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Table of contents


Island Bicycles

Our photographer Teagan Cunniffe captures the laid-back cycling culture in Seychelles.


Best beach cottages

This summer’s most sought-after addresses: 11 special places you can reach quick sticks.


Klein Karoo

It’s wild out there. Sonya Schoeman gets a guided tour, meets a cheetah and then goes free range in two pristine reserves.


Skeleton Coast

The last frontier (literally) for many a traveller, Don Pinnock takes a windswept drive in Namibia.



Enthusiastic swimmer Helen Walne has an island-hopping holiday with a difference.



Ed’s letter

There’s nothing like leaving home to make you appreciate what you have, says Sonya Schoeman.



Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.


The traveller

Darrel Bristow-Bovey joins the audience at Piano Day in Rome.



Your thoughts and views, plus our latest winners – including the best shots from our Canon Instagram competition.



Wish you were here

Our newest (oldest) World Heritage Site.



Go eye-to-eye with vultures on this new deck.



Child’s play: we try out a scooter made for the mountains

First look

The graffiti art on this Sandton hotel tells us it’s something different.



A sassy sunhat that’s easy to pack.



Four top events this month.



Sign up for a pop-up supper club, or go behind the scenes in a top restaurant.


Inside Getaway

What happened when Tyson Jopson took his mom along for the ride.




Why sometimes shooting into the light is the right thing to do.



Five spectacular images out of Africa by our readers.


Road trip

Eastern Free State

Escape Joburg to this place ‘full of very big things’.



Lamb chop perfection

The only way to cook them, plus other nifty braai tips.


The Final Cut

Dolphin Coast, Kwa-Zulu Natal

No high-rise apartments. Ten idyllic holiday homes on or near the beach.



Camping for couples

The best gear. It’ll score you major brownie points.



Braai gadgets

We’ve got this summer’s entertaining sorted.


Insider’s Guide

Cape Town

‘Sowetan-in-Cape-Town’ Mohale Mashigo finds a lot to like in the Mother City.



Send us your photos

Win great prizes for your best images, including a trip for two to Botswana.


Magical De Hoop

Win a three-night stay for eight at De Hoop Nature Reserve, worth R33 600!


Win a brand new Toyota Fortuner 4×4

Does a Toyota Fortuner have your name on it?