South Africa

Destinations

A Leopard in Kruger National Park. Image: iStock/ Simoneemanphotography

An essential guide to South Africa: six ways to see the Rainbow Nation

Nicknamed the ‘Rainbow Nation’, South Africa is a country of contrasts that seduces with golden beaches, dramatic mountains, an abundance of wildlife and a rich history. Whether you’re searching for […]

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Destinations

Torridon Wester Ross on the North 500 Coast route. Image : Mark Appleton

Scotland to South Africa: the most epic road trips in the world

Nothing compares to the freedom of hitting the open road, and with these nine incredible drives, you’ll get to witness some of the most jaw-dropping beauty in the world – […]

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Hotels

Our stay of the week – Nyala Safari Lodge, South Africa

Our stay of the week – Nyala Safari Lodge, South Africa

The Mohlabetsi River’s name translates as ‘sweet waters’, an appropriate name considering the sublime views of its leisurely babbling currents from Nyala Safari Lodge, located on a private game reserve in […]

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Destinations

Griffith Observatory, California. Image: iStock/f11photo

Seeing stars: seven amazing observatories that you can actually visit

In July 2016, NASA achieved ‘the hardest thing’ it’s ever done, when it put a space probe into orbit around Jupiter – our solar system’s largest planet. Crossing a distance […]

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Hotels

Image courtesy of The Portobello Hotel, London

16 incredible hotel rooms with bathtubs

No matter whether you’re on a fast-paced city break or an idyllic rural escape, respite and relaxation are always key at the end of each day – and you’ll find fewer […]

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Destinations

Lapland, Finland. Image: iStock

13 places you should visit in 2017

This year is about experiences and adventure; it’s a year that’s less about languishing and more about making the most of the destination you’ve chosen to visit. Don’t just snap the […]

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Destinations, People

Filippa in Cederberg.

My city: Cape Town

Our ‘my city’ series puts a new perspective on some of our favourite places, as we catch up with creative residents, asking them to divulge their best-kept secrets. From their recommended […]

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Hotels

Our stay of the week – The Vuyani Safari Lodge, South Africa

Our stay of the week – The Vuyani Safari Lodge, South Africa

Take 10 ludicrously romantic suites, place them in the wilderness and the result is this – The Vuyani Safari Lodge. Located within a private game reserve on the edge of Kruger […]

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Destinations, Food & Drink

Prawn mee noodles in Penang. Image: iStock/ThamKC

The world’s best foodie breaks

Dreaming of a palatable escape? From taking a vegetarian tour of Cape Town to following a spice trail through Morocco, we’ve eaten our way through some amazing foodie destinations, bringing […]

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