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Table of contents

Winged wonders

A portfolio of brilliant bird photos from around the world.

 

Rooms with views

Idyllic hideaways where you can wake up to nothing but nature all around you.

 

Joburg

Welcome Lishivha eats, drinks and muses his way along Jan Smuts Avenue.

 

Namib Desert

It’s not all just sand and dunes, as Melanie van Zyl hunts scorpions, stargazes in bed and even swims.

 

Barcelona

Hop on a bus, turn a few corners and discover a different side of this city with Narina Exelby.

 

Upfront

Ed’s letter

Holidays are for the birds, says Justin Fox.

Contributors

Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.

The traveller

Sometimes ‘spag bol’ and a bit of telly are what’s needed abroad, writes Darrel Bristow-Bovey.

Inbox

Our favourite letters and messages this month.

 

Escape

Wish you were here

From Russia with love, lavish palaces – and soccer.

First Look

This eco-lodge in Chintsa gets a green light.

Neighbourhood

Harfield – Cape Town’s compact, friendly village.

Nature

Four cool items that may help save our planet.

Bites

Good food and drink and a disco in the bush.

Gear

An ingenious way to cook without fire.

Calendar

Four top events this month.

 

Photography

Masterclass

Mind the glare and nail those snow shots.

Gallery

Six spectacular images out of Africa by our readers.

 

Road trip

KZN South Coast

Head inland for a change of scenery. We’ve mapped out three day trips.

 

The Final Cut

Zinkwazi

Beach houses for a subtropical holiday in SA.

 

Gear

Stargazing

Telescope and binoculars tested, plus expert tips.

 

Gear shop

Winter wear

We find the lightest (and cosiest) puffer jackets.

Energy snacks

Balls, bars, beans and bark (yes, it’s a thing) to add oomph to your travels

 

Insider’s Guide

Dullstroom

Mia Louw finds fresh air, rowdy geese and fab food.

 

Competitions

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West Coast breaks

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Weekend in Chintsa

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