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Table of contents

São Tomé  and Príncipe

Justin Fox captures the allure of these isles off West Africa in pictures.


SA’s National Parks

Get out of the car and onto a boat, horse, bicycle – plus other ways to enjoy our wildest places.


Port Elizabeth

Windy and friendly it may be, but author David Robbins uncovers the city’s artistic undercurrents.



Teagan Cunniffe gets thrillingly close to elephants on a photo safari in the Delta.


Sri Lanka

It’s always tea-time in the former Ceylon. Melanie van Zyl visits the island’s plantations by train.



Ed’s letter

Justin Fox reflects on the Great Migration, happening this month.


Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.

The traveller

Tyson Jopson finds some unfamiliar fish at a market in Cascais.


Our favourite letters and messages this month.



Wish you were here

Where a mass of zebras will play tricks on your eyes.

First Look

An old sheep farm in the Karoo goes wild.


Discover the buzz of Durban North.


The truth about animals.


Food, music and art mix at Braamfontein’s new spot.


Four top events this month.




Starry, starry nights – and how to capture them.


Five spectacular images out of Africa by our readers.


Road trip

The Wild Coast

Ondela Mlandu stays and plays at places that benefit local communities.


Quick fixes

Meals you can pack.


The Final Cut

St Luciay

From tents to sheer luxury in a World Heritage Site.



Get your braai on

Gadgets to make you the ultimate braai master.

The knives are out

These four beautifully crafted tools are useful, too.


Insider’s Guide

Champagne Valley

There is indeed bubbly here, and much more, discovers Melanie van Zyl.



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