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  • La Belle: Camps Bay’s tasty new bistro

    La Belle boasts beautiful ocean views, and is chic, clean and comfortable.

    With the launch of La Belle Bistro and Bakery, there might finally be reason to cross over to the business side of Cape Town’s Sunset Strip.

  • 9 things I didn’t know about brandy

    Van Ryn's Brandy Distillery

    Van Ryn’s Brandy Distillery in Stellenbosch is over 100 years old and is steeped in history. Taking a tour of the distillery and cooperage, along with a brandy tasting or pairing will have you leaving with a greater appreciation for brandy.

Tested: iON Slides 2 PC Slide Converter

Posted in Gear Categories: Crazy gear and Gear tests.

Since the onslaught of digital photography in the past decade your gran’s old slides are probably lying in a box in the corner cupboard. Thanks to the iON slides converter, it’s time to get them out.

Hiking gear that’s stood the test of time

Posted in Gear Categories: Apparel and Crazy gear.

This year Getaway celebrated their 25th birthday so we sussed out the failsafe hiking gear that’s stood the test of time and gets stuffed into the backpack for journeys like the iconic Otter Trail.

August 2014

Get off the grid
It’s just you and wide-open space at these South African destinations.

Live out a medieval fantasy in the Pearl of the Adriatic.

Little fishing village turned mega-holiday destination.

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Getaway Photography

Anthony Grote - Pushing through the wave
  • Namibia Group Tour

    Namibia Group Tour

    Visit the red dunes of Sossusvlei, dine under the stars in Swakopmund and admire bushman engravings in Damaraland on this 10 day Namibia group tour.

  • 6-day Victoria Falls and Safari Combo

    6 day Victoria Falls and Safari combo

    Spend 6 fantastic days on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, exploring the Victoria Falls and wildlife of the area.

  • Delicious Mauritius Package


    From exhilarating flavours to inspiring cultures and landscapes, the legendary northern coastline of Mauritius is just the spot for a beach holiday.

  • 5-day Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Safari

    Rwanda Gorilla Tracking

    Spend five magical days tracking gorillas in Rwanda: a nature lover’s paradise and home to the world’s largest population of mountain gorillas within the Volcanoes National Park.


  • Gauteng Getaway Show

    Gauteng Getaway Show

    The 22nd Gauteng Getaway Show will return to Johannesburg’s ever popular Coca-Cola dome from 29 to 31 August 2014. BOOK NOW Gautengers were clearly not put off by the chilly weather at the 2013 Gauteng Getaway Show. We welcomed a staggering 19 024 travel and outdoor enthusiasts through the doors of the Coca-Cola Dome. We... Read more »

Boeremark, every Saturday

Opening up every Saturday under the trees off of Bankovs Boulevard is Boeremark – Bloemfontein’s biggest open air market.

Win a CAT watch worth R3150


We’re giving away a CAT watch, worth R3150! Just one simple question and it could be yours.