Travel & Outdoor
3 July 2017
Among the rolling, green foothills of the northern Drakensberg we find true gold, in pale ales and frothy foaming heads that tantalise your taste buds and quench your thirst. We experience the passion, enthusiasm and uncapped creativity of the masters of beer brewing in the Lowveld.
30 June 2017
One of the reasons we all love the Lowveld is the potential for exploring; for discovering new places and hidden treasures. We’ve compiled 10 of our favourite destinations to inspire a little mid-year road tripping. Happy travels!
23 June 2017
The glass elevator tourism centre is coming along nicely…
15 June 2017
South Africa’s natural landscapes, “dorps” and cities are full of interesting discoveries. If you’re on the road looking for travel attractions and adventures, these Android apps recommended by Alcatel will help you find your way…
6 June 2017
The mud, the blood and the sweat and tears. If you finished the recent warrior race at Kwanyoni Lodge, we salute you. You trained hard and then you played hard, jumped off high platforms and crawled through stinky mud. Best of all, you finished the race. Well done.
31 May 2017
A little eco-effort will have a big impact
30 May 2017
To experience the wildest and remotest parts of the Kruger National Park (KNP) you should leave your cellphone and wristwatch at home. Nicolene Olckers dons hiking boots, packs her backpack and sets out to get bush-wise in the Makuleke Concession in the Pafuri region of the Kruger.
28 April 2017
Ex-Lowvelder, Marinette Potgieter discovered the intense joy of solo travel when she recently toured South America. She shares her experience of these vibrant and festive cultures with us.
28 April 2017
With perfect curves, corners, turns, spectacular valleys and the soft caress of misty clouds, the road from Lydenburg to Hazyview is a temptress. Best handled with reverence, care and respect, it also takes a bit of daring. Nicolene Olckers gets her fill of adrenaline from Brian Moldenhauer, Thomas Böhm and the man with the charmed life.
3 April 2017
Just graduated from varsity? Stuck in a rut with your nine-to-five job? If you’re contemplating giving in to wanderlust, there are many ways to travel the world – and working on cruise ships is becoming increasingly popular. It may seem like a fantastic option, but there are pros and cons to the lifestyle. Danielle Sheedy gives us the rundown of what to expect.