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The Tripologist

The Tripologist: Boat hire in France

Michael Gebicki Burgundy would be a fine choice. Great culinary traditions, fabulous wines, mediaeval towns.

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

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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'.

Africa

Mauritius, Africa: Back to the beginning

Mauritius

Elspeth Callender Elspeth Callender heads to Mauritius on a mission to trace her roots.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Hayden Tee

Nina Karnikowski An unusual approach to what to take on holiday is recounted by this musical theatre star.

Mauritius

Magic in Mauritius

travel - Mauritius

PAT INGRAM White sand beaches, turquoise water, swaying palms … this Indian Ocean island has it all.

Worldwide

Fifty things we love about travel right now

A vintage caravan in Palm Springs, California.

Edited by Sarah Maguire From retro caravans to saving the rhinos, here's what we love about travel right now.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Geraldine Turner

Geraldine Turner

Nina Karnikowski Four-wheel driving in Zimbabwe was a fabulous adventure for Geraldine Turner.

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

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.

Africa

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: The power and the glory

Three people looking at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

Michelle Griffin Africa's mightiest falls are an assault on the senses for Michelle Griffin.

Global

Top 10 bad smelling places to visit

Geothermal spa at Hells  Gate, Wai Ora Spa, Rotorua

Aimee Gulliver Guidebooks are full of lists of "places to see", but what if you wanted to give your other senses a turn?

The Backpacker

The 10 best countries for photographers

Chile

The Backpacker There are some destinations where you can’t fail to take good photos.

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Shopping

Spree de corps

Jaipur

Lee Tulloch There are no other stores quite like these 25 amazing shops, writes Lee Tulloch, globe-trotting shopper extraordinaire.

The Backpacker

The world's 10 best cities for walking

Pretty woman in bazaar in Fes

The Backpacker No one walks in LA. Tell people you’ve decided to stroll even a few blocks and they’ll look at you like you just announced you’re swimming to Hawaii. You’re what? Just take a taxi.

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Tripologist

The Tripologist: Driving in New Zealand

Milford Sound

The Tripologist Do Australians need an international driver's license to hire a car in New Zealand?

South Africa

South Africa fine dining: From the seed to the plate

shaun shoeman

Linda Vergnani Two restored farms are changing the culinary landscape, writes Linda Vergnani.

Air travel

Flight test: South Africa Airways economy class

South Africa Airways.

Max Anderson It's hard to find fault with this economy flight, even if it ultimately feels a bit so-so.

Surfing

Surfing: Five more no-boys-allowed surf and yoga retreats

Maid in the Shade.

Nina Karnikowski Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.