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Table of contents

Contents

First things first
A good road trip can bring about catharsis. Sometimes it’s the realisation that there’s no place like home.

The Traveller
A melancholic Darrel Bristow-Bovey finds perspective on a cold meander through Miami.

Escape

Wish you were here
Two places with mesmerising water: the rugged coastline of the Otter Trail and Norway’s Nærøydalselvi River.

Diary
Must-dos for your calendar.

Inbox
Your thoughts, your views. We want to hear from you.

News
The Maldives gets its first fully solar-powered luxury resort, visas to Zim & Zam get easier, alpacas and all that jazz.

Masterclass
Learn to get the best out of black and whites.

Travel

Durban street art portfolio
Street artist Faith47 transformed a busy inner-city area with her art. Teagan Cunniffe recorded the change it made.

Faith47 portfolio - March 2015

Easy rider
Andy Ellis grabs a handful of throttle, his sister’s ashes and storms the Karoo on a ride to remember.

A Road to Remember - March 2015

Elephant heaven
Chris Davies and Don Pinnock explore the issue of water at one of Africa’s most beloved parks, Hwange National Park.

Hwange - March 2015

A fun sun-seeking Surfari
Guy with Camera takes a Pajero and a surfboard through the Eastern Cape to find the best surf spots.

Pajero Surfari - March 2015

Check in

Hotel of the month
Talk radio’s indefatigable octogenarian Kate Turkington shares the secret to longevity (psst, it’s whisky) at her favourite Jozi boutique hotel.

Hot spots
From blue cranes to yellowwoods, we find five retreats where you can get close to our national emblems.

Just opened
A 200-year-old Cape Dutch homestead, and an upgrade for a South Coast favourite.

On the chart
Can you trust TripAdvisor? Pippa de Bruyn heads to Graaff-Reinet to compare the town’s top-rated spots.

Travel bites

Food
We celebrate two South African culinary artists: one making edible masterpieces in Amsterdam, and the other marinating poetry in Somerset East.

Viewpoints
Are you covered? Fatima Anter considers the ins and outs of travel insurance.

Debate
Janine Stephen clicks her way into the world of online activism to find out if signing petitions really works.

On track

Tripping
Chris Davies, Tyson Jopson and Scott Ramsay plot a road trip to get you from PE to Cape Town the wild way.

Gear
We test and rate five two-way radios for everyday use and find great gadgets to save you space.

Guide
Fred Hatman heads to Paarl and comes to new conclusions in the Cape’s old, unassuming winelands town.

 

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