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.
Born in the Eastern Cape and raised in Cape Town, I’ve been working and travelling my way around Africa, Europe and the Mediterranean for the last 20 years. I'm always happiest when on the road. Robert Louis Stevenson said it best: "I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move."Follow @chrisdaviez
Jed decided to quit his job and ride his bicycle north to south through the Americas. This beautiful video captures the essence of why he decided to do it.
Thought learning to ski in the French Alps was an out-of-reach holiday? It’s more affordable than you might think – that is, provided the rand doesn’t plummet too much further…
Braai Day is upon us again and if you need some braaiing inspiration, pick up a copy of Jan Braai’s latest book – The Democratic Republic of Braai.
Learn to ski in France for under R20000 all included. Pick up a copy of the July 2015 issue of Getaway magazine to find out how.
Things are moving quickly in the world of drone technology. With the latest model from Lily, all you need to do to get great footage, apparently, is throw it off a bridge.
With Earth Day yesterday, this clip from the BBC reminds us what we’re trying to protect. It made me feel better. Nothing like a bit of David Attenborough to reset the perspective.
Since I was 16 years old, camping trips have been held up by the nightmarish N7 roadworks. This time I set out for Hondeklipbaai, determined to avoid the stop-gos. The result? A whole new world of pristine beach camping and fantastic West Coast hospitality.
This short composite includes time lapse footage of Hang Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, plus warm, mist-shrouded fields, and stars soaring over the Himalayas.
Check out Pep Fujas, Chris Benchetler and Eric Hjorleifson as they swish through the Alaskan night in Philips TV’s Afterglow film.