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In the heart of Africa’s Eden
In the heart of Africa’s Eden
That catchy radio ad of the 1990s drifts to mind as we traverse the Mapungubwe heritage trail, weaving together the ancient and modern in the...
Slice of life: The taste of Africa
Slice of life: The taste of Africa
I was about 14 or 15 when I read a book called Without a Silver Spoon. I can’t remember who the author is or where it was set but what stood out...
A Brazil travel diary: Nova Terra, Nossa Terra
A Brazil travel diary: Nova Terra, Nossa Terra
I am on Ilhabela, which means “beautiful island”. I am here to work in paradise, on a distant shore where my decolonial daydreams have brought...
On travelling alone across the black Atlantic
On travelling alone across the black Atlantic
On my last night in “the colony” before journeying to Brazil, a rare thunderstorm strikes the Western Cape.
There's more to Bermuda than shorts
There's more to Bermuda than shorts
Having recently returned from a three-night visit to the beautiful island of Bermuda, the one thing that struck me was that it’s closer to get...
​Stunning Tangier of past, present and future
​Stunning Tangier of past, present and future
As a writer fascinated by the Beats, Tangier was a destination full of possibility and fascination. Although literature, poetry and cinema remain...
A surreal sojourn across Europe
A surreal sojourn across Europe
In isiXhosa “ukufukuza” refers to the act, or rather the art, of moving quickly hither and thither. The word is somewhat onomatopoeic,...
Taking travel in Africa to a whole new level, with an app to guide the way
Taking travel in Africa to a whole new level, with an app to guide the way
Since launching Rare Customs in 2014, which facilitated investment in small and medium African enterprises in agriculture and tourism, founder...
Trust in travel is a two-way street
Trust in travel is a two-way street
I’m texting my brother from a street. He’s become accustomed to these cryptic messages filling his inbox: Following woman.
Trust in travel is a two-way street
Trust in travel is a two-way street
I’m texting my brother from a rental car at a desolate stop street. He’s become accustomed to these cryptic messages filling his inbox:...
The long trip home to Zim for Easter
The long trip home to Zim for Easter
To bus home to Zimbabwe this Easter weekend, you must pass through a large, red steel sliding door on the corner of Wolmarans and Simmonds streets...
Confusing visa laws have a ripple effect on SA's neighbours
Confusing visa laws have a ripple effect on SA's neighbours
When South Africa introduced new visa regulations to control the movement of children coming into the country, it was immediately felt by its...

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