Getaway gear editor Melanie van Zyl sets off into Botswana in search of its legendary baobab trees.
Blog posts: Travel stories
In Bali, there are no sidewalks. There is no walking. Only riding. Crazy riding. So what to do? Surrender all. Andy Ellis hires a scooter and finds himself embraced in a world where the Vespa is king.
It’s easy to rush from Noordoewer to the Fish River Canyon, to speed along the wide, dirt roads and get to Ai-Ais as soon as possible. But if you have a bit more time, then I say take it. There’s so much to see and do along the way.
The Okavango Delta is a World Heritage Site; a maze of waterways and floodplains that is celebrated for its value as a unique ecosystem, sustaining an unmatched variety of bird, animal, and plant life in Botswana. If you’re not checking the trees for some of Africa’s most colourful bird species… you ought to be!
Check out these lovely photos from four days in Portland, Oregon: the city that won’t grow up.
Deep in the Amazon jungle, our columnist has a close encounter with his hubris – but manages to keep his head (and feet).
Hey, we can always dream! At these five luxury lodges in Namibia, the views, food and service will have you feeling like royalty.
Villiers Steyn and Tabby Mittins have been to Kruger National Park more than 50 times. This time they had a theory to test: does the ultimate route go from south to north?
Life as a travel journalist is not all luxury lodges and sun-kissed beaches. But we’re still a lucky bunch. Check out our favourite trips from 2014 for some inspiration for your travel this year!
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.