March 2018 issue is out!

Posted on 19 February 2018

Under the sea

A portfolio of stunning creatures by ocean-loving photographer Geo Cloete.


Best picnic spots

From blankies on beaches to cushions with a view, here are 18 places to make the most of late summer.



The best way to visit these Mozambican islands on a budget is by dhow. That’s what Melanie van Zyl did.


Train trips

A day out with two old ladies or a night away with a younger model: we try three different journeys.



The most populous city in India (daunting), 36 hours (crazy!), three tours (brilliant). Nikki Werner gets a real taste of it.



Ed’s letter

Cape Town’s tourism status is under seige. Sonya Schoeman considers the issues.


Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.

The traveller

In Dubai, Darrel Bristow-Bovey invited some strangers to his room.


Your thoughts and views, plus our latest winners.



Wish you were here

The wild heart of Rio.

First Look

A new reason to sleep over in Hluhluwe.


Sea Point’s back in fashion.


A cultural experience in the iMfolozi game reserve.


Taste the world, and Japanese gin.


A notebook you can write in underwater.


Four top events this month.

Inside Getaway

Halfway between here and there (the exact location he can’t reveal), Tyson Jopson meets Mad Max.




The magic of leading lines (or how to make people look where you want them to).


Five spectacular images out of Africa by our readers.


Road trip

The old postal route

Once done on foot, Tyson Jopson takes his motorbike for an adventure in the Cederberg Karoo.



A well-fed weekend

Three tasty recipes that aresuretobeahit.


The Final Cut


The places that make the most of this seaside escape in the desert (think views and/or no driving).



UV protection

Clothing that shields you from harsh sunlight.


Gear shop

Fold up and go – five nifty items that pack well


Insider’s Guide

White River

This Lowveld town has a lot of soul, says Mia Louw, as she visits her old haunts.



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