The stunning beauty of a hike in the Dolomites.

The Haunting Beauty of a Hut-to-Hut Hike in the Dolomites With their colossal limestone walls and gloriously green valleys, Italy’s Dolomites are home to some of the world’s most majestic scenery — and mountain huts called rifugios make it all the more accessible. Photographs and Text by Mónica R. Goya With travel restrictions in place […]

A Public Disgrace

From Mayor Nicholas Myburgh: “I want to share with you some thoughts on this very important matter. This pont is the oldest and probably the last of its kind in SA. It is an icon of our region, the Overberg. It is an important part of our history, and a significant tourist attraction. Tour operators […]

When a State Park Is As Exciting As the Alps

Travel During a Pandemic by Neal Freyman Good Saturday morning. Did we catch you at home? Thought so. Memorial Day Weekend, typically one of the busiest travel periods in the U.S., is almost unrecognizable this year. Highways are open, airports are mostly empty…even the line at Seacrets in Ocean City isn’t looking too bad. None […]

Beautiful natural places in South Africa …

South Africa: a world in one country. 1. The wildness of Coffee Bay Coffee Bay’s effortless sandy coves, steep green hillsides, cliffs, wild aloes, thatch-roofed mud huts and the notable hole-in-the-wall are an unbeatable combination on the Wild Coast, between East London and Port Edward. Land of hippies, surfers, hikers and the Xhosa people, incredible […]

Hi-Res Photos of Jupiter’s Swirling Atmosphere

NASA Releases Stunning Hi-Res Photos of Jupiter’s Swirling Atmosphere By Jessica Stewart Since first landing on Jupiter in 2016, NASA’s Juno space probe has provided us with a wealth of information about the solar system’s largest planet. In particular, its JunoCam—which beams back photographs taken by the probe—has allowed the public to see incredible visuals […]

End of an Era for SpaceX

SpaceX Launches 20th NASA Mission, Nails 50th Landing by Neal Freyman Twelve years ago, SpaceX won a $1.6 billion contract with NASA to send supplies to the International Space Station. Friday night, in super windy conditions at Cape Canaveral, SpaceX launched the 20th and final delivery using its Dragon capsule under that original contract. Starting […]