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Destination: Zagora, Tinerhir
The Atlas Mountain route from Tinighir to Zagora is home to the greatest variety of scenery, activities and weather I've ever experienced on one holiday. Taking a road trip allowed us to see it all... read more »
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Destination: Essaouira
Travel photography is both rewarding and exciting - and the Moroccan coastal town of Essaouira, a World Heritage Site, provides the perfect backdrop for your pictures... read more »
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Destination: Mauritius
Trip type: Beach, Family, Honeymoon
Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family all-inclusive or an adventure, Mauritius has it all. From five-stars to self-catering, there is a hotel to suit every budget – and plenty to do... read more »
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In Kenya, you can combine all the thrills of a tropical beach holiday (kite-surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving from a dhow) with watching lions at dawn on safari in the Masai Mara – a winning formula... read more »
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Travelling by train within South Africa can be a great,safe and relaxing way to see the magnificent scenery. But don't expect everything to be plain sailing.... read more »
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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. One of Africa's great parks and still relatively undeveloped. The animals and vistas are breathtaking and you could be one of the few people enjoying them. ... read more »
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Destination: Zimbabwe
Think Zimbabwe's still virtually a war zone? Think again. Its old tourist trail is witnessing a culinary renaissance.... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Nightlife
Whether you like things laidback or love a late night party at a jampacked club, Cape Town will entertain you ... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Cape Town’s foodie scene has grown at a remarkable rate over the past few years. You can see it in the quality of the eateries that have popped up and in the plethora of food stores and markets... read more »
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Destination: Gambia
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Winter Sun
A hidden oasis on the Gambian coast of west Africa, laid-back Leybato offers a cold drink and a comfy hammock around every corner... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Nightlife
There are hundreds of venues to choose from in Cape Town - smart, casual and downright horizontal they’re so laid back, but here are a few of my favourites, each with a distinctive character and crowd... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Shopping
Local crafts and handmade wares can be found in all corners of Cape Town. Here's where to buy the best and where you'll get good value... read more »
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Destination: Mozambique
Trip type: Beach, Road Trip
Mozambique is the perfect destination for that African trip of a lifetime: a paradise where you can chill on the beaches and hunt lions on safari... read more »
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Easter is one of the most popular times of year to travel - whether you prefer to sunbathe, ski or see some city sights. So you need to plan carefully to get the best deal to the best destinations... read more »
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Destination: Egypt, Cairo, Aswan, Luxor
Forget the paddle steamers and big ships – the only way to cruise up the Nile and see the splendours of ancient Egypt is on a dahabiyya, a traditional 19th-century luxury sailing boat... read more »
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If you like the idea of being able to access Cape Town’s sights, bars and restaurants, but don’t want to stay in a city, then Camps Bay, just 10 minutes from the centre, makes a relaxing alternative... read more »
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Destination: Dullstroom
The sleepy little fishing village of Dullstroom, near Johannesburg, is the ideal short-break destination. If trout, the great outdoors and fine food are your thing, here's how to make the most of it... read more »
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Destination: Cape Verde
Trip type: Beach, Family, Winter Sun
Gazing west from the Cape Verde Islands, nothing stands between you and Brazil. The exotic archipelago is little-known – but music-lovers, bird-watchers, divers, foodies and beachcombers will love it... read more »
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This volcanic island off Sicily boasts remote rocky beaches, thermal spas, vineyards and a cuisine that blends Italian and North African flavours. Here is a guide to local dishes and where to eat them... read more »
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A perfect picture-postcard beach, private villa and your very own butler all add up to paradise found in the Seychelles. With a bit of practice, it’s surprisingly easy to get used to a life of luxe... read more »
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