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REUTERS

Come to Japan and buy our loos

Japan is trying an unusual way to impress visitors to their country with both their technology and their toilets.

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HBO

En route to Westeros, winter is coming!

Siobhan Starrs seized the chance to visit some of the filming locations of Game of Thrones across Northern Ireland.

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FLICKR.COM

Do you have anything to declare?

During his career as a Customs specialist, Jon Frost had "to politely listen to people lying through their teeth".

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Let your visitors loose in town
March 18 2015 at 10:38

Visitors to Joburg and Soweto can now get to know one of the city centre's most vibrant neighbourhoods - on foot.

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The rise of dark tourism
March 18 2015 at 10:24

Visiting scenes of death and disaster might seem inappropriate, but dark tourism is on the rise, writes Emily Payne.

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Get to the Point
March 18 2015 at 10:57

Lungani Zama enjoyed the giltz and glamour of the Waterfront Hotel and Spa in Durban.

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Explore the Hantam Highway
March 18 2015 at 11:31

Myrtle Ryan embarks on a travel adventure from the West Coast to Bloemfontein along the the Hantam Highway.

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Vienna taste test: 2 palates, 1 plate
March 18 2015 at 11:10

Vienna is so proud of its cuisine you can buy postcards of whatever you've eaten, says Anne Calcagno.

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Death in paradise
March 17 2015 at 11:41

Welcome to "Execution Island" - the Indonesian holiday resort where foreigners are sent to die.

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Factory shops have it all… and more
March 17 2015 at 11:16

Here's is a guide to Durban's factory stores offering a variety of products at prices well below retail.

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A dream holiday in Afghanistan?
March 17 2015 at 12:22

Untouched slopes, perfect powder and just 20 other tourists: Welcome to the first ever ski resort... in Afghanistan.

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Beware of policies 'for your own good'
March 17 2015 at 11:02

It's for your own good. Travellers are hearing this a lot and it’s being applied to increasingly unwelcome scenarios.

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Video: What to do in Los Cabos
March 17 2015 at 09:06

Los Cabos: where the ocean is clean and clear and the sun never stops shining.

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