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Paddling downriver through the Nama Canyon section of the Orange River as it winds through the Richtersveld National Park

6 offbeat ideas for holidaying in SA

If you only do one great local trip or adventure this year, make sure it's something you've never done before, writes Paul Ash

Over 1.1 billion tourists worldwide in 2014

According to the official figures published January 27 by the UN World Tourism Organization, there were 1.138 billion international travelers in 2014.

The Sunday Times Travel and Wildlife Photographs of the year

Here are the winning pictures and the runners-up in the 2014 travel and wildlife photography competitions

Sunday Times Travel Photo of the Year: November's winners

Temples, landscapes, trees and exotic locations rule this month's selection of top shots

Peter's Post
Our travel expert answers queries on routes and destinations around the world
E-mail your travel questions to travelmag@sundaytimes.co.za

Joburg named Rough Guides' top city of 2015

After Lonely Planet and Afar magazine made their prognostications for 2015, it’s Rough Guides’ turn to weigh in on the top travel destinations that will be making waves next year. And when it comes to top cities, their verdict is Johannesburg, South Africa.

SA 'most attractive' tourist destination in Africa

South Africa has overthrown the previously undefeated Egypt to take the title of most attractive tourist destination in Africa, according to a recent survey.

An architectural tour of Rome

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This travelling week in pictures

Where did we go this week? See Sunday Times Travel Weekly for fine travel inspiration

Portugal named world's best destination for golfing

Putters looking to plan a golfing holiday may want to consider booking a trip to Portugal, which was named the world’s best golf destination at the inaugural edition of the World Golf Awards over the weekend.

Travel Stories

From Soweto to Africa with love - I see a different you: gallery

A trio of young South African photographers have set up a tumblr account to show a different view on Africa, under the title "I see a different you". Read all about it here

Georgia: Wandering the old Silk Road

Scenes from a wonderful little country between the Black Sea and the Caucasus mountains that deserves to be better known

Beautiful secrets of Paris best discovered on foot

Of course it is possible to take the Metro from the Eiffel Tower to Montmartre but Paris is a wonderful city to explore on foot, taking in the city's numerous landmarks and stopping in its countless cafes and boulevard shops along the way.

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