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Clarens has it all: a cosy village atmosphere, great farm stays and statuesque mountains and that's where you should head, says Melanie Van Zyl.
A big idea has been brewing in northern KwaZulu-Natal that could make the area another of SAs strongest drawcards, writes Sonya Schoeman.
Waterfalls, abundant rivers, indigenious forests and red dunes Niq Mhlongo fell in love with Xolobeni's wild and ancient beauty.
Dream of a truly wild adventure? This is one, exploring a part of an iconic river that most of the time doesnt exist.
We've redesigned our magazine, and our editor, Sonya Schoeman explains these changes and offers insight on what to expect in our January issue to kickstart the year.
Our January issue comes with a free wildlife calendar valued at R120! Here's why it's important and how you can easily get yourself one.
To kickstart a bucket list, begin here… Somewhere in South America theres a river that slices through the forest like an aqua scythe.
Sometimes it takes a visit to somewhere far to be reminded of the good things you have close to home.
Diving is one of the most miraculous experiences a human being can have; it's also one of the most insane, when you think about it.
What's the best way for a budget-challenged South African to experience Barcelona? Andrew Thompson has a few tricks up his sleeve.
Where to find 15 of the coolest cocktail spots in Cape Town this summer, from rooftop bars to sand-between-your-toes venues.
What on earth is a jalousie? It's one of our best vegetarian Christmas recipes this summer, and it's as fun to say as it is easy to make.
Learning to love a Kiwi, our columnist finds, is only one Swedish castle away.
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Here's the ultimate collection of places we've visited this year, for your planning power!
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Cynical about the much travelled Thailand? So was Getaway's Kati Auld, until she went there. Here's why she's now a convert.
For nature lovers, this Eastern Cape hamlet is the ideal getaway with its many waterfalls, forests and very affordable accommodation.
Woodstock is filled with plenty of interesting places and people and its best explored on foot as every side road and backstreet tells a story.
Whether you're after comfort or luxury, we rounded up our favourite tented camps for all tastes.
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We suggest a few diversion tactics in this issue that will help you get through any group holiday, sanity intact.
The North West is home to 15 provincial reserves. Getaways Melanie van Zyl visited eight and found these four gems (and four beauties with issues).
Eye-to-eye is the best way to capture superb animal shots. Photographic safari specialist David Rogers rates his top 6 hides in Southern Africa.
There is no better souvenir than a book to mark your visit to a place. Whether you are a local or visiting, here's where book lovers should go in Cape Town.
Wondering where to party this New Year's Eve? We've picked out 22 of the hottest New Year's Eve parties in South Africa for you.
Things aren't so bad! Here's a pretty thing to look at.
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This pretty Eastern Cape town has bush, beach, river and lagoon and that is what makes it a very popular getaway spot.
If you walk in Mana Pools, Zimbabwe, you will be changed, they say. But like any sacred space, you must tread here with great respect, writes Scott Ramsay.
Of the 150 places I've photographed for Getaway magazine this year, these were my absolute favourites of 2016 - from luxury lodges to simple cottages, they all had something special.
We tagged along on Africa's newest trail run, which winds through thick coastal scrub, deep sand tracts, red laterite canyons, dense forests - and very few roads.
What does urban regeneration look like, at Durban's pace?
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Writer Niq Mhlongo takes us through his hometown and insists that if you've only ever visited Vilakazi Street, you don't know half of the beauty that Soweto has to offer.
Summer time means it's time to put away the crumble, and start eating panna cotta. Finally.
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What if we told you that this photo was taken with a GoPro?
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Australia is known for its beautiful coastline, lively urban spaces, and fabulous wildlife. Here are a few ideas of places that should be on your to-do list!
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Our columnist bites off more than he can chew at a legendary pizza parlour in New York.
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A walk in the wild leads to new resolutions.
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We lucky souls who call Southern Africa home have thousands of square kilometres of desert in which to soak up the warmth of the great outdoors.
Soup isn't just for winter! This bright soup is full of spring flavours, and easy to make from your freezer or pantry in half an hour.
Stanford is a rural town with nature, a beautiful river and history, plus it's an easy weekend escape for Capetonians.
Joburg, we've found two new unconventional ways to enjoy a picnic this summer.
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When I heard wine, four-star accommodation each night and delicious food, I was more than ready for the hike.
We've done a lot of hiking here at Getaway: from day hikes to multi-day trails, these are our absolute favourites all over the country.
Here's a list of adventures that we at Getaway, have done, loved and think are steadily being recognised for the thrill they offer.
Vuyo Qubeka's parents had never been camping. So she decided to get them to try it. The experience surprised even her.
Pangolins are some of the most fabulously weird animals in the world - but they're also some of the most threatened.