Melozhori private game lodge — luxury on your own terms

Experience the expanse of the Karoo at this venue — a perfect getaway for a group of friends or families

Bird spotting on the Garden Route

Whether you’re a bird nerd, a twitcher, a lister or just curious, the region is a win when it comes to encountering our feathered friends

On safari in the Karoo

The Samara Karoo Reserve is Big Five reserve without the traffic jams and tour buses. It’s a space of stillness, of big sky and endless horizon. But it’s by no ...

Welcome to a winter wonderland

The village of Val d’Isère offers the picture-perfect backdrop for resort living. Think skiing, snowboarding, dog-sledding. And don’t forget the jacuzzis, ...

CRUISING: Leave your cares behind and sail away

There’s much to be said for leaving your cares on the dockside and sailing away

Babylonstoren: South Africa’s own Eden

Babylonstoren is all about bringing together the rustic and the contemporary. From its famed gardens to its retail spaces and spa, it’s about innovation and ...

St Helena: The island where Napoleon died

St Helena may be most famous as the site of the final exile of the military genius who became the emperor of France in the early 19th century. But it is also a ...

Cheers to second chances as Solms-Delta gains new investor

Once a thriving wine farm, Solms-Delta has largely fallen into ruin since being placed in business rescue. A US investor now offers it a new lease on life

So you want to be a yachtie?

More and more South Africans are taking to working on yachts in the Mediterranean and Caribbean. It sounds like a fabulous way to earn money, but there are ...

Evita’s Darling and what makes it special

The west coast village has much to offer: a treasure trove of history, a sardonic look at the politics of South Africa and a feast of local food brands

The Eastern Cape: a brave new safari frontier

While the Lowveld may hog the limelight for big five safaris, Richard Holmes discovers two new destinations worth the drive in the hills and plains of the ...

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Greater Cradle Nature Reserve: nearby but a world away

The Greater Cradle Nature Reserve in the Cradle of Humankind offers a wealth of activities for day-trippers and hotel guests alike

Bosjes estate — a wine farm with a difference

Say ‘Bosjes’ and those who know the estate will probably think immediately of its iconic chapel. But the FM was taken with its rustic allure and aesthetic ...

How to fix the Kruger’s traffic chaos

The Kruger National Park has come under fire for issues such as traffic congestion, an inefficient booking system and speeding. But a research project has ...

Limpopo’s top 10 must-visits

The northernmost province of South Africa is best known — among both locals and international visitors — as the home of the Kruger National Park. But it has ...