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Trekking with Louis Trichardt

Kevin Davie goes in search of a mountain bike route through the northern Drakensberg.

Kestreling through the Berg

On a recent cycling trip Kevin Davie met up with tiny, unexpected tourists from Siberia.

The show goes on

Three years after hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is mounting­ the United States's biggest biennial of modern art. Teri Grenert reports.

Makeover for fab pad

As the preferred winter retreat of the Rat Pack, the Fontainebleau Hotel put Miami on the map as the capital of cool.

Nomad’s land

Far from the package resorts of the Red Sea and Luxor, a spectacular eco lodge at Siwa provides a haven of style and romance in the Sahara.

NY street food goes from cart to kitchen

New York's multicultural street food is unrivalled -- and the most successful vendors take their wares and set up shop.

The Golden Arches

The trick to enjoying a tour of Rome is to avoid the organised tour buses with Americans, particularly the ones who come from small towns.

‘Forgive my strangeness,’ he said

The Radisson Hotel, on Granger Bay, is right on the seaboard with sweeping views facing Robben Island.

Repository for a man who has everything

A visit to the Nelson Mandela Museum in Mthatha provides Niren Tolsi with temporary shelter from the hurly-burly of the Eastern Cape.

Paris funeral parlour to be modern art HQ

The €100-million restoration of the massive 19th-century parlour is Paris's art event of the year.

Dark heart of Morocco

Arriving in Fes, the only medieval Arab city that is still intact, is like being catapulted back in time. Tahir Shah is spellbound.

Hands-on safari

The Van der Merwe family share their Namibian home with 400 animals and, occasionally, Angelina Jolie. Britt Collins reports.

Survivor Waterberg

Nicole Johnston goes on a survival course with author Lee Gutteridge and learns about the birds and the bees and the plants and the trees.

Ferry in troubled water

Two old boats have been recalled to duty to handle the huge daily tourist demand to visit Robben Island.

Life in the slow lane

Jacqueline Steeneveldt recently spent a weekend at the Irene Country Lodge.

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SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

Zuma not at court to hear his arms-deal trial start date

The former president’s lawyers asked last week that he be excused from appearing in person, although no such arrangements were made for his snubbing of the Zondo commission

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