A trip to Pemba and Medjumbe Island

Visit northern Mozambique’s Pemba in Cabo Delgado province and Medjumbe Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago for creamy beaches, clear seas, great food, and to experience the contrasts between unvarnished Africa and an island paradise.

Spion Kop: a battle of blunders

Mistakes, miscommunication, bungles and blunders. That’s the story of the Battle of Spion Kop in KwaZulu-Natal. You can visit the site alone but it’s far better to go with a guide who can make history rear up and come to technicolour life.

Goukamma: a hidden retreat on the Garden Route

Much of Goukamma Nature Reserve’s charm lies in its walking, kayaking, birding and sense of peace and isolation – all this despite its position between Knysna and Sedgefield on the busy Garden Route coast .