Since I was 16 years old, camping trips have been held up by the nightmarish N7 roadworks. This time I set out for Hondeklipbaai, determined to avoid the stop-gos. The result? A whole new world of pristine beach camping and fantastic West Coast hospitality.
Blog posts: Places to stay
Find the perfect hideout, holiday house, backpackers, B&B, lodge or a great spot under the stars for your next break.
At 120 kmph, hurtling down the N3, it’s a case of blink and you’ll miss Howick. Paul Maughan-Brown took exit 103 for a few laid-back days with the locals.
18 days on the slow road from Cape Town through the Eastern Cape, with a bakkie and a adolescent canine: we found seven affordable pet-friendly accommodation options, and some of the most beautiful landscapes in South Africa.
A cosy cabin is bliss in winter. All you need is a fireplace and a good whiskey to hide away from the world. Doesn’t that sound perfect? Yes. That’s because it is. If you’re looking for a perfect winter break, these cabins and isolated cottages across the country are great places to start.
Visit northern Mozambique’s Pemba in Cabo Delgado province and Medjumbe Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago for creamy beaches, clear seas, great food, and to experience the contrasts between unvarnished Africa and an island paradise.
Hey, we can always dream! At these five luxury lodges in Namibia, the views, food and service will have you feeling like royalty.
Exchanging homes with strangers across the world might seem daunting, but if done properly, it makes for cheap, lively holidays.
Simon’s Town is special: beaches, Victorian architecture, natural beauty in spades. It’s a village founded on history, and everyone has a story about their love for it.
For a small town, McGregor has a lot of places to eat and even more places to stay. From quirky deli-style fare to fine dining by candlelight, I’ll give you my recommendations, as well as which cottage to go for if you’re looking to spend the night.
Take to the water for a holiday with a difference in one of these wonderful Southern African houseboats.