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Men's Health (South Africa) - - REGULARS & DEPARTMENTS - Pay homage to one of the gr­great­est men who ever lived by hit­ting the road roa for the Man­dela DayDa Marathon. This jogjo through his­tory tak­est you from Manaye hall in Im­bali, KZN, where Nel­son Man­dela made his lastever speech at the site where he was ar

Watch This! What if a hit­man needed a body­guard? This age-old ques­tion is an­swered in the imag­i­na­tively ti­tled Hit­man’s

Body­guard. But it’s not the premise that mat­ters. Much. Nope, it’s just an ex­cuse to cast Sa­muel L. Jack­son and Ryan Reynolds in the same movie, and let their polar-op­po­site per­son­al­i­ties riff off one an­other un­til the cred­its roll. Sounds like com­edy gold to us. 18 AU­GUST

...AND THIS! Stephen King’s time-trav­el­ling, mul­ti­ple-di­men­sion-span­ning, quasi-Western fan­tasy book se­ries re­ceives the full Hol­ly­wood treat­ment in The Dark Tower.

What you get: Idris Elba as a gun­slinger with re­venge on his mind, and Matthew McConaughey as a bone-chill­ing vil­lain squar­ing off in a post-apoc­a­lyp­tic US. If that’s not enough to get your ass in a movie theatre, you’re dead in­side. 4 AU­GUST DRIVE THESE! The great out­doors is one of the big­gest perks of liv­ing in SA. The 4x4 and Out­door Show, which (a) doesn’t dick around with fancy names and (b) dis­plays of­froad guz­zlers, from SUVs to quad­bikes, to test and covet, will in­spire you to ex­plore your world. 26-27 AU­GUST PLAY THIS!

Take Shadow of Mor­dor, make it ten times big­ger, and you still won’t match the scale of its mon­ster sequel. In Mid­dle-Earth:

Shadow of War you’ll step into the boots of an as­sas­sin, and lead an army of gob­lins, trolls and orcs to bring down Sau­ron. This is the one game to rule ’em all. 22 AU­GUST Visit This! Still scarred from that missed con­nec­tion that left you stranded in an air­port filled with more goats than peo­ple? Here’s your chance to up­grade your itin­er­ary to an es­cape, not an er­ror. The Hol­i­day Expo at Mon­te­casino in Joburg will bring to­gether some of the coun­try’s top travel ex­perts and agen­cies un­der one roof. You can arm your­self with ad­vice, in­vest in bet­ter baggage, and hash out your dream va­ca­tion with a travel agent. Leave days are scarce; here’s how you’ll make them count. 26-27 AU­GUST RUN HERE!

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