February 2018

Garden birds

A fresh look at our fellow feathered citizens by photographer Adam Welz.

 

Tented camps

Spoil your beloved or have a wild holiday for less at these 12 spots where you get to sleep amid the great outdoors.

 

Northern KZN

Swimming, cruising, fishing, bathing, floating… Jess Nicholson immerses herself in every body of water she can find here.

 

Madagascar

Yearning to cross a country from top to bottom? Tyson Jopson chose this spectacular island nation to explore by motorbike.

 

Lisbon

The capital of Portugal is totally underrated, says Kati Auld, which is why it makes the perfect holiday.

 

Upfront

Ed’s letter

Find your own state of bliss through travel. It’s easier than you think, writes Sonya Schoeman.

 

Contributors

Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.

 

The traveller

The last thing Darrel Bristow-Bovey expected on a beach in Thailand was enlightenment.

 

Inbox

Your thoughts and views, plus our latest winners.

 

Escape

Wish you were here

Why this is the year to visit New Orleans.

 

Neighbourhood

One of Jozi’s oldest suburbs has a new lease on life

 

Nature

Eight wonderful wetlands filled with life.

 

Bites

Compulsory for coffee lovers, plus a new tipple.

 

Gear

A notebook you can write in underwater.

 

Calender

Four top events this month.

 

Inside Getaway

There’s nothing on Earth quite like lemur hunting, says Tyson Jopson, except the guides who take you to do it.

 

Photography

Masterclass

How to capture a blur of motion.

 

Gallery

Four spectacular images out of Africa by our readers.

 

Road trip

Cape Winelands

Matthew Sterne maps a way to see (and taste) the maximum in a weekend.

 

Food

A well-fed weekend

Three tasty recipes that aresuretobeahit.

 

The Final Cut

Parys

The river’s where you’ll want to be; we have the best places to stay near it.

 

Gear

Hiking pants

They need to be tough, hard-working, comfy and light. We test six pairs.

 

Insider’s Guide

Jacobsdal

Ondela Mlandu finds a Free State town with a few surprises up its sleeve.

 

Competitions

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