Chad le Clos photos: South Africa's top sportsman away from the pool

Chad le Clos, South African Sportsman of the Year, has been named as the International Swimming Federation’s World Best for 2014. Have a look at some of the South African activities Le Clos indulges in when he has free time.


Get your adventure on at KwaZulu-Natal's Oribi Gorge

  • 04 December 2014 by Christine Marot Adventure

At the 27km-long, 400m-deep Oribi Gorge, Wild 5 Adventures introduces adventurers to a dizzying array of adrenalin sports, from a 165m bungee swing to cliff abseiling, ziplining and white-water rafting.


South African festivals – something for everyone

One should always have something to look forward to, and what could be better than having a few fun festivals lined up on the calendar? We take a look at some of South Africa’s more interesting festivals.


City lights and sights on Cape Town’s Night Tour bus

See Cape Town by night on the City Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off bus. These summer tours run until May next year and offer a different vantage point of the city.


Give a little Terroir this festive season

Chef Michael Broughton’s latest venture, Terroir – The Cookbook, is the ultimate stocking-filler for foodies who adore the finer things in life


Ziplining in the Drakensberg: Bucket-list item #2 done and dusted

  • 02 December 2014 by Christine Marot Adventure

Swooping from steep cliff sides to ancient tree platforms and back again high above the forest floor below treats the brave to a bird’s-eye view of the world.


Love South Africa: Photos by Martin Heigan

Here we showcase one of the many talented photographers contributing to the Love South Africa Flickr group.


Do your soul a flavour and visit Creation Wines near Hermanus

  • 01 December 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen (words and pictures) Food & Wine

When you visit Creation Wines and chat with owners Jean-Claude and Carolyn Martin – who are almost always on the floor looking after their guests – you’ll find that their secret ingredients are not only heavenly, but down to earth too: true love and hard work.


Indulge in a five-star bush experience at Nambiti Plains

  • 30 November 2014 by Christine Marot Wildlife

Game viewing can be a surprisingly passive pursuit at Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge, particularly when the elephants take their regular shortcut right through the lodge to take a long drink from the lodge pool.


Great horse-riding spots not far from the city

Picture horse riding along the beautiful sands of one of South Africa’s many beaches or along its many scenic trails – it’s a great way to discover the country.