October 2018 issue is out!

Posted on 17 September 2018

The October issue is out and features three coastline hikes of splendour; a guide to seeing elephants; how to visit Namibia’s Oranjemund; clearing your mind in Spain’s Formentera island; an insider’s guide to Chintsa and more!

Here’s what to expect in the October issue on sale now:



Photographers Roger and Pat de la Harpe capture biblical scenes in Lalibela.


Seaside slackpacking

Find a true sense of place on these hikes along three very different coastlines.



Don Pinnock is obsessed with them. This is where he goes to visit these captivating creatures.



This once off-limits diamond town is open now. Tony Jackman returns to the scene of his childhood.



Unspoilt Formentera island is the Cinderella to wicked party-sister Ibiza. Biénne Huisman finds it’s a great place to chase her imagination.



Ed’s letter

Justin Fox’s elephant encounters have led to a lasting love affair.


Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.

Travelling tales

Ben Trovato‘s bucket list of tricky situations.


Our favourite letters and messages this month.



Wish you were here

The rainbow forests of the north.

First Look

A no-frills base near the Durban beachfront.


Bicycling through ‘Big Five’ country? It’s more thrilling than scary.


Namibia is the star of a set of new music videos.


Celebrating gardens and all that grows in them.


Four top events this month.


Escape the urban jungle in Joburg’s creative ‘village’.




Less is more when it comes to desertscapes.


Six spectacular images out of Africa from our readers.


Road trip

Kenya to Cape Town

Two women, seven countries, 63 days … on bicycles. Jonathan Ancer tells the story.


Braai pizza

Turn out tasty offerings on a terracotta potplant base.


The Final Cut


Where to sleep in a barn or bath in a mountainscape.



Leather bags

A selection of the best by local artisans.


Insider’s Guide

Chintsa, Eastern Cape

This town may have two sides but it’s got one big heart, says Ondela Mlandu.



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