Go stargazing on this easy Karoo road trip

Karoo skies are among the clearest on Earth, ideal for stargazing. Keep it simple with this easy road trip – camping, backroads, night skies and a chance to think deeply.

The phattest way to see the Wild Coast

Imagine a cycle tour that takes you from beach to bluff to ford to forest in five days, and no two routes are ever the same…There is one in SA, and you can do it.

How to beat the crowds in Zinkwazi

The gorgeous town of Zinkwazi is close to Durban and has wide unspoilt beaches. It brims and hums during the holiday, and out of season it’s a paradise of tranquillity, writes photojournalist Chris Davies.

Why fatbiking is the best way to see the Wild Coast

Imagine a mountain-bike tour along what is probably South Africa’s most beautiful coastline, to secret beaches and hidden coves that can only be reached by foot or bicycle. It’s time to go fatbiking on the Wild Coast.

The foodie’s guide to Chile

Chile is a country with a flourishing food, wine and beer culture, and it’s brimming in new-found confidence. I tasted my way around five areas of Chile: from ‘witch potatoes’ on Chiloé Island to artisanal beer brewing in Valparaíso. Here’s why now is the perfect time for foodies to visit Chile.

In photos: the street art of Valparaíso

With the nickname ‘Jewel of the Pacific’ you’d expect Valparaíso to be a sparkling kind of place. And it is: a hive of activity and colour, restaurants and cafés, backpackers, bars and boutique hotels.