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Nothing like Namib

Albert Buhr stalks unlikely love in the desert. I couldn’t say where I’d heard it, but I knew it came on good authority. We were discussing films when I told some friends at …

Thula, Thula Kuhle Drakensberg

Settings of Sheer Magnificence Some people run across the entire uKhahlamba-Drakensberg in a few days. Others prefer to hike this spectacular Drakensberg Traverse in a week. Some of us have even flown …

Searching for Norway’s Trolls

For every unusual rock face, dramatic peak or epic natural phenomenon in Norway, there’s a myth or legend that’s to blame. In fact, it would seem, as malicious as Norway’s trolls have …

I’m on a boat

Why fly into a city when you can float there? When it comes to Venice, there’s simply no better way to arrive in this intoxicating destination than on a boat. With its …

Lying low in Laikipia

For a moment it looked as if Boris was thinking of sleeping with someone else. Tugging his beaded leather collar, I patted my cosy pile of blankets. It didn’t take much persuading …

Mad over Manhattan

Americans do Christmas right – and a White Christmas in New York is the fairy-tale festive holiday. We spent a whimsical week discovering Manhattan and got exactly what we wished for. As Manhattan …

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Make the most of your Staycation

The year is steamrolling to an end and we all feel it – we need a break! While many are counting the days to that much-deserved family holiday trip, not everyone has …

Close to home dream getaways

If an overseas trip is at the top of your wish list, but travel time and budget is an issue, you may want to explore options right here in Africa. Our neighbouring …

Our top 5 travel adventures in Botswana

The word ‘safari’ was born out of two worlds coming together; ‘safar’ being Arabic for a journey and ‘kusafiri’, the Swahili verb for “to travel.” So, while it is generally associated with …

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