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Thailand asks tourists to wear ‘safety wristbands’

The wristbands will have the names of the tourists and the hotel where they are staying, so inebriated visitors may be 'guided' back.

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Giving ‘brutalism’ a closer look

Balfron Tower in east London, once the star of horror movie settings, is due for a massive makeover.

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This is wine country, Virginia style

In Virginia wine country, there's a whole vineyard of pleasures to be found, writes Domenica Marchetti.

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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.

Quad biking in Soweto

After an afternoon whizzing around the township, Sue Derwent added the adventure to 'the list'.

The best of southern Kruger

Follow these guidelines on which camps to go to, which drives to go on and which waterholes to watch.

In-flight calls finally get green lig ...

You will soon be able to leave your gadgets switched on during flights after the European flight safety regulator said they did not pose a ris ...

Thailand asks tourists to wear ‘safet ...

The wristbands will have the names of the tourists and the hotel where they are staying, so inebriated visitors may be 'guided' back.

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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Cruising the Med a cheaper choice
September 29 2014 at 12:15

Competitive pricing a boon for travellers, say cruise specialists.

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Gaza war deals blow to Israeli tourism
September 29 2014 at 12:13

Before the war, the country hoped for a record-breaking year for tourist visitors.

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Proudly Scottish Gleneagles
September 29 2014 at 08:10

It's the most famous golfing destination in the world, home of this year's Ryder Cup - and more, writes Deborah Curtis-Setchell.

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Open door on UK visas, says Gigaba
September 29 2014 at 08:06

Government says 'door is still open' for discussions with UK to have certain visa requirements waived.

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Landing in homes... airline food
September 29 2014 at 08:06

In Germany, an online supermarket is convinced there's a market for aircraft meals to be eaten at home.

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When dream holiday hits the rocks
September 26 2014 at 13:28

The most bizarre reviews of all time - as mentioned on TripAdvisor.

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De Hoop’s delights
September 26 2014 at 08:13

Kathy Malherbe gets to experience the magic of De Hoop Nature Reserve and views nature's marvels up close.

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Cruising Myanmar's Irrawaddy River
September 26 2014 at 13:28

You don't travel to a country emerging from decades of isolation just to sip champagne by the pool, writes Jamie Rich.

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A trip through time
September 26 2014 at 13:24

Tomoko Echizenya walks in the footsteps of American modernist artist Georgia O'Keeffe in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Learning to love Namibia
September 26 2014 at 13:24

After visiting southern Namibia, Duane Stacey and Dale Barrow went north, seeing lions and everything in-between.

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Tourists cancelling bookings to SA
September 26 2014 at 12:17

Tour operators tell Cape Town Tourism new immigration rules discouraging people who wish to visit country.

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Accidents on cruises: Who is to blame?
September 26 2014 at 12:15

Are cruise lines doing enough to protect their passengers? Christopher Elliott investigates

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Visa hearings: ‘cost to tourism too high’
September 26 2014 at 08:12

Industry figures voice their dissatisfaction over SA's new visa regulations.

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Top tips for Munich's Oktoberfest
September 26 2014 at 08:06

More than 6 million visitors from Germany and around the world attend the Oktoberfest every year.

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Gallery: De Hoop’s delights
September 26 2014 at 08:03

De Hoop, with its 70km of pristine coastline, is a cocoon of genial co-habitation of various species.

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