bags, straws, cups, utensils, and unnecessary packaging. Reduce the waste you generate by making more conscious, higher quality purchases. Grow your own food as much as possible. If space is limited, indoor container gardens are an attractive money-saving option. Repurpose - find…
Kotse Ramogale
3rd Jul 2019
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Shopping for the guy who has it all

With Father’s Day just around the corner we know that finding a gift for dad can be tough. You want to get him something he’ll enjoy – something that’s both useful and cool. Dads often make gift giving even more challenging by insisting they don’t need anything new. Instead of more socks and another tie, think outside the box and consider a novel gift for the guy who says he has it all.   Here are some top picks for dad this Father’s Day: PopSockets PopSockets are available at most cellular and electronic stores. This handy little stick-on gadget functions…
Kotse Ramogale
11th Jun 2019