African treasures: 10 landmarks you may not know about

Many of us travel to see iconic landmarks around the world – the Eiffel Tower, or the Grand Canyon – but there are many amazing sites of natural beauty and cultural importance on our own continent that don’t get enough attention.

Paraglide over Cape Town like a bird

Wondering what it’s like to glide over the ocean like a bird while enjoying the best views of Cape Town? Our journalist Ondela Mlandu went paragliding to get a glimpse of what the birds encounter daily.

12 must-see art galleries in Joburg

Here is a selection of galleries we have handpicked in Johannesburg for both visitors and locals to visit at least once (in a while) to catch on to the growing artistic wave in this buzzing city of gold.

Solo female travel: the Getaway bucket list

Despite the fact that solo female travel presents its own challenges, it’s one of the most rewarding ways to experience new places. Here are some of the places the women of Getaway would love to travel alone – what are yours?

10 beautiful eco-lodges around the world

There are so many beautiful eco-lodges around the world. From a tipi forest in New Zealand to an underwater room in Zanzibar, this is my pick of eco-lodges that are as easy on the earth as they are on the eye.