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The beauty that rose from ruins

All but obliterated by bombing 70 years ago, Dresden in Germany has managed to recreate its former glory.

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In the Lapland of the gods

What does it take to be Finnish? Rules, saunas and cross-country skis

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Get a taste of the Karoo

An anti-fracking exhibition is a good time to take in the texture, sounds and colours of this magical place.

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Bethulie: a golden oldie

This southern Free State town is one of those sleepy ones time has passed by. Myrtle Ryan went to have a look...

Discover Durban

Get a deeper understanding of th city’s rich cultural heritage by exploring its many museums, advises Alyssia Birjalal.

Take the other route to Everest

London – The route used by mountaineers to scale Everest is to be altered next month amid fears of an increased avalanche risk.

The good life, way down under

Once most feared in the British Empire, Tasmania is now an alluring destination for foodies and art afficionados.

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Get a taste of the Karoo
February 27 2015 at 16:41

An anti-fracking exhibition is a good time to take in the texture, sounds and colours of this magical place.

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In the Lapland of the gods
February 27 2015 at 16:35

What does it take to be Finnish? Rules, saunas and cross-country skis

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The beauty that rose from ruins
February 27 2015 at 16:24

All but obliterated by bombing 70 years ago, Dresden in Germany has managed to recreate its former glory.

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Do-able Dallas
February 27 2015 at 14:25

The city is fresh, fun and friendly to the wallet, writes Andrea Sachs

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Such a civilised way to travel
February 27 2015 at 10:25

Memphis Barker lives like a pharaoh with a whole riverboat and Egypt’s archaeological treasures all to himself.

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Nose-to-snout with Gainesville locals
February 27 2015 at 10:26

Melanie DG Kaplan takes a zigzag approach to getting up close and personal with Florida’s alligators.

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A ferry? Tell that to the satnav
February 26 2015 at 11:06

Two tourists got stranded on a beach after setting their satnav to a remote spot - and had to be dug out by locals

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Set your sights on an easy-paced coach tour
February 25 2015 at 15:59

Modern bus tours are nowhere near as harried or uncomfortable as your preconceived notions would suggest.

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‘One more time’ on the slopes
February 25 2015 at 11:14

With over 30 resorts within and around the Appalachian range, skiing’s a family sport.

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Salty old dogs, new wave riders
February 25 2015 at 12:25

In the surfers’ lexicon, J-Bay is where it all began. Liz Clarke discovers that it still retains its rough-around-the edges vibe.

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Island life, beyond the beach
February 25 2015 at 16:12

There’s much more to Mauritius and Reunion than lazing along the shore, says Mike Unwin.

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Get a taste of life as a Randlord
February 25 2015 at 15:16

Gold Reef City has got the fun and games down pat, but the history lesson’s a real clincher, says Kevin Ritchie.

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Burgers and beer in Bozeman
February 25 2015 at 16:21

Kick back and get a real taste of Montana after a day on the slopes.

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Tracking a cheaper ride
February 25 2015 at 12:08

Online site shows how users can travel British rail far more cheaply.

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A Fabz-ulous panacea for stress
February 24 2015 at 10:50

A hotel in Johannesburg's northern suburbs is the perfect retreat from modern-day living.

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