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  • Meandering in the mountains

    Lots of Christmas holidays will be spent at home this year. Or maybe the mountains will call you.
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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