Paul Ash Columnist
Paul Ash Columnist
Railroad baron Rohan Vos plans first passenger train to travel coast to coast ...

Once close to bankruptcy, Rovos Rail now employs 450 people and attracts trainloads of wealthy tourists to SA. Still, its dreamer-in-chief has no ...

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How can I plan a self-guided hike on Croatia's Dalmatian coast?

Travel editor Paul Ash has the answer

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These are the best picnic spots in SA

Now that the countryside has gone that vivid green with the first flush of spring, it's time to pack a picnic basket, grab a blanket and enjoy a meal ...

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Is it safe to travel SA by train?

Sunday Times Travel Paul Ash on how to take the train without putting strain on your wallet

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Kayaking puts you in touch with the Earth like no other mode of transport

A kayaking holiday is hard work, but it'll also make you deliriously happy. Go on, grab a paddle

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5 of the best things to do in Istanbul, Turkey

Straddling Europe and Asia, the city formerly called Constantinople is one of the most alluring places on Earth. Paul Ash suggests some highlights

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Here's all the info you need to explore Italy by train

Sunday Times Travel editor Paul Ash says trains offer superior travel in every way. Use them to reach Rome, Milan, Sorrento, Naples and more

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7 reasons to fall in love with Lisbon's charm

From the amazing architecture to its moody music, Paul Ash counts the reasons Lisbon, Portugal, is the next big tourist hotspot in Europe

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Choo choose to go: 5 of SA's most charming train rides

From a wine tour in the Cape to a toy train in the hills of KwaZulu-Natal, Paul Ash finds South Africa’s best train trips

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Hotel Review: King's Grant, Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal

This former seminary in 'Alan Paton country is a perfect refuge in a lovely spot, with bird-watching, canoeing and a country-train ride nearby

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