Meet the changemakers: Ayanda Cuba and Buntu Matole from ABCD Travel

The young entrepreneurs started ABCD as a means of tackling community issues in Cape Town’s informal settlement of Khayelitsha through immersive running and cycling township tours.

A neighbourhood guide to Cape Town

The South African city’s dramatic location is well known, but its ongoing transformation into a modern, 21st-century city is just as remarkable as the scenery.

Cape Town: through the eyes of travel writers

For all its scene-stealing beauty, our contributors love Cape Town’s  vibrant townships and cultural heritage — not to mention its masala steak sandwiches.

Surf & sand: 10 of the best South African beaches

South Africa has over 1,600 miles of coast, from its border with Namibia in the west to its Indian Ocean border with Mozambique in the east. We pick out the best beaches en route.

A gastronomic city break in Cape Town

A new generation of innovative chefs is shaking things up in Cape Town, bringing indigenous ingredients to the city's plates and unusual wines to its glasses