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How to Have Fun in Poor Weather

Transform a soggy trudge into a nature trail or turn a precarious slither downhill, into a fun mudslide. Authors Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield talk to us about how, a bit of drama without danger can make a memorable and exciting day out. “I think you have to make the...

10 best street view tours of famous location

Google’s Street View cameras have passed through many of the world’s most stunning locations. Here we picks 10 of the best to explore from your browser Check out the CERN laboratory bit.ly/cern331 The European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN, recently opened its doors to the Street...

Msenge Bush Lodge & Pumba Water Lodge, East Cape Tours

When You Drive Out Of Port Elizabeth, the first thing you notice is the green. Not the fynbos green of the Western Cape or the lush green of KwaZulu-Natal … not even the sun-bleached green of Gauteng. This landscape is verdant. The bush veld, rolling hills and grasslands speak...

The European Version of Route 66, Kicks and All

FIVE COUNTRIES, THREE DAYS, ONE EPIC DRIVE: MARIA SHOLLENBARGE TAKES THE WHEEL DAY ONE BRUSSELS TO FRANKFURT 547 KMS  Before hitting the road, head to Place du Grand Sablon for a breakfast of—what else?—Belgian waffles. Angle for a table at Au Vieux Saint-Martin (38 Place du Grand Sablon; 32-2/512-6476; waffles for two €22),...

Do tours & agents have advantage over DIY travel sites, after all?

With the onslaught of booking websites and social travel networks, the idea of using a tour operator or travel agent might seem antiquated. But don’t write them off just yet. FIRST, A DISCLOSURE: THE ONLY TIME I EVER planned a trip through a tour operator was because I was...

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