May 2018 issue is out!

Cyril’s Beauties

Photographer Daniel Naude’s images of the president’s Ankole cattle.



There’s a comforting energy here, Ondela Mlandu finds, and the dam is at the heart of it.


Best snow escapes

Ten winter wonderlands for building snowmen, making snow angels and lobbing ice balls.



Tyson Jopson has two very different experiences in the kingdom’s lofty national parks.


Isle of Skye

This Scottish island is very popular, but Chris Davies finds an idyllic (and mostly free) way to experience its charms.



Ed’s letter

Our new editor Justin Fox returns to where he started.


Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.

The traveller

Sharks and show-offs don’t mix well, reckons Darrel Bristow-Bovey.


Our favourite letters and messages this month.



Wish you were here

A reminder of Zimbabwe’s ancient majesty.

First Look

A place to spoil all your senses in Franschhoek.


Groenkloof – Pretoria’s green ‘village’.


A dam fine watery time in Ballito (not at the sea).


The high-flyers’ private chef goes public.


We tuck into, and rate, the latest instant meals.


Four top events this month.




Fine-tuning your freeze-motion skills.


Five spectacular images out of Africa by our readers.


Road trip

Karoo Parks

Beyond the windpumps and sheep, Melanie van Zyl finds something wild.


The Final Cut

Prince Albert

Accommodation in this village has been created with care.




Telescope and binoculars tested, plus expert tips.


Gear shop

Four illuminating options for your next trip (lights).


Insider’s Guide


Justin Fox is shown secret pools and tangled forests in this place of legend.



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