10 pics of African penguins ahead of the…

African penguins (previously known as Jackass penguins because of the braying noise that they make) are cute little birds, which are unfortunately endangered. On Saturday, 27 October 2018, visitors to Stony Point Nature Reserve in…

The Drakensberg Vulture Trail

Much of this mountain range, including Seletwane (pictured right) and the vulture-roosting site, fall on privately owned land. Duration:  2 days Type:  Guided Level:  Moderately easy I’m standing near the edge of the escarpment, a stomach-plummeting…

The world’s longest sea bridge opens

<!----> <!-- --> After nine years of construction, the world’s longest sea bridge in China is officially open. The 55 kilometre bridge links Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland of China. Proclaimed to be…

Do chefs cook on holiday?

James Diack of La Stalla, Melville Image supplied Travelling is when I research new ideas, explore new flavours and indulge my passion for wine. My three favourite places in the world are France, Italy and…

In photos: Phuket,Thailand

Phuket is a popular tourist destination, particularly for South Africans. It offers islands, beaches, clear water, cheap accommodation and it’s convenient, as we don’t require a visa to enter the country. I spent 10 days…

Curry-and-Rice Potjie

<!----> <!-- -->   This sausage hack is the ultimate lazy chef’s dish. Add all the ingredients to a pot and wait for the flavours to develop. Serves 6 • 500g sausage (we used boerewors) • 4T…