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A once-in-a-lifetime bushveld break for four at Thornybush A once-in-a-lifetime bushveld break for four at Thornybush Date: 16/08/2014

Escape to the magnificent Thornybush Private Nature Reserve in Limpopo for five nights on a fabulous, five-star bushveld break.

7 Secrets of Sabie River Valley 7 Secrets of Sabie River ValleyDate: 16/08/2014

In the Lowveld between the towns of Sabie and Hazyview, the R536 hides more than just the Sabie River. The 14km Matumi Walking ...

Two lucky readers can each win a two nights' stay for two Two lucky readers can each win a two nights' stay for twoDate: 19/07/2014

Excelsior Wine Estate has a long history of producing quality wine, and welcomes you to the heart of the beautiful Robertson...

Ready, Steady, Row on Langebaan Lagoon, West Coast Ready, Steady, Row on Langebaan Lagoon, West CoastDate: 12/07/2014

It doesn't take long for a kayak adventure on Langebaan's smooth lagoon to banish Marianne Heron's dread of the deep. Thanks to...

Affordable bush breaks Affordable bush breaksDate: 04/07/2014

There's nothing to beat escaping to the bush and being surrounded by nature, game and birdlife. Here's our selection of ten bush..

Ride the Wild Side Ride the Wild SideDate: 01/07/2014

On a mountain bike you can travel at just the right pace to fully appreciate the African bush, as Fiona McIntosh discovers in ...

Riversdale is Rising Riversdale is RisingDate: 22/06/2014

Beneath its famous landmark, the Sleeping Beauty mountain, Riversdale in the Southern Cape stirs with new energy ...

Kalahari Sushi & Other Secrets Kalahari Sushi & Other SecretsDate: 24/05/2014

A pocket of the arid Northern Cape opens into a generous smile along the Orange River, where more than a hundred islands are ...

The Buzz of the Bean The Buzz of the BeanDate: 20/05/2014

Always keen on a good cup of coffee, Sue Adams discovers the real deal in Sabie Valley, where the distance from bean to cup en...

Night Rides Night RidesDate: 11/04/2014

Shaen Adey discovers an irresistible combination - cycling the Richtersveld by the light of the fall moon. I'd been invited to ...

The Story-time Town The Story-time TownDate: 04/04/2014

Somerset East is pure history, in the form of heroes, warriors, rogues and vagabonds going back to the early settler days

The Mother of all Walks The Mother of all WalksDate: 23/03/2014

If you do just one hike this year, the archeologist-led tour of Pinnacle Point Caves in Mossel Bay should be it.

Sinking their Teeth into Sharks Sinking their Teeth into SharksDate: 15/02/2014

Dale Morris swallows his fear (and a handful of seasickness tablets) and visits Mossel Bay, where a remarkable team of marine ...

5 Passes Run 5 Passes RunDate: 07/02/2014

The Western Cape is blessed with many historic and interesting mountain passes. Mike Copeland tackles five of them, in a day, ...

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