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Gateway to Kruger Park

I had no plans. My flight was booked – and that’s where my itinerary ended. My first ever trip to explore this part of South Africa was going to be an unscripted …

Portugal in a campervan

Our trusty app, Park4Night, has guided us to a parking lot nestled in the middle of a valley and moments away from a white sandy beach with vast boulders battered by the …

Pedalling through paradise

The early evening chants from a nearby mosque resonate through the air and drift across the bay, while in the background the lapping sound of the ocean provides an almost hypnotic rhythm. …

Into the blue: Indonesia

We roll back into the tropical water system of the Celebes Sea, into a parallel universe with a seagrass plain and coral reef, alive with sea creatures. Part of the epicentre of …

20 faces of Plett

1. Bungy jumping off Bloukrans Bridge If throwing yourself safely off a bridge sounds like fun, Bloukrans offers that – and it’s not far from Plett. While no real fitness is needed …

Russia is a riddle wrapped in mystery

I only learnt of the Russian custom to say “let’s sit down for the road” or “Присядем на дорожку” after I returned from a trip to Russia recently. It serves as a …

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Destination Nosy Be, Madagascar

A long, long, long time ago – before Man started interfering with our planet – an ancient continent known as Gondwana slowly, very slowly, split up. Big and little bits drifted away. …

Running out of wishes in Malawi

I forgive her lack of fetish for geography (despite being educated in Kenya) because her description is so apt. And here I am again, my powdered heart and I – this time …

Mauritius – Beyond the beach

About an hour’s drive from Long Beach Gold and Spa Resort on the Mauritian east coast, lies La Vallée de Ferney (Ferney Valley) – a beautiful 200ha sanctuary for a variety of …

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The Glass Sipper

The crystal clear gift choice this festive season A new generation of eco-conscious iced coffee and cocktail-lovers is shunning single-use plastic straws in favour of the Glass Sipper range of re-usable straws. Handcrafted locally, …

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