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Astronomy day with your kids, Caravan trips in SA... Top 7 stories you shouldn't miss

2017-04-29 11:06

Cape Town – From SA's most expensive bakkies to celebrating Astronomy Day with your kids, check out these 7 awesome stories you shouldn't miss.

Channel24 featured Jeremiah Fraites from the Lumineers as he opens up about exploring South Africa. Health24 shares the real impact of having a large waistline in SA and Food24 giving us a local culinary spelling bee!

Here are the top 7 lifestyle stories of the week:

1 5 Most expensive double-cab bakkies in SA

Volkswagen has launched its facelifted Amarok, fitted with a new 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine, in South Africa in April 2017. Compared to rivals - the Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger - the Amarok is the only bakkie to offer a V6 diesel derivative. 

The enhancements and tweaks made to the new bakkie does come at cost. Just shy of R750 000, the top-spec Amarok is quite pricey -It's more than R100 000 than the top-of-the-range Toyota Hilux!

2.  The Lumineers’ Jeremiah Fraites tells us about meeting Obama and exploring SA!

While they brought the rain on their arrival they definitely brought the heat on stage. Channel24 interviews The Lumineers on their South Africa trip

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3. EXCLUSIVE: 'Blacks Do Caravan' author shares her travel experiences and camping tips

Despite being the victim of stereotyping, 'Blacks Do Caravan' author, Fikile Hlatshwayo, continues in her pursuit of adventure. She tells us more ...


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4.  How to celebrate Astronomy Day with your kids 

Awesome videos, cool Instagram accounts, apps, planetariums and events.

Read the full story here.

5. Can the colours you wear make you more likeable?

A different hue sometimes equals a different you. Could that pink top be the reason you received more hugs that day? 

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6. Could you pass a South African foods spelling bee? 

Take this quiz to see how much of an SA foodie you really are!

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7. 'Spare tyre' increases risk of early death 

Even those people who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report.   

Read the full story here.


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