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: Travel advice
Get useful first-hand travel advice from people who have been just about everywhere.
Road trips are the travel industry’s answer to psychologists, and a whole lot cheaper too. Here’s how planning a roadtrip can help your existential crisis.
Anti-malarial drugs need to be combined with other protective measures, so is it necessary to take the meds at all? We asked frequent travellers and doctors for their thoughts.
While the N1 will always make your journey go quicker, taking that back road detour might lead you to all kinds of countryside treasure.
Nothing ruins a holiday quicker than a horrid room, no matter how temporary the arrangement. After almost two decades of exploring accommodation on three continents, veteran travel researcher Pippa de Bruyn has worked out a thing or two.
Exchanging homes with strangers across the world might seem daunting, but if done properly, it makes for cheap, lively holidays.
Free-hearted gypsy or international felon? From their habits to their looks, they’re not so easy to tell apart as you might think.
Thanks to the modern day ‘Rail Europe tourist pass’, pocketing an ‘open’ ticket has never been easier. It’s not the first time I’ve done it – and it won’t be the last, but in Germany in particular, the über-efficient Deutshe Bahn service is a very cool way of getting about.
Ebola, as we all know, is a genuine problem. But so is sensationalism. Here are a few things I wish the wider world knew about ebola.
Being confined with your tots at 30 000 feet is the least desirable way to kick off a holiday. But with a little prep (and no sedatives required), you can fly with kids and arrive with your sense of humour intact. Mom-of-two Lori Cohen has learnt how to fly with children the hard way.