EXTRACT | Dream of a Lifetime: Crossing Antarctica

2020-02-03 15:54

Large dark clouds cast shadows over the mountain. It was 10:00 in the morning, but it looked like night-time. I was forced to use my headlamp for the first time to make out anything inside the tent. It was 20 January. Winter had arrived.

How fishing can be a surprising way to boost both your love life and your mental wellbeing

2019-06-16 16:05

Fishing means being in nature, which can lower blood pressure and increase happiness. But it could also prove to be an unusual meet-cute.

I spent 72 hours in a mysterious vortex, which inspired a wearable and glam collection that you can shop tomorrow

2019-03-20 15:09

Glam explorers from more than 70 countries around the world were invited to a fashion event that was all about not knowing was coming next.

Ubuntu Christmas: 'Glam girls' go back to their roots with a Nissan X-Trail in an epic road trip adventure

2018-12-20 15:00

Three glamour girls pack their bags in a Nissan X-Trail, taking off their weaves, and nails, to reconnect with their rural roots in a road trip from Jozi down to East London, visiting the villages on the way.

It’s been 3 months since I got back from my Eat, Pray, Love adventure - and I feel depressed

2018-06-22 13:33

What happens after you return from an adventure abroad, after the pap and isibindi have settled, and you don't know how to handle the post travel phase?

Six things to do in the Namib desert when the sun goes down

2018-04-27 16:58

During the day, the Namib desert sand is too hot to stand on with bare feet. Once the sun nears the horizon, one of the Earth’s most extreme environments springs to life.

5 unusual jobs that’ll let you travel the world

2017-06-20 14:47

Need a break from the monotony of your 9 to 5 job? Consider one of these adventurous work experiences.

Here's how Jo'burg charms the socks off its visitors

2016-10-26 14:47

Give Johannesburg a chance to wow you and this bustling city will open her heart and expose all of its wonders.

7 gravity-defying AfriSki pics - How did they do that?!

2014-08-04 09:18

Afriski Mountain Resort, the only ski destination in Lesotho, just hosted a Winter Whip competition and it looks awesome.

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.


Denmark's 45-metre spiral observation deck is an architectural masterpiece, but the photos show it's not for the faint of heart

2019-05-11 11:13

Camp Adventure Forest Tower in Denmark gives visitors an unparalleled view of nature.

I took on the infamous torpedo swimrace run...and survived

2019-03-07 15:15

Can you go 16km by running and swimming?

5 awesome travel destinations every fit girl will love

2018-11-02 16:23

You'll come back looking lean, toned and tanned

Survivalist Bear Grylls surprises 13-year-old hero with Land Rover adventure

2018-06-08 12:24

It hasn't been the ideal life for Blake Harris, who suffers from Autism but Discovery and Bear Grylls took the young adventurer on a surprise journey he will remember for the rest of his life.

From vanishing passports to tantruming toddlers! SA celebs reveal their most awkward travel moments

2018-04-12 15:11

Even these seasoned travellers have experienced some misadventures along the way – but it’s all part of the journey, isn’t it?

From Polokwane to Antarctica: one woman’s journey

2016-12-01 13:13

The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration belonged to the men – Scott, Amundsen, Shackleton – but in the modern age, South Africa’s female geomorphologists are setting the trends.

Book review: Your Bucket List

2014-09-04 17:09

Adventurous destinations to add to your bucket list.

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.

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.

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