South Africa

Lion kills tourist at South African park

Lion kills tourist at South African park

Tour operator driving vehicle is hurt trying to fend off animal
7 of the best African alternative holidays

7 of the best African alternative holidays

Swimming with seals, cycling through jungles, staring into volcanoes ... Africa is about more than safari animals
Most popular world wonders ranked

Most popular world wonders ranked

More than 8 billion people travel to national parks and reserves every year. A new study lists the most-visited ones
Restaurant renaissance: How foodies are rebuilding Johannesburg

Restaurant renaissance: How foodies are rebuilding Johannesburg

Trendy gourmet markets are revitalizing the city's once-decaying neighborhoods
Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015

It's going to be a great year for foodies, with top restaurants exporting their brands to other countries while others open new ventures at home
10 of the best safaris for 2015

10 of the best safaris for 2015

From horse and camel adventures to treks through tiger territory, the safari industry Oscars recognize the best wildlife encounters
10 reasons to experience the mind-blowing AfrikaBurn festival

10 reasons to experience the mind-blowing AfrikaBurn festival

South Africa’s answer to Burning Man is a surreal mirage of sculptures, music and mayhem under star-filled desert skies
 Tour de Township: By bike through Johannesburg's Alexandra

Tour de Township: By bike through Johannesburg's Alexandra

Young entrepreneur's start-up business introduces tourists to a different side of South African culture
Where are the world's best hotels?

Where are the world's best hotels?

A new report looks at 7 million traveler reviews to determine which destinations have the highest rated accommodations on the planet
South Africa's urban farming revolution

South Africa's urban farming revolution

Cape Town is in the grips of a 'vegolution. Urban farms are spilling out of parking lots, overtaking lawns, even growing out of old TV sets
Steam safari: African animal-spotting on world's 'most luxurious train'

Steam safari: African animal-spotting on world's 'most luxurious train'

Rovos Rail's epic trips out of South Africa pamper passengers with fine dining, vintage comfort and even a bathtub
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