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Luxury Holidays in 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.

Hotels

Strokes of genius

Jackson Hole hotel pool

Pool tragic Brian Johnston has dipped into some of the world's sexiest hotel pools. Don your swimmers, grab your designer sunnies and dive in.

South Africa

Cape of good stays

Blackheath Lodge

Alison Stewart is pampered at some of Cape Town's most luxurious boutique hotels and guest houses.

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Photo galleries

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 .

On board the world's most beautiful ship

Crystal Stairs, MSC Splendida cruise ship. Image supplied. SHD TRAVEL OCT 4 CRUISING.

Is the MSC Splendida the most beautiful cruise ship ever built?

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Travellers Tips

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.

Tips

Trip of a lifetime, in style

Woman with suitcase.

A travel stylist can give you the personalised trip of a lifetime, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

Map of Africa

Travel News

Don't be fooled: 40 tourist scams to watch out for

Parisians and tourists enjoy a drink at a cafe on the Champs Elysees avenue.

SOO KIM 11:04am | Taxi drivers, hotel workers and overfriendly locals are among those capable of tricking unsuspecting tourists.

Queen's Guard plays Game of Thrones theme song

9:22am | A video of the Queen's Guard performing the Game of Thrones tune has been posted to YouTube.

Guests to 'pay what you want' at Paris hotels

8:59am | Five Paris hotels are allowing guests to pay whatever they want, based on their impressions of the hotel, the room and the service.

Airbnb host's horror as squatter takes over

21 Jul | Cory Tschogl says she has an Airbnb squatter - a guest who rented her Palm Springs, California vacation condominium, then stopped paying rent, refused to leave and threatened her with legal action.

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