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Parys in the Free State

Parys lies in the midst of one of the oldest and most spectacular events recorded on earth. But the town named after Paris is also an unpretentious tourist community with a warm …

Weekend Away With The Girls

Something magical happens when you combine a weekend away, a group of women, a luxury lodge in the middle of the bush and a spattering of bucket-list items. There seems to be …

The Lure of Trauma Tourism

Concentration camps, former war zones and the sites of mass destruction emit an odd magnetism for travellers. But why do we turn places of pain into places of pilgrimage – do we …

Wellness Adventure Tours

Focussed on mindfulness, movement & nourishment G Adventures has launched a collection of tours dedicated to wellness and adventure. Their new ‘Wellness’ travel style features a programme of trips in 10 destinations, …

Romantic Africa Roundup

Paris may be the city of love, but Africa is the continent of pure romance. You’ll be enchanted by the wide choice of sexy destinations where you can celebrate special moments and …

Koh Samui, Island of Coconuts

Back in the 1970s the word ‘Samui’ was a known only to a few of the most adventurous backpackers eager to explore this little known and tricky to reach island. Then, a …

Beautiful Budapest

I need to go back to Budapest. I was there for five days and packed lots in, but I’m regretting all the things I missed. Museums I overlooked, streets I forgot to …

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Destination Nosy Be, Madagascar

A long, long, long time ago – before Man started interfering with our planet – an ancient continent known as Gondwana slowly, very slowly, split up. Big and little bits drifted away. …

Running out of wishes in Malawi

I forgive her lack of fetish for geography (despite being educated in Kenya) because her description is so apt. And here I am again, my powdered heart and I – this time …

Mauritius – Beyond the beach

About an hour’s drive from Long Beach Gold and Spa Resort on the Mauritian east coast, lies La Vallée de Ferney (Ferney Valley) – a beautiful 200ha sanctuary for a variety of …

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