I am overjoyed to hear that short hiking trails have reopened in Mountain Zebra National Park, near Cradock.
Blog posts: Hiking
Find the best trails, tips and guides to hiking, including reviews of the best destinations to take your tekkies.
Gear guru Ray Chaplin explains how to choose the right kind of hiking shoe for your outdoor adventures.
I am not often troubled by sentimentality, but now and then I go through something worth marking in memory and I succumb. Our recent completion of the El Camino de Santiago has been such an experience.
After a 3-day romp around Paris visiting all the classic spots, we are now in Spain basking in glorious sunshine.
Table Mountain, the world icon of Cape Town, is a ‘must do’ for most travelling to the Mother City. Whether you choose to take the cable car to the top, or follow a more challenging route on foot, splendid views of the city, Robben Island and the entire Cape Peninsula await you.
Vagabond Adventures tackles The Otter Trail, South Africa’s most popular hike in the Tsitsikamma Forest.
Gil Bauman has completed the Otter Trail many times and gives us advice on what to pack.
As we are delayed in Cape Town for a little longer, due to some minor tweakage on Lula the Landy, we thought that it would be the perfect opportunity to let you in on all the wondrous things to do, see and eat here!
Day two’s hike takes us through Disa Gorge towards the Cable Way. It’s now that I understand why the brochure states that the trail is “for the experienced hiker.”
The call of the wild comes unpredictably. Sometimes it rings out when you’re in the thick of deadlines or other pressing matters. Other times it comes as a simple whiff in passing; from a chance encounter with a traveller or the smell of pine trees.