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EU, UAE sign visa waiver agreement

The European Union and the United Arab Emirates have signed a reciprocal bilateral short-stay visa waiver agreement.

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SA tops leading tourism ranking

SA ranked first in Sub-Saharan Africa on biennial WEF global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index

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Cutting costs of carry-on fees

One reason we're all trying to pound our bags into overhead space is to avoid baggage fees.

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All aboard for lovely Lesotho

Instead of heading for the hills in her own transport, Myrtle Ryan broke with tradition and joined a coach trip.

If you go down to the bush today

It's hard to believe that just an hour's drive from Joburg the Big Five roam. Samantha Hartshorne visits Dinokeng.

The art of Australian bushcraft

Adrian Phillips gets a taste of Queensland under canvas.

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Let's drink to brew rivalry
April 7 2015 at 10:38

Will Hawkes visits Düsseldorf and Cologne to check out the two city's rivalry over beer.

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SA Tourism needs more money
April 7 2015 at 10:14

The major losses suffered by the rand have pushed SA Tourism to ask the government for more funds.

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Seychelles: royal retreat on a budget
April 2 2015 at 12:10

Lynn Freehill-Maye hadn't spent nearly as much as a celebrity. Even so, the Seychelles had opened up its riches.

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Residents intent on nudists covering up
April 6 2015 at 12:20

Locals are adamant that stripping down on KZN's first - but unofficially opened - nudist beach is in violation of by-laws.

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Durban geared for Easter boom
April 2 2015 at 13:36

The Easter Weekend is expected to bring in R200m in economic spend in Durban, says tourism boss, Phillip Sithole.

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Can’t beat ‘three of the best’
April 2 2015 at 13:20

Ellerman House, Majeka House and Babylonstoren - might hurt even the best-padded wallet but it’s worth it..

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Exploring the Richmond Garden Trail
April 2 2015 at 12:58

From carefully landscaped grounds to expansive botanical gardens, the Richmond Garden Trail has much to offer.

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Pretoria mixes some Fire and Ice!
April 2 2015 at 12:30

Pretoria is often viewed as Joburg’s dreary sibling: important, but not particularly exciting, but not anymore.

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Globetrotting is no pipe dream
April 2 2015 at 11:51

A bagpiper crosses the globe in a bid to play the pipes in every country in the world, writes Becky Pemberton.

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Vegas hides a tasteful ace up its sleeve
April 2 2015 at 11:25

Mention Las Vegas, and suddenly you morph in a shallow buffet lover, but oh how wrong they are... says Kitty Bean Yancey.

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KZN nudist beach ruling deferred
April 1 2015 at 12:49

The doubt over the future of the nudist beach on the South Coast hasn't stopped naturists from doing their thing.

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The Cullinan: relax in luxurious style
April 1 2015 at 12:35

Southern Sun The Cullinan has partnered with Mangwanani Spa to offer guests the chance to relax and unwind in style.

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Walking the Great Wall
April 1 2015 at 11:41

Hiking the Great Wall of China the wild and free way thrills Will Ford.

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Choose that souvenir carefully
April 1 2015 at 11:29

“Every home should be a true reflection of the people who live there as well as the journey they've been on.”

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Durban’s 24-hour bucket list
March 31 2015 at 12:25

The Independent on Saturday brings you the 24-hour Durbs bucket list - if you do these, you know you've done Durban.

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