It might be summer now, but eventually winter will make its comeback and that South African chill can be terrible for body and soul.
Why not instead start planning to skip winter with a trip to the Northern Hemisphere where summer will be in full swing - especially at these European beach towns.
From Belgium's Ostend to the sandy Volos in Greece, what better way to say bye-bye to those winter blues - your future-self will thank you.
READ: From Bikini to uShaka: See SA's 45 Blue Flag beaches for the festive season
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