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It's raining cats on a Japanese island

An army of feral cats rule a remote island in southern Japan, where the felines outnumber humans six to one.

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SAA refunds customers after 'mistake'

SAA says the deal was erroneously published, and that it was refunding customers who had snapped up the tickets.

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Get a room steeped in celluloid history

At the six best cinema hotels in the world, from Manhattan to Stockholm, there is something for every film fan.

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Savour the flavours of the Karoo

If you love good food and want to experience it in authentic surroundings, head to Cradock for the Karoo Food Festival.

Bethulie: a golden oldie

This southern Free State town is one of those sleepy ones time has passed by. Myrtle Ryan went to have a look...

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‘Where birds and humans come to relax’
February 16 2015 at 15:29

You’re likely to hear, more than see, the feathered varieties at Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary, writes Arthi Sanpath.

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Have a bubbly good frolic on shady lawns
February 16 2015 at 15:31

Rolling lawns, decadent food and superb wines – expect all this and more at the Constantia Fresh food and wine festival.

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Don’t be stumped Down Under
February 16 2015 at 12:51

Travel reader Gary Pickering takes us on a tour of Melbourne in Australia as the Cricket World Cup gets underway.

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Pastes and poultices – all part of paradise
February 16 2015 at 12:34

Sri Lanka may be far to go to experience the bliss of an Ayurvedic spa,

but you won’t regret the effort, writes Sue Derwent

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Have a stomping good time with wine
February 13 2015 at 17:55

It’s harvest season and wine farms have opened their gates and hearts to quaffers

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Best to journey in the moment
February 13 2015 at 15:32

Having won Strictly Come Dancing last year, audiences can't get enough of blue-eyed Jonathan Boynton-Lee.

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High-flying shops put airports on map
February 13 2015 at 15:44

Seven out of 10 passengers buy goods at Heathrow; more than use the loos

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Visits, hugs, leaves
February 13 2015 at 16:52

Sophie Borland goes inside the Chinese panda breeding centres where volunteers cuddle and hand-feed their charges.

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A sleepy city with beauty and brains
February 13 2015 at 17:16

Visitors to laidback Hobart are welcomed like old friends, says Susan Griffith.

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In the Umdoni’s shade
February 13 2015 at 17:02

iSimangaliso Wetland Park, SA’s first World Hertiage Site, offers a wealth of unique experiences, as Sue Derwent discovered.

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In Quebec – on a walker
February 13 2015 at 15:53

With some planning and lots of patience, travelling with a disability is very doable, finds Alexandra Pecci. (gallery)

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Biblical city is modern home to all
February 13 2015 at 15:12

The remains of an ancient bathhouse prove that Nazareth was bustling even back in Jesus’ day...

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‘Classic travel accessory’ has £37 500 price tag
February 13 2015 at 15:32

World’s most expensive suitcase is almost as costly as a Porsche.

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Craving the Kouga
February 13 2015 at 11:57

One of the best ways to explore the Tsitsikamma forest is by Segway, writes Duane Stacey.

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‘Don’t execute our drug smugglers’
February 13 2015 at 11:58

Indonesia – Australian tourists could boycott Indonesia if Jakarta executes two drug smugglers on death row, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop warned Friday, refusing to rule out withdrawing diplomats.

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