Hope spots are the ultimate call for citizens to engage with the ocean, to care for it, to make out own. South Africa has six spots. We visited some of them.
People often say to me, with tangible resentment, ‘So, you must travel a lot.’ Actually, no. I do not. Mostly, I sit in my office reading about other people’s wonderful journeys and deciding what’s worthy of our Getaway readers. I do believe travel makes people better. Why? Because it’s usually fun, and almost always interesting, and people are just better when they’re having a good time. Not that it’s all about you, reader: I hope this year will take me to Morocco, Madagascar and a whole lot of South Africa. Actually, that sounds like I do travel a lot. But at least I’ll pass my finds on to you.Follow @SonyaSchoeman
Our national parks are a treasure and we should use them, writes Sonya Schoeman.
The urban world is full of wildlife – you just need to know where to look.
Look around you. Sonya Schoeman bets you’ll find beauty, big and small.
At these Hope Spots around South Africa, you can enjoy the marine world while contributing to its conservation.
Our editor decides it’s time to make an unpopular point.
A big idea has been brewing in northern KwaZulu-Natal that could make the area another of SA’s strongest drawcards, writes Sonya Schoeman. But will it happen?
We’ve redesigned our magazine, and our editor, Sonya Schoeman explains these changes and offers insight on what to expect in our January issue to kickstart the year.
We suggest a few diversion tactics in this issue that will help you get through any group holiday, sanity intact.
A walk in the wild leads to new resolutions.