A little speck in the Indian Ocean, Réunion Island offers so much more than powdery white-sand beaches. Home to sweeping mountain vistas, awesome aquamarine scenes and an active volcano, La Réunion is a dream destination for South Africans.
Lonely wind pumps and serene sheep suggest a more humdrum countryside, but this route takes in the best views of this vast region and returns to its untouched spaces.
What is it that makes a perfectly iconic Karoo road trip?
Every year, there's a bloom of incredibly-coloured carpets on the West Coast of South Africa and travellers migrate to catch the impressive spring spectacle. Here's how to find those astonishing wildflower fields in an easy weekend road trip from Cape Town.
Packed into an old Toyota Condor, I travelled up into the Mountain Kingdom (albeit slowly) to try fly fishing for the first time.
Lesotho is the only country in the world that’s entirely higher than 1000 metres above sea level. It’s highest lowest point sits at 1400 metres. Even if this is factoid is not an entirely true, Lesotho definitely feels closer to the sky than earth.
Imagine a place where hippos and humans live side by side. A place where Humpback whales breach just beyond the breakers in the Indian Ocean and the endangered Black rhinoceros finds safe harbour.
The name ‘iSimangaliso’ means miracle and wonder, and you certainly find it in spades when exploring this precious park.
Botswana without a 4x4? It’s possible in a sedan. Swim in the Okavango Delta, meet meerkats, sleep under the stars on the Makgadikgadi Pans and greet some of Botswana’s 150000 elephants on this week-long adventure
Palermo ranks as one of the world’s top streetfood destinations, which means it’s time to give mainland Italy the boot and fly to Sicily instead.
Here's how I ate my way to the heart of cannoli country.
Prefer scenic and sedate escapes or adventurous, adrenaline-filled capers? South Africa’s most scenic route caters for both leisurely and ballsy road trippers. Buckle up for a epic road trip.