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Africa

See it all: Tsitsikamma, an adventure playground.

South Africa

Cape Town Garden Route: Take the low road

Steve McKenna Travel the Garden Route from Cape Town for some spectacular sights, writes Steve McKenna.

South Africa

South Africa Safari: Every step you take

Brian Johnston 'Why worry about lions? Giraffes have a kung-fu kick that can take your head off'.

South Africa

South Africa road trip: uneasy rider

Clarence Drive

Rob McFarland A coastal trike tour raises eyebrows and offers great sights, writes Rob McFarland.

South Africa

Hippos on parade

Andrew Bain Andrew Bain comes face-to-face with locals in and around St Lucia.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: desert camps

Amangiri, Utah desert camp

From Namibia to Mongolia to Chile, Ute Junker discovers six of the best desert camps around the world.

Photos

Extreme kayaking on the Nile

Kayaker at Hairy Lemon Island, Uganda.

Each winter dozens of freestyle kayakers descend on a tiny palm-fringed islandon the Nile in Uganda to try out their skills on a single wave, called the Nile Special, or, simply, the Wave.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Embassy may hold key to keeping vehicle safe

Tripologist My husband wants to drive around Africa. I'm worried about where we leave the vehicle in countries where we know no one. Any tips?

Q&A

Your questions

My granddaughter wishes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, which I think is unwise. Can you give us advice of something else to do there that will satisfy her but is not so dangerous?

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Travel News

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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