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Africa

A South Korean quarantine officer checks body temperature of a passenger against possible infections of Ebola virus at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea.

The Tripologist

Everyone asks... Are travellers at risk from the Ebola virus?

Michael Gebicki What is the most effective way to safeguard your health?

South Africa

Moving on: A long journey to South Africa

 A young South African girl names Malika is lifted by her mother to kiss a statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela before a service conducted by Archbishop Desmond Tutu at the Nelson Mandela Foundation on December 9, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Lisa Davies After 20 years of freedom, South Africa has come a long way, writes Lisa Davies, but with a long way to go.

Wildlife

Responsible wildlife tourism: Close encounters

Playful Killers

David Whitley There are ways to see animals up close without alarming them or yourself, writes David Whitley.

Zimbabwe

Victorian Falls helitour: the fright stuff

Nina Karnikowski It's not until I'm 100 metres above Victoria Falls in a chopper, that I realise I don't like this.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Piece of paradise: Mauritius

White sand beaches, turquoise water, swaying palms … this Indian Ocean island has it all.

Photos

The most beautiful spots in the world to watch the sun

Samoa item. AJYB5J Western Samoa, View of coast with fisherman at sunset. CREDIT ALAMY

Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.

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Travellers Tips

Worldwide

Don't go there: the destinations you need to avoid

Thailand coup with tourists

Karen Halabi Which destinations should you cross off your list? Some of them may surprise you.

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: Should you boycott destinations over government behaviour?

A guide waits for tourist to take them for a ride on his camel in front of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Michael Gebicki If a government behaves disgracefully, is it legitimate to patronise that country as a tourist?

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Map of Africa

Travel News

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have no-strings-attached sexual encounters.

9:06am | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

Sultan of Brunei bids for New York's Plaza Hotel

19 Aug | Brunei's latest hotel bid follows celebrities, including Richard Branson and Anna Wintour, who have called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by the sultan, including the Dorchester in London.

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