M&G Travel


The soothing sounds of silence

A guest farm hidden in the Groot Marico valley provides nature ­activities or, best of all, an excuse to do nothing.

The night is always young

Madrid comes alive after dark -- no one sensible goes out dancing before 2am. Resident Paul Richardson picks the best places to go.

In the garden of nature's delights

This tranquil corner of the Garden Route boasts stunning wildlife, an untamed coastline and ­scarcely a soul in sight during the off-peak season.

Breaks to break the bank for

From Francis Ford Coppola's new hotel in Italy to the genius of Klimt in Vienna, Claire Wrathall has some tempting tips for travellers.

Volcano eruption sparks tourism

Tourism in the Democratic Republic of Congo's ravaged east is doubling by the year as intrepid travellers set out to witness its natural wonders.

Gorging on adrenaline

Magaliesburg's zipline canopy tour is for people with granite-like nerves and a whole lot of faith.

From Paris by night

There's a far cheaper way than the legendary Orient Express to experience the mystique of travelling from Paris to Istanbul by train.