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Why you'll love Reunion

2014-07-08 12:27

We spent a week living like a local on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

Go to Reunion!

2014-07-08 09:28

Some highlights after a week spent living like a local in Reunion.

13 spots pegged for World Ocean Day paddle out

2014-05-26 14:00

The 8th of June is World Ocean Day and the Paddle out for Shark community wants you to join them.

WATCH: Fearless woman does extreme shark dive

2014-04-30 14:57

Would you dare to get this close to sharks, in your birthday suit no less?

15 top camping hacks

2014-03-26 10:14

We asked our readers to share some top tips when out camping. Check out these 15 rather useful ideas....

Why you should make this a long weekend

2014-03-17 14:00

Here are 10 signs that you really, really, really need a break.

Namibia: firm favourite for family escape

2014-03-05 10:30

Dessert adventure, Seaside prettiness or cosmopolitan cityscape - local families are spoiled for choice when it comes to hopping over to neighbouring Namibia.

Bear Grylls survival academy comes to Africa

2013-12-04 13:13

Do you have what it takes to survive like Bear Grylls? Well, why not join his latest academy set to open on our very doorstep.

Prince Harry left stranded in Cape Town

2013-11-22 13:48

Prince Harry and his teammates, due to embark on a epic journey to the South Pole, have been biding their time in and around Cape Town, hiking up Table Mountain in order to keep busy.

Fire and Ice: Romancing the chrome

2013-11-18 13:30

Bright Continent blogger Anton Crone swore he'd never do another boat trip - but an added steely encounter with a Harley meant he simply could not resist.

Man vs World

2013-11-13 10:05

Adventure athlete Rob Bell takes on extreme challenges across the world, including some of SA's most adrenalin infused activities, sans any engines. Pure man power, nothing more.

Facts about holidays

2013-11-05 13:45

Thinking about taking a holiday? Excellent idea! Check out this infographic to see why.

10 reasons to put the Namib Desert on your bucket list

2013-11-04 15:13

It’s hard to find the words to describe the wild beauty of this place. As one of Africa’s treasures, and a place you have to visit before you die, here are 10 reasons to just do it and - go!

Robberg - A slice of serenity

2013-10-22 13:41

The property developers must have licked their lips when they saw Robberg - but today it’s a nature reserve, managed by CapeNature, and thank goodness for that, says Scott Ramsay.

Five of the world's deadliest roads

2013-10-17 08:53

These are not your average Sunday drives. Take a look at this round-up.

Cape Town's beach safety plan for summer

2013-10-11 08:46

As summer and the festive season approaches, the City of Cape Town is preparing for an influx of beach-goers. See what safety plans they have in place.

Photo of the day: Dubai bustle

2013-10-09 13:48

The Emirate of Dubai has become a convenient layover for long-haul flights, but would you actually make the effort to leave the airport and explore the city?

Blue Flags for 41 SA beaches

2013-10-09 08:58

See which beaches and marinas were awarded Blue Flag status for the 2013/2014 summer season.

Best and worst passports for travel

2013-10-04 13:16

So, you thought a South African passport was bad? Well, here's some good news - we're not the worst! Check out this list of best and worst passports for travel.

Photo of the day: Let's go surfing

2013-10-03 15:09

As summer comes traipsing in ever so gently, it's time to hit the beach again! Today's photo of the day celebrates surf culture in throwback fashion.

Doing Daisies right

2013-10-02 13:00

Here are 14 tips for making the most of any music festival.

Photo of the day: #lovecapetown

2013-09-30 14:02

In celebration of Cape Town's first real Spring/Summer day, we decided that the photo of the day should be of the Mother City.

Eurostar announces new London-Amsterdam service

2013-09-30 08:32

Eurostar, the operator of the Channel Tunnel passenger train service, said on Friday it was launching a new route between London and Amsterdam that will begin in December 2016.

 

8 of SA's best adventure activities

2014-07-22 11:44

South Africa is an adrenalin adventurer's playground. Beautiful scenery comes standard with mind-blowing adventure activities.

Go to Reunion - you'll love it!

2014-07-08 10:11

We joined a group of bloggers for a week of living like a local on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

La Reunion Le La: A whirlwind trip!

2014-07-08 09:25

Here are some of the highlights after we spent a week living like a local on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

Extreme!

2014-04-30 15:22

Watch this fearless free diver get just inches away from sharks.

7 rock pools that prove nature really knows how to show off

2014-04-08 10:31

Ah, natural rock pools. We just love the spontaneous air about them, making you want to dive-bomb. Take a look at these spectacular seven.

Watch: Diver narrowly escapes shark attack

2014-03-17 15:40

This GoPro-clad scuba diver was unexpectedly caught between a reef and a shark bite.

Namibia: firm favourite for family escape

2014-03-05 17:00

Dessert adventure, Seaside prettiness or cosmopolitan cityscape - local families are spoiled for choice when it comes to hopping over to neighbouring Namibia.

A gap year at 50?

2014-02-27 14:06

This user is about to turn 50 and she feels like taking a so-called gap year. What do you think?

Young seafarers head to most remote landmass

2014-01-07 09:20

A group of 60 young South African seafarers will be setting out on a journey from Cape Town to the most remote landmass on earth.

Bear Grylls' top 10 for kids

2013-11-23 13:00

Here’s adventurer Bear Grylls' list of top ten things to do before you’re ten.

World tallest water slide: terrifying doesn't even come close

2013-11-21 13:04

It's called the Verruckt, meaning insane in German, but we'd imagine a number of variations of the word being screamed by those brave enough to attempt it. Take a look.

Fire and Ice: Romancing the chrome

2013-11-18 08:42

Bright Continent blogger Anton Crone swore he'd never do another boat trip - but an added steely encounter with a Harley meant he simply could not resist.

Tours enchant visitors to Hearst's hilltop

2013-11-11 09:18

Step back in time with enchanting tours of Hearst's hilltop estate along the California coast.

You need a holiday - here's why

2013-11-05 12:04

Thinking about taking a holiday? Excellent idea! Check out this infographic to see why.

World's weirdest tours

2013-10-29 08:08

From historic toilets to karaoke ghost hunting - there are some pretty strange guided tours out there. Check out these eight.

Photo of the day: Jump!

2013-10-18 15:25

Why live on the edge when you can jump off it? Hope our photo of the day inspires a weekend of adventure!

Top 5 forest hikes

2013-10-15 08:05

Check out these five great forest trails to check out around the country.

New Zealand's main islands get long overdue names

2013-10-10 13:59

Hundreds of years later, New Zealand's main islands finally get official names.

Blue Flags for 41 SA beaches

2013-10-09 11:30

See which beaches and marinas were awarded Blue Flag status for the 2013/2014 summer season.

Holgate's African epic tribute trek

2013-10-08 18:58

Greybeard adventurer Kingsley Holgate is at it again, his sights set on East Africa and an epic tribute adventure that will follow the footsteps of 18th century explorer Joseph Thomson.

Why travel cultivates happiness

2013-10-03 15:32

It's official - travel makes you happy! Take a look at this infographic which shows the relationship between journeys and joy.

Weird potions at witches market in Lima, Peru

2013-10-03 08:30

Eye of newt, toe of frog? Folk remedies for whatever ails you at witches market in Lima, Peru

Adventures off the beaten track

2013-10-01 12:35

How do you get off the beaten track while travelling in a touristy destination? See what the Twitter travel community has to say and then share your own tips.

Sharing vs experiencing

2013-09-30 13:48

We take a look at the pros and cons of unplugging to experience more while travelling, compared to those of sharing on the go.

Ranger's tribute to a leopard

2013-09-26 14:44

Read field guide, James Crookes' heart-warming tribute to a female leopard with whom he had a special bond.

 
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