Into the desert

Into the desert

Richard Holmes braves the pitch and yaw of small planes to soak up the remarkable beauty of two far-flung safari camps in northern Namibia.

Whose line is it anyway?

Whose line is it anyway?

Steinbeck may have been right, and you should never believe a fisherman. Two lessons learnt from recent misadventures in angling along the banks of the Breede River...

Old city, new look

Old city, new look

There’s more to Amsterdam than the over-hyped Red Light District and coffee shops that don’t sell coffee. Unless you have a rucksack on your back, rather seek out these highlights of the Dutch capital…

The wild [delicious] west

The wild [delicious] west

What’s on offer for your second or third visit to South Africa? When you've done Cape Town and ticked off much of the winelands, where to next? My advice? Look north of the Mother City...

The bay of plenty

The bay of plenty

Day-trippers and holidaymakers quickly fall in love with the quaint coastal suburbs lining False Bay, but few stop to consider the watery wilderness right in front of them... 

The Milky Way

The Milky Way

I threw caution to the wind, and myself down the slopes, on a visit to a brand new ski resort in northern Italy.

Swinging South Africa

Swinging South Africa

Forget the beaches of the towns or the great food... I packed my clubs and took a tour through a handful of the Garden Route's top golf courses. 

 

Big city, quiet spaces

Big city, quiet spaces

Where is the heart of Tokyo? After spending nearly a week pounding the pavements of the Japanese capital, I think I have an idea. And it's not in the neon streets of Akihabara or the deafening pachinko halls of Shibuya...

Who is OnAnotherPlane...

RIchard Holmes headshot web smallRichard Holmes is a freelance travel, food and lifestyle writer based in Cape Town, South Africa. His work on African and international destinations has appeared in a wide range of consumer publications both in South Africa and abroad.