Our columnist, Darrel Bristow-Bovey, has a sobering moment on the tireless streets of New York.
Blog posts: Travel stories
You don’t want to spend your entire holiday feeling uncomfortable, or worrying if your kids are too loud or too busy. There needs to be loads of space and our kids need to be catered for. When our kids are happy, WE are happy. These 10 spots around Cape Town get it right.
With the morning sun rising over Durban’s golden shores, I hit the N3 heading inland in search of the smaller, two-wheel-drive-friendly nature escapes that slip through most itineraries.
Glentana is the first choice holiday destination when George and Oudtshoorn locals go beach-walking. This is why. By Jazz Kuschke.
At first glance, there’s nothing to do in Elands Bay except surf and eat crayfish. Yet the same family caravans return to the beachfront campsite each summer. Clearly, doing very little is part of the appeal in this sleepy coastal town.
Nikki Werner returns to Berlin after a 7-year absence and finds a confident, colourful and culturally diverse capital where a sense of history doesn’t mean historical baggage, and food and fun abound.
At the foot of the Lebombo mountains, just south of Swaziland, lies a destination that not only resembles Zimbabwe’s Lake Kariba, but also rivals it in terms of activities and accommodation. Villiers Steyn and Tabby Mittins soaked up the sun on Lake Jozini.
We decided to go see Cuba before the Americans came in and lined it with Starbucks. I expected to find fading mansions and palm trees and sweet senoritas swishing down the avenidas in short skirts with a sassy sway.
Away from expensive, overcrowded East African safari destinations is Ruaha, a remote park that’s home to 10 percent of the world’s remaining wild lions.
Here’s what a fast, uncompromising two-month trip through Africa taught me about travel – and the real joys of public transport.