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South Africa

South Africa

South Africa lodges: Heavenly hideaways

Alison Stewart Some of the country's best escapes were known only to locals - until now, writes Alison Stewart.

South Africa

Cape Town Garden Route: Take the low road

credit: steve mckenna

pictured: Gansbei sharks

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: Hiking in the heavens

Person standing on edge of cliffs at God's Window overlooking Blyde River Canyon, South Africa.

Andrew Bain Blyde River Canyon’s many vistas keep Andrew Bain spellbound.

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Photo galleries

Holi One Colour Festival

Revellers are covered in coloured cornflour powder as they take part in the Holi One festival in Cape Town, March 2, 2013. The event is inspired by the Hindu Holi spring festival of colour which originated in India. Picture taken March 2, 2013. REUTERS/Mark Wessels (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SOCIETY)

Revellers are covered in coloured cornflour powder as they take part in the Holi One festival in Cape Town.

Photos

Top of the Table (mountain)

Climbing Table Mountain doesn't take long, but that doesn't mean it is easy. The reward, however, is spectacular views over Cape Town.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Tripologist: Safaris and mountain scenery

Bushman's Kloof Private Reserve, South Africa.

Tripologist We are looking at going to South Africa in late June-early July next year.

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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Travel News

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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