Experience

whale trippin

whale trippin

As the world’s ocean giants swim up the Garden Route coast this season, Ocean Odyssey, the first Blue Flag nature-based boat excursion in the Greater Knysna area, takes me up close and personal with these majestic creatures of the deep.

lungs of chrome

lungs of chrome

Whether your interest in riding started on the pillion seat of a bike, or you just woke up one morning and decided you wanted to experience first-hand the thrill of the ride, there’s little more empowering than climbing onto your own motorbike and taking to the open road.

the desirables

the desirables

“Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.” So begins the poem Desiradata (necessary or highly desirable items) by Max Ehrmann. While to many a sleek, powerful coupé might be a desiradata, these mighty machines are all but placid.
 
Paying automotive homage to all things desirable is a […]

kokkedoor

kokkedoor

‘KOKKEDOOR IS ABOUT SHARING, TO DINE WITH OTHERS, LIVING WITH THE SEASON AND TO FULLY ENJOY THE FRUITS OF SIMPLICITY.’
So says Errieda du Toit, creator of the hit TV show that pushed both updated heritage food and the village of Prince Albert into the culinary prime time.

the joy of discovery

the joy of discovery

Winter is exploration season in southern Africa. It is also the perfect time to enjoy one of the granddaddies of road trip culture, Land Rover, which this year celebrates 25 years of the Discovery.

WORDS RICHARD WEBB
be a….. guitar man

be a….. guitar man

A qualified luthier from George has put together a course in which almost anybody can make a top quality acoustic guitar from scratch in just 16 days.

WORDS ATHANE SCHOLTZ
PHOTOGRAPHY DESMOND SCHOLTZ
a walk on the wild side

a walk on the wild side

The Eden to Addo Great Corridor Hike is an epic, 400km trek through moist forests and spectacular gorges, across mountain ranges and rivers – and it’s all for conservation.

WORDS DALE R MORRIS
PHOTOGRAPHY DALE R MORRIS
bmw’s sensory delight

bmw’s sensory delight

The world of luxury is full of experiences that captivate the senses. Richard Webb reports on the BMW South Africa Eurostyle Tour, and returns convinced that South Africans are adding to a new level of sensory indulgence.

WORDS RICHARD WEBB
PHOTOGRAPHY SUPPLIED
born in the crucible of competition

born in the crucible of competition

Can racing technology meet directly with high-performance cars for the street? Richard Webb track-tests Mercedes-Benz AMG’s finest to find out.

WORDS RICHARD WEBB
new on the block

new on the block

Henry Ford once said there is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman right down, simply by spending his money somewhere else. He was talking about choice.

WORDS RICHARD WEBB