- Where block bookings are welcome
It may make adults go to pieces, but for the young at heart or children Legoland Hotel is the place to be.
- The soothing sounds of silence
A guest farm hidden in the Groot Marico valley provides nature activities or, best of all, an excuse to do nothing.
- The night is always young
Madrid comes alive after dark -- no one sensible goes out dancing before 2am. Resident Paul Richardson picks the best places to go.
- In the garden of nature's delights
This tranquil corner of the Garden Route boasts stunning wildlife, an untamed coastline and scarcely a soul in sight during the off-peak season.
- Cooking up a storm in a summer paradise
When you get tired of R&R on a Malaysian tropical island, what better way to pass the time than learning to cook like a local?
- Breaks to break the bank for
From Francis Ford Coppola's new hotel in Italy to the genius of Klimt in Vienna, Claire Wrathall has some tempting tips for travellers.
- Falling in love with the slow cycles of Zanzibar
You don't have to go on a luxury package tour to enjoy what this tropical Tanzanian island has to offer
- Volcano eruption sparks tourism
Tourism in the Democratic Republic of Congo's ravaged east is doubling by the year as intrepid travellers set out to witness its natural wonders.
- Gorging on adrenaline
Magaliesburg's zipline canopy tour is for people with granite-like nerves and a whole lot of faith.
- From Paris by night
There's a far cheaper way than the legendary Orient Express to experience the mystique of travelling from Paris to Istanbul by train.