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Scenic Route / @southafrica

Photos by travellers for Travellers

Taken by ordinary South African, the @southafrica account on Instagram

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Off-season Travel for Each Month of the Year

Recommended times to travel to overseas destinations to get more "bang for your buck"!

With the constraints of school holidays and taking time off work, world travellers are forced to flock to international hotspots all at once. But if you can plan your annual travel to hit popular destinations in their low or shoulder seasons, it can feel like winning the golden ticket to the chocolate factory!

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AUTUMN: Chasing waterfalls in "Fall"

Four Seasons in South Africa: Autumn

KZN's many hidden waterfalls are great to walk and hike with the family.

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Markets of the World

Global Shopping

Markets manage to offer a unique insight into the heart of a nation’s culture. From Morocco to London, Thailand to Egypt and the USA, we've chosen our favourite markets across the globe.

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Farming or Harming?

An in-depth interview by Chris Gibbons with Philip Lymbery about the state of our planet due to factory farming.

While current industrial farming methods seem to make sense, according to Philip Lymbery, CEO of Compassion in World Farming and author of Farmageddon, the animals, consumers and the environment are paying the highest price for its inefficient and destructive effects.

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Q&A with Derek Watts

We get to know more about Derek Watts and the "seasons of his life".

Derek Watts has been presenting M-Net's Carte Blanche for 30 years this year! After all that time telling other people’s stories we ask him about the seasons of his life and his love of travelling.

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Best-kept Secrets

Four new or interesting places to eat, stay and shop.

Yuppiechef – New bricks & mortar store; The Midlands Kitchen – New farm-fresh food pitstop; The Little Church Llandaff Oratory – Quaint tea garden & gift shop; Woolly Bugger Farm – Secret trout-fishing country escape

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WINTER: Escape to the bush

Four Seasons in South Africa: WINTER

Spend a weekend with OnRoute at Sabi Sabi's luxurious Bush Lodge!

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SPRING: Picnic in a park!

Four Seasons in South Africa: Spring

Take the family (and maybe the dogs) and make the most of our glorious sunshine – and possibly the stars – at these picnic spots in spring

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SUMMER: Splash! SA’s top water parks

Four Seasons in South Africa: Summer

WIN tickets for the family to SA’s top water parks