Joburg

Think You Know Joburg? The 60-Second Quiz

As Johannesburg celebrates one of its big birthdays (that's one of the questions), the city is showing off its stuff more and more. It was recently called one of the "coolest" cities in the world (that's...
kruger

When My Grandad was a Kid in the Kruger Park

One of the best things about a holiday in the Kruger National Park is the feeling that I am partaking in a family tradition - my granddad has been going there since he was a...
kruger

When My Grandad was a Kid in the Kruger Park

One of the best things about a holiday in the Kruger National Park is the feeling that I am partaking in a family tradition - my granddad has been going there since he was a...

Katundu Textiles & Beachwear

The interiors of Kaya Mawa on Likoma Island, on the shore of Lake Malawi, were made by Katundu, an island company set up by the wife of one of the directors to assist women...
mpumalanga

There’s More than Cape Town. The South African Bucket List

Cape Town might be high on many a traveller's bucket list but there are at least 9 other destinations in South Africa equally worth seeing, according to the US site Mashable. "For a medium-sized country," Mashable says...

Good Travel Hots Up

“Responsible travel” might not sound very sexy, but what is sexy is this (at least going by the latest figures that are emerging): By choosing certain travel destinations, you'll make a big difference to...

Global travellers rate South Africa tops in Condé Nast awards

That South Africa punches well above its weight in the global luxury travel market was again confirmed with the release of this year's prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards.The country garnered the top...

Mayakoba – The New Wave Riviera

Mayakoba is an anomaly. An area smack in the middle of the Mayan Riviera, it is almost the antithesis of everything the resort-laden Mexican coast has become known (and is often criticized) for. Though...

The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux (1975)

Whose description of this unforgettable travel book should we take other than that of the writer himself, who write on www.paultheroux.com: "The Orient Express, The Khyber Pass Local, The Frontier Mail, The Golden Arrow...

One's Company, by Peter Fleming (1934)

Peter Fleming, brother of James Bond creator Ian Fleming, wrote in 1934 pretty scathingly of what many consider a wonderful book of a 1933 journey through China. He dismisses the plaudits. His words are...

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