For many of us, travel is a passion, a defining activity. We can’t get enough of it. But are there too many of us? And are we damaging the places we love?

While this month’s new-look Getaway focuses on the future of travel, we also need to be mindful of the consequences of overtourism. The UN’s World Tourism Organisation records that there were 1,4 billion international tourist

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Life Behind (handle) Bars
The sound of my tyres crunching over coarse sand filled my ears as I set out on one of Papkuilsfontein Farmʼs new trails on an unusually misty morning. The first set of mountain-bike trails on this farm, lying 20km outside Nieuwoudtville in the North
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Trip Planner
Great Karoo Cycling offers five trails, varying in length, duration and difficulty. Autumn trails start in mid March and run until early June. Spring trails resume in mid September until the first week in December. Book well in advance to ensure avai
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The road to the Tasman Peninsula was lined with warning signs bearing marsupial silhouettes. Evidently worthless, since the tarmac was littered with the corpses of countless cute creatures. Wombats. Wallabies. Tasmanian devils. Hapless victims of log