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En route to Westeros, winter is coming!

Siobhan Starrs seized the chance to visit some of the filming locations of Game of Thrones across Northern Ireland.

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Do you have anything to declare?

During his career as a Customs specialist, Jon Frost had "to politely listen to people lying through their teeth".

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Have passport, will travel… or maybe not

Owning a passport opens up a world of possibility and freedom for travellers - or so you would think.

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Great to stay in J-Bay

Apple@JBay offers the perfect holiday package – ideal for summer or our mild winters.

Jozi trails: Main street by night

Yvonne Fontyn takes a walk on the ‘wild side’ through the streets of Jozi and Soweto, and to her surprise finds it to be quite a j ...

A night of bliss under the stars

Georgina Crouth leaves the world of load shedding and city aggression for the Earth Lodge at Sabi Sabi.

Putting North Korea on the map

North Korea offers travellers stays in a “model village” as long as they don’t ask questions, writes Becky Pemberton.

Vanuatu needs tourists to return, soo ...

Tour operators fear that by the time visitors return to Vanuatu, workers will have lost their jobs and livelihoods.

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On a dark, desert highway…
March 12 2015 at 09:47

Myrtle Ryan extols the virtues of the Green Kalahari Highway, that is not just a route.

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Tsogo Sun to light up Cape Fanwalk
March 12 2015 at 10:49

Tsogo Sun's iLanga-The African Sun is set to light up the Fanwalk during the 2015 Cape Town Carnival.

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An Arctic town in the limelight
March 12 2015 at 11:28

Steve Vickers travelled to Sweden in search of the awe-inspiring Northern Lights.

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The world's scariest walkway to reopen
March 12 2015 at 10:37

Hikers who dare will once again be able to tackle the Caminito del Rey, known as the world's scariest walkway.

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The suitcase you can always track down
March 12 2015 at 10:07

The Bluesmart suitcase that locks, unlocks, weighs and tracks itself could bring about the end of many frustrations.

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KZN nudist beach hits a snag
March 11 2015 at 12:20

Plans for KZN’s first nudist beach on the South Coast, which was due to open next month, have hit a snag.

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Flies and secret to ending jet lag
March 11 2015 at 12:49

A bizarre experiment involving fruit flies may hold the key to explaining - and eventually treating - jet lag.

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Dark history on beautiful Lake Bunyonyi
March 11 2015 at 11:45

Like much of Uganda, the beauty of Lake Bunyonyi masks a dark and painful past, writes Michael Turner.

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Time for the Seventh Age of Luggage
March 11 2015 at 11:33

The Seventh Age of Luggage is about staying cool, calm and well-pressed, writes Stephen Bayley.

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Top honours for Cape wine estates
March 11 2015 at 10:44

Several Western Cape vineyards have been lauded at the Wine Tourism Awards.

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Sex workers of the world unite in Milan
March 11 2015 at 09:47

Over 15 000 sex workers are heading to Milan to cash in on the tourist boom expected from the 2015 Expo World Fair.

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Come to Cape Town for carnival
March 10 2015 at 10:18

The fifth edition of the Cape Town Carnival stretches down the Fan Walk. Wendyl Martin got a sneak preview...

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Mauritius has Africa's top airport
March 10 2015 at 10:18

Going through an airport might not be the most exciting bit of a holiday, but it’s unavoidable...

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2014 'safest year in airline history'
March 10 2015 at 09:40

2014 was officially the safest in the history of commercial aviation – despite disasters leading to hundreds of deaths.

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Everest, a mountain of waste
March 10 2015 at 09:40

The climbers who try to conquer Mount Everest are threatening the roof of the world - by their toilet habits.

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