All public campsites in Botswana’s national parks are run by private operators, and visitors are required to book camping accommodation separately from park entrance and conservation fees. Here’s how you do it.
Blog posts: Travel ideas
Inspirational travel ideas in Africa from our blogging community, covering everything from microbreweries, restaurants, hikes, overland expeditions, camping trips and backpacking.
In 2013 a 500-kilometre finger of land stretching from Namibia to the corner Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia was named the Zambezi Region. Formerly known as the Caprivi, this odd strip of land is home to four rivers and at the right time of year, a befuddling amount of elephant.
Gin is the white spirit on everyone’s lips. We reviewed two new gin bars in Cape Town – for journalism.
Does your tube of sunblock last all summer? If the answer is yes, you’re doing it wrong. This guide will walk you though what’s right for your skin type and unravel the myths and jargon to keep you burn-free this summer.
Looking for a great place to stay on the Garden Route? Try Sedgefield – quieter and more relaxed than nearby Knysna, with direct access to a beautiful, pristine beach.
R35 gets you into the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens and it’s a beautiful spot for city-bound nature lovers to spend the sunny season.
Two ex-guides revisit the Orange River twenty years later – and discover that it might still be the world’s best family-friendly trip.
St Fort is a historical sandstone home dating back to 1913 set on Free State farmland underneath ochre-orange Maluti Mountains just 5 kilometres away from the arty village and Getaway readers get a 10% discount to stay here.
SA has a growing number of local and international film festivals which take place in the country every year. Here are 19 film festivals in South Africa to take note of.
Stellenbosch has a solid reputation for vino and I recently discovered that she’s also got soul. Here are images of her pretty town and a space filled with ubuntu – Kayamandi – to tempt your wanderlust.