Riverwhacking the Zambezi

Dream of a truly wild adventure? This is one, exploring a part of an iconic river that most of the time doesn’t exist. How was it? It was beautiful, and Gerrit Rautenbach came back totally zenned out.

12 ultimate desert thrills for adventure seekers

We lucky souls who call Southern Africa home have thousands of square kilometres of desert in which to soak up the warmth of the great outdoors. Jacques Marais uncovers a dozen destinations brimming with action.

Green pea and lavender soup

Soup isn’t just for winter! This bright soup is full of spring flavours, and easy to make from your freezer or pantry in half an hour.

Pangolins are having a fantastic week

Pangolins are some of the most fabulously weird animals in the world – but they’re also some of the most threatened. This week at the CITES conference in Joburg, legislation was passed to change that.