My first job at South Africa’s oldest travel magazine, Getaway, was as the Gear Editor. I learnt loads about tech and admired the specs of all travel kit while compiling features on everything from hiking boots to solar panels, tents to blow-up mattresses, cameras to paper maps and more.
That's why the lovely folks at Hi-Tec asked me to check out the new Lady Lizzy 3-in-1 jacket. I took it for a spin in the wintry Drakensberg Mountains.
Did you know that the Okavango Delta is visible from space? Yep. This enormous green mass is one of Africa’s greatest and wildest nature areas.
Recently named a UNESCO world heritage site, the Okavango Delta is an entrancing beauty best appreciated from above. Here's what it's like to see these incredible wetlands from the sky.
Kolmanskop is a famous deserted diamond-mining town, which has slowly been taken over by time and sand, blown in from the Namib Desert. The town now stands empty and is best explored at dawn when the light sparkles off the sand.
The wide open spaces of the sparse Karoo never fail to stir my soul and there's an authentic farm feel of this patch of paradise close to Niewoudtville.
Set high above the Sabie River valley with abundant emerald views lies an extraordinary Balinese-cum-Moroccan-styled romantic getaway inspired by Timimoun of the Sahara.
The Timamoon Lodge complex is a bushveld paradise with a difference that's pretty much faultless – and it should be for its hefty price tag.
Looking for big cats in the beautiful Lowveld.
I've always wanted to visit Maputo and in December I got a small window, just two afternoons on the way to and back from Tofo near Inhamabane. We spent it exploring some of the beach and the brand-spanking new fish market.
Pitch a tent on prime river real estate at the only campsite inside Chobe National Park for an unfenced and wild evening in this incredible wilderness..