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Why not try one of these places this Valentine's Day. You may discover how much fun it is being a tourist in your own city or win a night at a swanky hotel.
The Baviaans Camino is a brand new 75km trail that can be done either on foot or on horseback, and when we heard about it we simply had to go.
Just a short ride from Joburg is a weekend escape that'll take you back to the start of life as we know it.
Hike, raft, track lions, spot sharks - there are loads of adventure activities to do on the Garden Route, but these 10 are my favourite.
At these Hope Spots around South Africa, you can enjoy the marine world while contributing to its conservation.
Here's our list 21 of some of the most romantic getaways in South Africa as rated by our accommodation (just so you know, they are tried and tested).
The time has arrived for you to reveal the romantic in you, even if only on this one day in the year.
Theres nothing quite like a 4x4 blunder in Botswana to get a man to revise the laws of scale.
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From watching movies under the stars to picnics to extravagant dinners, here are our suggestions for places to treat your loved one this Valentine's Day in the Cape Winelands.
Our editor decides it's time to make an unpopular point.
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On a trip to India, our columnist discovers in ganges that some experiences are better left imagined.
If you are a fan of the outdoors and particularly love the beach (let's be honest here, who doesn't?), this list will certainly help you make the most of some of our favourite and hidden beaches.
Here is a selection of galleries we have handpicked in Johannesburg for both visitors and locals to visit at least once (in a while) to catch on to the growing artistic wave in this buzzing city of gold.
Lisbon is famed for its long sunny afternoons, developing foodie scene, and beautiful beaches - and it's one of the most affordable cities in Europe, making it a hotspot for South Africans.
Imagine a mountain-bike tour along what is probably South Africa's most beautiful coastline, to secret beaches and hidden coves that can only be reached by foot or bicycle.
We've found the places that appear the most on lists across the web and given it our own South African once-over to create the ultimate travel list of places to go this year.
Route 62 is a classic South African road trip you have to do. These photos of the route and Karoo towns along the way will make you want to do it right now.
Tales from a traveller who crossed Sri Lanka - from Colombo to Trincomalee on all forms of transport.
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.