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When fear of travel spreads like a virus

As soon as tourists are the slightest bit scared about a destination, they simply won't go, writes Brendan Seery.

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INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

The epicentre of nowhere

Seeking silence, Myrtle Ryan headed for Rietbron in the Karoo - and met a feisty tortoise en route.

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The Washington Post

Buried treasures of small-town NY

Nevin Martell goes antique shopping in Bouckville, a blink-and-you'll-miss-it hamlet in the centre of New York state.

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Historical echoes in tranquil oasis

Being the oldest settlement in the Free State, the town of Philippolis is full of character. Myrtle Ryan went exploring.

Granny Mouse has your wedding covered

For brides searching for the perfect place to host their Big Day, a visit to this hotel in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is a must.

Fighting the good fight

Photojournalist Scott Ramsay visits the Kruger to find out about the plight of SA's rhinos.

Shark off the menu in Palau

In many places swimmers might prefer to avoid sharks, but wetsuit-clad tourists in Palau clamour to dive among the predators.

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New SA Tourism chairman appointed
August 26 2014 at 17:51

SA Tourism has appointed Zwelibanzi Mntambo as its new chairman, the ANC in Parliament said.

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Tour Paris with those who know it best
August 26 2014 at 13:57

Meet Vincent, a homeless man who squires tourists through little-known lanes as he tells their stories, past and present.

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Beauty of Denmark at Wadden Sea Fest
August 26 2014 at 12:00

Artists will offer works to sensitise visitors to the culture and natural beauties of Denmark's western mudflats at this year's Wadden Sea Festival.

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Visiting one of Islam's holiest cities
August 26 2014 at 12:03

Change is coming, and campaigners are working hard to preserve the gated Ethiopian city of Harar's unique history.

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Fighting the good fight
August 26 2014 at 08:13

Photojournalist Scott Ramsay visits the Kruger to find out about the plight of SA's rhinos.

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New visa rule could exclude poor
August 26 2014 at 08:11

New regulations also require applicants to provide police clearance certificate and proof of kinship.

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Never too young or old to enjoy Mauritius
August 26 2014 at 08:12

Something for everyone - from watersports to chilling at various water spots, writes Samantha Hartshorne.

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Pictures: Fighting the good fight
August 26 2014 at 08:11

Last year, 606 rhino were killed in Kruger, out of a total number in South Africa of 1 008.

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Vegas’s storied Sahara casino reborn
August 25 2014 at 13:41

The Las Vegas Strip has a new casino in business on the foundations of the old Sahara.

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Conquering your fear of flying
August 25 2014 at 13:40

Pop down to a rather unremarkable industrial estate in England and you might be able to conquer your terrors for good.

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‘Sound out hospitality levy’
August 25 2014 at 12:03

Umhlanga Tourism chairman has commented on proposal that industry players should pay 10 percent levy to government.

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Savour the taste of Stellies
August 25 2014 at 11:59

Rich heritage,music and terroir-driven wines will transform Neethlingshof Estate in a must visit 'destination' on World Tourism Day.

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Helsinki's food scene, coming on strong
August 25 2014 at 09:27

Compared with other Nordic capitals, 'Helsinki used to be isolated - boring, to be honest.'

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SANParks offers free entry for a week
August 25 2014 at 08:12

This year's parks week is scheduled for September 8 to 12.

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India’s Kerala state bans alcohol
August 25 2014 at 08:12

From next year only five-star hotels will be granted licences.

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