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The Karoo: South Africa’s Living Desert

Driving through South Africa’s arid and once forbidding Karoo region, Douglas Rogers discovers a landscape now filled with artist pioneers, revitalized Afrikaner towns, and vibrant...

South African Cape Escape

Barrydale—100 miles east of Cape Town—is becoming a South African Santa Fe, with galleries, wineries, boutique hotels, and hiking trails, set amid the Western Cape's...

The Foodie's Travel Bucket List

It's worth the trip to sample these quintessential dishes, from tapas in Barcelona to the freshest sushi of your life in Tokyo. We've got the...

The Ultimate Golf Safari

How to play South Africa, one of the world's truly great golf nations

World's Best Treehouse Hotels

10 lofty adventures, from beautiful beachfronts to remote rainforests.

Country House Hotels in South Africa

Famous for its safari lodges, South Africa also has another breed of getaway: country-house hotels

Cape Town's Rising Art Scene

How does a place known for its beaches, mountains, and vineyards develop a progressive design scene? T+L looks at a collective of enterprising Cape Town...

World's Wildest Bungee Jumping Spots

From Victoria Falls to Pucón, Chile, the world’s wildest bungee action.

50 Romantic Retreats

Turn up the heat this winter at one of these hotels, where intimacy is taken seriously

Vintage South Africa

Just east of Cape Town is one of the New World's most exciting (and affordable) wine regions. Nathan Lump hits the road in search of...
HOTELS

Barrydale Karoo Hotel

This formerly decrepit Victorian hotel has been turned into an offbeat, modern art–filled 15-room brightly decorated country hotel. On any given weekend you can find couples lounging poolside... more ›


RESTAURANTS

Ronnies Sex Shop

This cult bar and roadside burger joint is owned by farmer Ronnie Price. more ›


ACTIVITIES

Mud Gallery

The gallery features local contemporary work. more ›


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