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Visitors flock to ‘fun city’

Locals and holidaymakers make the most of Durban's Golden Mile, jostling for swimming space on prime beach property.

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Michelangelo's David to get quake protection

One of the world's most famous statues - Michelangelo's David in Florence - will be equipped with an earthquake-proof base.

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‘Visit Cuba now before Americans arrive’

Canadians who want to enjoy uncrowded Cuban beaches should act soon, a Canadian cruise company warned.

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Moments of sheer magic at Shamwari

Boasting a considerable reputation, Shamwari game reserve has been the destination of choice for high-profile celebrities.

Having fun in true small-town fashion

The Cherry Festival is a big deal in the Eastern Free State, so Deon Delport headed on over to Ficksburg.

Height of comfort and pleasure

The ambience of comfort is unforgettable in the context of the African bush.

Hunting for pictures and crocodiles

Reuters photojournalist David Gray finds himself in the middle of nowhere while on the hunt for the perfect picture.

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Drinking distinctive brandy
December 15 2014 at 08:01

South Africa stirs a new identity for the spirit, writes Lynn Freehill-Maye.

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Nut rage: Airline boss apologises
December 15 2014 at 08:01

The chairman of Korean Air Lines apologised for the behaviour of his daughter who delayed a flight in an incident now dubbed 'nut rage.'

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Moz launches new international airport
December 14 2014 at 14:41

Mozambique's President Armando Guebuza inaugurated a new international airport in the northern port city of Nacala.

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Where the sun never sets on service
December 12 2014 at 12:15

The Southern Sun Waterfront recently underwent an extensive R100m refurbishment. Kim Kay bunkered down for the night.

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Hunting for pictures and crocodiles
December 12 2014 at 12:57

Reuters photojournalist David Gray finds himself in the middle of nowhere while on the hunt for the perfect picture.

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Don’t panic, it’s time to relax
December 12 2014 at 12:56

As the mother of five, Sam Groves knows better than most what kind of holiday suits children of different ages.

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Reading between the lines in Venice
December 12 2014 at 12:52

If you find the crowds that swirl around St Mark's Square a little dismaying, why not take a look at Venice through the eyes of a different type of visitor.

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How tourism tramples ethics
December 12 2014 at 12:50

Lack of education and the lure of money hobble efforts to eradicate cruel offerings, says Sharon Gilbert-Rivett.

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SAA’s Miles of smiles a ‘game changer’
December 12 2014 at 12:01

It looks like SAA is charting new paths for both the airline and loyalty industries, writes Brendan Seery.

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Already a forgotten treasure?
December 12 2014 at 08:04

Robben Island should be on everyone's list to visit. In fact it should be at the top of the list of heritage sites, writes Jo Meintjes.

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Mango won’t lend a hand
December 12 2014 at 08:05

When Sonja Neimann bought her mentally handicapped brother a flight ticket, she didn't think to worry about his safety.

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The City of Light cleans up its act
December 12 2014 at 08:04

Paris strives to be diesel free, as it is known for its famous walkways and round-the-clock stores.

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Gallery: Already a forgotten treasure?
December 12 2014 at 08:03

Robben Island should be on everyone's list to visit. In fact it should be at the top of the list of heritage sites - ahead of Table Mountain or even the Union Buildings on Meintjeskop.

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Taking on the ice falls of Mount Washington
December 11 2014 at 12:32

Anne Farrar has scaled a few mountains, scrambled over boulders and dabbled in rock climbing. But climbing on ice is a different ballgame.

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Durban and its ‘sleepy nightlife’
December 11 2014 at 12:32

Recent study reveals only 20 percent of tourists are exploring Durban's offerings at night.

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