Buying a holiday house

With interest rates at their lowest in decades and restrictions on international travel the new normal, why not scoop up a holiday home in SA?

TRAVEL: Stellar stays in SA

Intraprovincial leisure travel is legal again. To celebrate, Candice Botha rounded up some stellar spots to escape to throughout the country

Ecology: The mystery of Botswana’s dead elephants

The death of nearly 400 elephants in Botswana is one of 2020’s big mysteries. Mark Read weighs in on the issue

Tourism and aviation: In desperate need of a kickstart

Richard Holmes gets to the bottom of a potential way to help the ravaged tourism and aviation industries, post-Covid-19

Wild times for SA’s luxury safari industry

The luxury safari industry has been hit hard by the pandemic. Tess Paterson considers its current state and future

Wildlife’s Covid-19 bonanza

Luke Alfred explores an unforeseen element to Covid-19 – the return of animals and perhaps, even, a healthier planet

TRAVEL: Steenberg Farm rebooted

Part of Steenberg’s charm is that it has slowly, steadily, built a reputation as a must-visit culinary destination in the Constantia valley

Shamwari Game Reserve is back in the game

New owners and a $25m investment into Shamwari Game Reserve have put this iconic Eastern Cape reserve back on top of the five-star safari bucket list

The Marly hotel: sand, sea, food and glamour

Sarah Buitendach reviews the revamped Marly

Why Mauritius was named golf destination of the year

The island nation was named Golf Destination of the Year for Africa, the Indian Ocean and the Gulf States in 2018. So where should you play? Debbie Hathway did ...

New boutique hotels make a splash

A new wave of boutique hotel brands offer travellers an individual stay with home-grown touches. The FM gave them a whirl

It’s whale-spotting season in the Cape

The Cape’s whale-spotting season is in full swing. And as Luke Alfred discovered, it’s an activity to have in your sights

Looking into SA’s historical battlefields

Local powers seem indifferent to the potential of SA’s historical battlefields

Go back in time at Coral Lodge

Winter getting you down? Just across SA’s border lies a dose of tropical sun, a luxury lodge on the beach, and a bridge that’ll transport you back in time

Welcome to the world of battery-powered safaris

Your next big five excursion could be battery-powered. Richard Holmes has unearthed the ‘shocking’ details

St Helena: Notes from a tiny island

This week marks the anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte on St Helena. Richard Holmes visited the remote Atlantic outcrop and penned these thoughts