Always game for an adventure the opportunity to go on a Cycle in Soweto tour cropped up recently. Having grown up in Joburg’s northern suburbs I wanted to know more about the history on my doorstep. It wasn’t what I expected.
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Deep in the Amazon jungle, our columnist has a close encounter with his hubris – but manages to keep his head (and feet).
There’s always someone out there that’s cooler than you. Like sailors. You’ll never be as cool as a sailor. Here are 10 everyday things they’d kick your ass at without even trying.
Actor and filmmaker Akin Omotoso is better known for tales involving conflict, but soon he’ll release his love story, Tell Me Sweet Something, set in his hometown, Joburg. We spoke to him about the link between travel and inspiration in our February issue.
This is not a story about poaching. This is a story about passion and action. Getaway editor Sonya Schoeman pays tribute to the late Dr Ian Player.
I had the good fortune of visiting Groot Marico (or Bosman Country) in the North West recently: here’s what I learnt and heard over the weekend.
Spending the day zip-lining across gorges in a World Heritage Site is the perfect way to enjoy the mountains this summer.
Nature really is nurturing, and one woman is setting out to prove it. In the meantime, just get out there and feel it.
Cultural heritage tourism is one of the big motivators of travel. But with a country like South Africa, with 11 official languages, cultural heritage could look like a great many things. We asked six well-travelled writers and journalists which destinations they would recommend to South Africans.
Thami Manyathi, head of eThekwini Transport Authority, gives us his insights into the gorgeous city of Durban – and when it comes to secret hideaways, he’s got a great recommendation for a quiet break.