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9 top cities for 'detective travel'
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9 top cities for 'detective travel'

Murder. Smuggling. Extortion. Here's all the grit your guidebook won't mention, but your favorite mystery writer will
Cycling Soweto: 5 things you won't see from a car

Cycling Soweto: 5 things you won't see from a car

Soweto's humor, history and street life are best experienced from a bike saddle
4 nuggets of Joburg history

4 nuggets of Joburg history

It's hard to believe Johannesburg didn't even exist 130 years ago. Then gold was discovered, and one of Africa's biggest economies was born
British Airways plane clips building

British Airways plane clips building

Red faces as plane damaged while taxiing at Jo'burg airport
In photos: The controversial slum-themed South Africa luxury hotel

In photos: The controversial slum-themed South Africa luxury hotel

Welcome to "the only Shanty Town in the world with under-floor heating and wireless internet access!"
Send us your best pics of Johannesburg

Send us your best pics of Johannesburg

Send us your photographs of one of Africa's most exciting cities and the best could be featured on CNN!
Southern Africa's best boutique safari reserves
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Southern Africa's best boutique safari reserves

Love the smell of elephant manure in the morning? It's even better when experienced in Africa's smaller reserves
Coffee comes home: How the cappuccino conquered South Africa
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Coffee comes home: How the cappuccino conquered South Africa

Instant coffee in a restaurant? In Cape Town that’s what you used to get. Not anymore
9 not-in-the-guidebook tips for an Africa safari

9 not-in-the-guidebook tips for an Africa safari

Bring dental floss, a needle, and a shower cap -- though not for the reasons you'd expect
Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Brazil, Antarctica and Scotland are the top three destinations to visit next year, according to the hot-off-the-press guidebook
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