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Safari tours dip due to Ebola fears

Fear of contracting the Ebola virus is keeping tourists from visiting African countries, including SA, according to a survey.

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The suitcase that weighs itself

There's a suitcase that will help lighten your load - by letting you know exactly when you go over your weight allowance. [VIDEO]

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Gabon’s crumbling white elephant

Once inside the Ciciba, the crumbling premises is full of poor families, rather than the cultural artefacts of Africa's Bantus.

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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.

The suitcase that weighs itself

There's a suitcase that will help lighten your load - by letting you know exactly when you go over your weight allowance. [VIDEO]

Kanazawa's warning to tourists

Tourists are being requested to refrain from eating while walking through the historic Higashi Chaya District in Kanazawa, Japan.

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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The winelands, without the hassle
September 5 2014 at 13:34

Haskelll has it all - a winery, restaurant and luxury self-catering accommodation. So why leave?

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No one wins in fight for legroom
September 5 2014 at 13:33

Megan McArdle revisits airline etiquette in the wake of the 'knee defender' airline rage story.

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Downtown in Rivertown
September 5 2014 at 13:32

Durban's new hangout spot, Rivertown, is shaping up to be one of the best places in town, writes Buhle Mbonambi.

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Food route is tasteful journey
September 5 2014 at 13:32

Adrian Rorvik takes an unforgettable trip up the Cape West Coast.

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An education in farming
September 5 2014 at 12:06

Stone Barns, in New York's Hudson Valley, offers a different type of agritourism.

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‘Sorry for table tariff misunderstanding’
September 5 2014 at 08:48

City of Cape Town apologises to restaurants for inflated table fees; will reimburse affected businesses.

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48 hours in fascinating Zanzibar
September 5 2014 at 08:08

This historical island is famed for its spices, natural beauty and the winding alleys of Stone Town.

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Bringing up bodies: A cemetery tour
September 5 2014 at 08:09

The stories of the dead make up our history. Some of them are unpleasant and some are heartbreaking, writes Ashwin Desai.

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Must haves (not) for trip of a lifetime
September 5 2014 at 08:07

A portable bidet, a suitcase scooter and the pillow for snoozing at airports. Anucyia Victor on the most bizarre travel accessories.

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Pictures: 48 hours in Zanzibar
September 5 2014 at 08:07

South African travellers now comprise just over 10 percent of Zanzibar's total inbound tourism and, it's not difficult to see why.

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Eye-opening path to world of horrors
September 4 2014 at 13:54

'Work makes you free'. These chilling words greeted Kameni Chetty as she explored the horrors of Dachau concentration camp.

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The lure of animal magnetism
September 4 2014 at 13:54

Rebecca Brett discovers the amazing places animal lovers will adore.

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Doing Namibia, Gondwana style
September 4 2014 at 12:27

Dale Barrow and Duane Stacey head for the Gondwana Canyon Lodge at the Fish River Canyon.

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Biking along the Ohio & Erie Canal towpath
September 4 2014 at 12:25

In Ohio's Cuyahoga River Valley, Melanie D.G. Kaplan discovered a place where it's cool to board a train wearing a bicycle helmet.

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Ireland’s best-kept secret
September 4 2014 at 08:13

The county of Fermanagh is an affordable place, and close to top tourist attractions, writes Brendan Seery.

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