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Food & Wine in Africa

Sense of place: Las Balsas in Patagonia.

Gourmet travel

Dine-in delights: the world's best hotel restaurants

Ute Junker When the food matters as much as the rooms, check our list of hot hotels, writes Ute Junker.

Food

I know this great little place ...

Simon Thomsen Laurent Deslandes, Bistrot Bizerca, Cape Town, South Africa.

Gourmet travel

Cuisine confidential: El Bulli chef names world's best restaurants

Spaniard Ferran Adria is one of the world's most influential chefs. Under his leadership, the Catalonian restaurant El Bulli was voted the world?s best restaurant five times by UK-based Restaurant magazine.

The culinary mastermind behind the late, legendary El Bulli, Ferran Adria offers his expert guide to the world's best restaurants.

South Africa

A gourmet game plan

South Africa, Neil Perry cooking on a barbeque at Ellerman House, overlooking Cape Town?s Bantry Bay.

Anthony Dennis accompanies chef Neil Perry on a fine-dining safari across the Rainbow Nation.

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World's top 10 party towns

Partygoers at Love Parade street party. Tel Aviv

Lonely Planet names the best cities in the world to party the night (and day) away in.

World's best spots for afternoon tea

Windsor Hotel afternoon tea.

Some of the world's historic grand hotels are renowned for their afternoon teas. Patricia Maunder nominates the best.

Map of Africa

Travel News

Let tourists shop till they drop on Sundays: French Foreign Minister

Women walk past a window display of luxury goods maker Rolex in Paris' Place Vendome October 13, 2008.   REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE)

8:48am | Visitors to France should be allowed to shop till they drop seven days a week, the country's Foreign Minister said Tuesday, weighing into a fierce debate over restrictions on Sunday trading.

Avalon Airport axes ad over criticism it made light of domestic violence

5:29pm | Victoria's Avalon Airport has been forced to ditch its new advertising campaign after being accused of making light of domestic violence.

UK tourist recounts 'hellish' time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

10:09am | A 37-year-old British nurse has recounted her "hellish" experience in Sri Lanka after she was arrested and sent to a deportation centre for sporting a Buddha tattoo deemed offensive by authorities.

Stowaway reportedly eyed Africa

23 Apr | As relatives make themselves scarce after a 15-year-old Santa Clara boy survived a flight from San Jose to Maui in a jetliner's wheel well over the weekend, Hawaiian media have reported the boy may have been trying to get to his mother in Africa.

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