South Africa

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!"
Table Mountain secures spot on ‘new wonders’ list
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Table Mountain secures spot on ‘new wonders’ list

The South African landmark is the fifth to be inaugurated onto the list masterminded by Swiss foundation
Cairo to Cape Town: World's most incredible bus trip(s)
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Cairo to Cape Town: World's most incredible bus trip(s)

Thirteen countries, a heart full of daring and many, many buses make for one hell of an adventure
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!
26 of the most stunning spots in Africa
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26 of the most stunning spots in Africa

Camera? Passport? Unbridled sense of adventure and keen to make others envious? Click on through
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
10 things to know before visiting South Africa

10 things to know before visiting South Africa

What do the space shuttle, Paul Simon and delicious porcupine skin have in common? Allow us to explain
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