South Africa: Welcome to the really Wild Coast

Stretching from East London in the Eastern Cape to the border of KwaZulu-Natal, the Wild Coast earns its name with deserted Indian Ocean beaches, pristine waterfalls and Xhosa communities, many of which still share a close bond with the land

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.

Johannesburg: A tour of Soweto township

It’s impossible to understand Johannesburg — its chequered history and the dynamism of the present day — without visiting Soweto township.

The outback experience in Karoo, South Africa

Thanks to rewilding, this great inland desert is once again roamed by lions, but follow the Karoo’s gravel roads to find a scattering of atmospheric Dutch settler towns where culture and frontier country colourfully converge.

The world’s best food destinations in 2019

Whether it’s an Italian temple of gastronomy or an Indian veggie paradise, some places seem to have good food woven into their DNA. From Mendoza to Mysore and Bologna to Beirut, we pick out some of the best destinations for food lovers

Family travel wishlist 2019: Action-packed Patagonia

With out-of-this-world landscapes and faraway fauna, nowhere packs a punch like Patagonia for the ultimate family adventure.