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    Exposed by the fashion police!

    My already minimalistic wardrobe has worn out completely during the lockdown. Which reminds me of the time half the stuff I owned was thrown out anyway...
  • Western Cape gets cheeky to lure the crowds

    The province is touting itself as "a world in one country" to draw travel-starved domestic tourists this Christmas
  • Making art accessible

    Whether you fancy an art class or feel more comfortable viewing the work of others, Ibi Art Studio is a friendly place to start
  • Exquisite African isles

    Regional travel is back in business, and the exquisite, aspirational islands of Mozambique are just a short hop away.
  • I can see!

    A cataract operation and a prescription lens insert brings the world back into focus
  • Reset, rethink - and don’t forget to breathe

    The magnificent Cascade Country Manor near Paarl is offering wellness weekends to help reset your body and brain after the Covid lockdown crisis.
  • Riding for a reason

    Riding therapy gives new hope for disabled kids
  • Abelana Game Reserve

    A new luxury lodge has opened near Phalaborwa, offering Big Five tourism in a project that’s championing both conservation and community upliftment
  • Loyiso Gola live at the Bioscope

    The theatre is back! Well, the bold Bioscope cinema that's doubling up as a theatre too. Comedian Loyiso Gola supplied the laughter.
  • Encounters in Ethiopia

    Men, monkeys and priests provide some memorable moments in this land of ancient wonders
  • Malaysia

    A land of disappearing jungles and crowded markets
  • Life returns to the African bush

    Safari Plains in Limpopo's Mabula Private Game Reserve was one of the first lodges to reopen after the hard lockdown, and it's offering some brilliant special rates for locals.