Wakkerstroom is a village with no traffic lights for at least 30 kilometres in any direction. And that’s the way the locals like it. Here’s our guide to what to see and do in Wakkerstroom.
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.
What is timeshare? What are its benefits? And are there disadvantages? Here’s the low-down.
Want to experience the Okavango Delta without breaking the bank? Here are the best ways to do it – as well as where to stay, and when to visit.
Need a weekend break near Joburg? Head to the mountains around Magoebaskloof for tangled indigenous forests, birdsong, and amazing vistas.
Internationally renowned street artist, Falko, is road-tripping around SA, painting dorpies as he goes. Photographer Luke Daniel is with him. This is Luke’s dispatch from Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape.
If you thought flower viewing was limited to the West Coast during spring, you’d be mistaken. Here’s a list of where to see spectacular displays of all sorts of flowers across South Africa.
There’s nothing quite like travelling by train, listening to the rhythmic rumble as the wheels clack over the tracks and the world flashes past the window of your compartment. Here’s my pick of the world’s best train trips: from day outings to long, luxury sojourns.
Rachel Robinson had tried to learn how to surf before, but it never really took. That is, until she won a week’s worth of lessons in Coffee Bay.
In every issue of Getaway magazine, we visit a little town to find out its secrets and its quirks. Here you’ll find every guide we’ve written over the last year (and a bit) – if you’re looking for a new adventure to enjoy in South Africa, there will be plenty of inspiration here!
With the long weekend coming up, we thought we’d add a few extra things to the list to ensure your road trip runs as smoothly as a classic Mustang.