Port Elizabeth

An (almost) A-Z guide to African food in South Africa

In recent years, there has been a steady influx of epicurean entrepreneurs and talented chefs from north of South Africa’s borders, bringing with them different spices, produce, culinary styles and tastes. Here is an ‘A–Z’ of exotic, authentic dishes from all around the continent

50 curious places to visit in southern Africa

To mark High Life South Africa’s 50th issue, the team asked experts from a variety of fields to give their tips on making the most of southern Africa

Forest bathing on the Garden Route

Dianne Tipping-Woods re-visits Knysna and discovers the art of shinrin-yoku (forest bathing)

South Africa’s best brunch spots

Haven’t you heard? Post-mortems for the meal midway between breakfast and lunch are echoing around the globe, including a story in the Guardian calling it ‘a potent symbol of urban decay’. Fortunately no one told South Africans, who are still brunching up a storm. Book now before local foodie fashionistas catch up and kill it

South Africa's best promenades

Forget parks or town squares. In South Africa's coastal cities, it's the seaside promenade that forms a truly public space, shared by all. Join us on a stroll down three favourites