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Africa

Hotels

Weddings, parties, elephants

Hotel concierges have seen it all - and they can help with it all, too, writes John O'Ceallaigh.

South Africa

Wildly indulgent

Ulusaba Rock Lodge

Holidaying safari style is out of this world, finds Louise Southerden.

South Africa

Pure pleasure

Grootbos

A resort a few hours from Cape Town, has become an agent of ecological and social change, writes Alison Stewart.

Mama Holiday

OK, so my son kissed a monkey on the lips

Monkey

Tracey Spicer There's a moment in every traveller's life when you know you've gone too far.

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Photo galleries

Royal approval: the Seychelles

Interest in the Seychelles has boomed since Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed their honeymoon there.

World's best hotel named

South Africa's Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

South Africa's Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve was voted the world's best hotel in 2009 in a survey by Travel+Leisure .

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Honeymoon period for royal favourites

Just married.

Jane E. Fraser From London to the Seychelles and the wilds of Kenya, everywhere William and Kate go is turning to tourism gold.

Insider

High-end adventure in its natural habitat

Michael Mucci illo.

Jane E. Fraser Follow the pride by day, retire to a luxury lodge by night. More Australians are seeking 'exotic' destinations and Africa's wildlife makes the continent a growing favourite.

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Map of Africa

Travel News

Family fuming after wheelchair-using granny left in corner of Newark Airport for 11 hours

wheelchair

12:25pm | A family is fuming mad after an airport worker parked a wheelchair-using grandmother in a departure lounge and an airline's "processing error" led her to be left there for up to 11 hours.

'Roofing': The best way to see Saint Petersburg

9:37am | Thrill-seekers believe the best way to see Russia's imperial capital is by hopping roof to roof.

Ryanair launches low-budget flexible business class tickets

8:56am | European budget carrier Ryanair is offering a new type of business-class ticket to woo more business travellers.

Etihad to fly A380 superjumbo with luxury 'Residence' on Sydney route

JAMIE FREED 9:47am | Etihad Airways will launch A380 services on the Sydney-Abu Dhabi route from June 1 next year, in a move that will boost its capacity to Australia.

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