June 2018 issue is out!

Posted on 21 May 2018

Winged wonders

A portfolio of brilliant bird photos from around the world.


Rooms with views

Idyllic hideaways where you can wake up to nothing but nature all around you.



Welcome Lishivha eats, drinks and muses his way along Jan Smuts Avenue.


Namib Desert

It’s not all just sand and dunes, as Melanie van Zyl hunts scorpions, stargazes in bed and even swims.



Hop on a bus, turn a few corners and discover a different side of this city with Narina Exelby.



Ed’s letter

Holidays are for the birds, says Justin Fox.


Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.

The traveller

Sometimes ‘spag bol’ and a bit of telly are what’s needed abroad, writes Darrel Bristow-Bovey.


Our favourite letters and messages this month.



Wish you were here

From Russia with love, lavish palaces – and soccer.

First Look

This eco-lodge in Chintsa gets a green light.


Harfield – Cape Town’s compact, friendly village.


Four cool items that may help save our planet.


Good food and drink and a disco in the bush.


An ingenious way to cook without fire.


Four top events this month.




Mind the glare and nail those snow shots.


Six spectacular images out of Africa by our readers.


Road trip

KZN South Coast

Head inland for a change of scenery. We’ve mapped out three day trips.


The Final Cut


Beach houses for a subtropical holiday in SA.




Telescope and binoculars tested, plus expert tips.


Gear shop

Winter wear

We find the lightest (and cosiest) puffer jackets.

Energy snacks

Balls, bars, beans and bark (yes, it’s a thing) to add oomph to your travels


Insider’s Guide


Mia Louw finds fresh air, rowdy geese and fab food.



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