Features

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World’s Worst Tourist Traps

And is local always lekker?

Between heaving crowds, snaking queues and inflated admission costs, some iconic global hot spots just don’t live up to the hype. For a more authentic experience, skip these five tourist traps and visit our alternatives instead.

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Bridge the Gap to Find Yourself!

Have a desire to see the world?

Find your purpose whether you’re 20 or 60. A gap year has become attractive for anyone seeking a fresh perspective on life…

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Great Summer Camps for Kids

For the best holiday minus Mom and Dad

Shop around to find a camp that best fits your child’s interests.

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Flower Festivals of the World

A show-stopping spectacular of scent, colour, light and sound!

Nothing says spring quite like flowers in bloom. In celebration of the new season, we showcase the top five most magnificent flower festivals in different parts of the world!

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KZN's Next Big Holiday Hotspot

When it comes to property, you can certainly find a good deal

No doubt at some point in your life you’ve been offered a chance to invest in something you never thought would take off, or never thought was worth the risk and later regretted it. Property is one of those investment opportunities that very rarely has a pitfall, yet the immense investment required often dissuades people from jumping in.

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Go Limpopo!

Join in the ancient rhythms of the African soul

Where does one begin exploring this grand province? So rich in culture and wildlife - from nature at its most sublime to man-made attractions worth their weight in gold - this ancient African Kingdom bursts with historical treasures and abounds with beautiful landscapes.

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Can you get through allergy season naturally?

Try these to alleviate your symptoms...

Nothing can ruin Spring quite like a blocked, runny nose, constant sniffing, red, streaming eyes, an itchy throat and endless sneezing! Allergy symptoms are nasty and often relieved with expensive drugs that leave you feeling exhausted. So here are some great natural remedies to try instead…

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DIARY OF A WIMPY KID 11: DOUBLE DOWN

The pressure’s really piling up

The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. The only thing he’s good at is playing video games, but his parents want him to broaden his horizons by doing something—anything!—else.

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On the Right Track

Travelling by train reminds us that it’s about the journey, as much as the destination.

"How soon my body had adjusted to the rhythmic rocking of the train on the tracks – a soothing sound that I longed for, once my journey had reached its end."

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Secrets of Mpumalanga

Any visitor’s perfect weekend away

We veer away from the maddening crowd and hop off the beaten track to introduce you to some well kept insider-hot-spots that remain out of the tourist spotlight.