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.
Blog posts: Interviews
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.
You know you’re built for life in the bush when the hessian hut you live in burns to the ground and you whip up a quick reed-based replacement on the banks of a river. Bruce and Judy Meeser have been doing this for 30 years…
Art book publisher David Krut is a fan of galleries, Thai food and the city of gold. We spoke to him about his favourite Joburg hotel in the November issue – here’s his recommendation for his favourite secret hideaway!
There are many parts about my job that I love. I get to be captivated by South African greats who, at times, happen to be my heroes. I recently sat down with umam’Gcina Mhlophe for an enthralling journey down memory lane.
Paul Duncan is the head curator of the World Design Capital 2014. He is inspiring, proudly South African, but mostly, like us, he loves a good getaway! For Paul, a good holiday includes a half bottle of whiskey, no schedule and all things design.
As head curator of the World Design Capital 2014, Paul Duncan has got an eye for quality. Vuyi Qubeka interviewed him for our September issue (on shelves now), but we kept his best secret hideaway for our web readers.
A few weeks before this year’s general elections, I interviewed the inspiring Lindiwe Mazibuko, then parliamentary leader for the Democratic Alliance.
We caught up with Ferial Haffajee, City Press editor, for some travel thoughts in our August issue.