A journey to the Bo-Kaap sheds light on the neglected history of Cape Town's signature spicy dishes.
Got a hankering for hiking? South Africa’s oldest and most iconic trail is easily one of the most enchanting too. Use this rookies guide to doing it right.
For a country almost entirely covered in sand and rock, Namibia has an unexpectedly delicious side. So make 2020 the year you finally take that road trip and gorge yourself on affordable oysters, local game, German pastries and great local beer.
“This is the Devils Toilet”, said Boyd Mabole, grinning at my horrified expression.
“You want to know why? We’re going over some Grade III rapids and if you fall off the raft, you’ll be sucked down and flushed all the way to the bottom”.
Boyd doesn’t mitigate any of the world-class rapids we’re about to tackle. However, as a Zambian athlete kayaker who’s been coursing these crazy waters for 18 years, I can’t ask for a better human to take me down the Zambezi River.
Sample the gastronomic side of downtown Joburg on a foodie walking tour.
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.