The landscape around Babanango Game Reserve is a sorcery of craggy outcrops, acacia-flecked plains, flourishing grasslands and meandering valleys draped in moody mists.
Local travellers are acquainted with the Karoo's well-trodden Route 62, but have you heard of the Free State's Eagle Route? For space, charm, cherries and cheese head to Clarens - but also beyond!
This underrated Waterberg hideaway is not only the classic weekender distance from Johannesburg but also a boon to those with pockets in a pinch
Every year, South Africa's remote semi-deserts erupt into a carpet of colour, but some years are just better than others.
This remote northern KwaZulu-Natal outpost will make you feel like the only people in the world.
Forget the Western Cape. South Africa has more unusual, warmer whale-watching destinations you should head to this winter.
Home to places such as the Kruger National Park, Limpopo Province is better-recognised for its wilderness, but what about the personalities on the peripheries? Go beyond the stereotypical safari and discover one of South Africa's most cultural corners.
The Cape is renowned for exceptional whale sightings each winter. Beat the busier hubs (sorry Hermanus) with a quieter road trip along Overberg backroads and discover a more tranquil trail of whales.