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Sittin’ on the dock of The Bay

San Francisco has more character than a Hollywood blockbuster, and Caroline Hurry found it hard to tear herself away.

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Serenity in divine style

On the slopes of Signal Hill nestles a suburban hideaway, writes Adrian Rorvik.

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Looking for happiness? Go to Switzerland

The 2015 World Happiness Report has ranked Switzerland as the happiest country in the world.

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SA lodge is best in the world
April 13 2015 at 12:45

The National Geographic Society announced its Unique Lodges of the World, and SA has come out tops.

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Home for the holidays? Have fun
April 15 2015 at 11:33

Why spend a fortune visiting other cities? Be a tourist in your own town, writes Sue Derwent

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Cévennes: where yellow jerseys grow
April 15 2015 at 11:01

On the trail of a 1978 Dutch novel’s fictitious 139km bike race, Trevor Ward discovers a forgotten yet delightful part of France.

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UK airports benefit from Easter rush
April 14 2015 at 12:13

Britain’s Gatwick and Heathrow airports welcomed record numbers of passengers during March.

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Bok great takes on tourism role
April 14 2015 at 09:40

Former Springbok rugby great Chester Williams has been named as the Welcome Ambassador at Durban’s Indaba.

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Cape Town food '3rd best in world'
April 14 2015 at 09:30

Readers of an international travel magazine reckon Cape Town food is bested only by Paris and San Sebastian.

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Boost for local tour operators
April 14 2015 at 09:30

South African SMMEs from the tourism sector stand to benefit hugely from the World Trade Market Africa in Cape Town.

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Bazaruto Archipelago
April 13 2015 at 12:17

Kate Turkington discovers all the pearls tucked away in Mozambique’s Inhambane province.

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Time for a sky-high selfie
April 13 2015 at 12:34

Guests on the Virgin 787 Dreamliner routes will be able to take a selfie and share it on Facebook.

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Pet-tracking in flight
April 13 2015 at 11:57

An airline has come up with a way to put passengers at ease when their pet is in the carrier below.

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