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game drive in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa, near Johannesburg
Lane Nieset/Pilanesberg game drive

Tented safari lodges sure are a sight to see, but not everyone is ready to cut 100 percent loose from civilization and roam free with the African wildlife. Still, anyone can explore Africa’s safari scene — and return to their hotel room come nightfall for a night of R&R before the next... Read More

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johannesburg, South Africa

In South Africa, Johannesburg is frequently treated as a stopover on the way to Cape Town or a safari. But don’t be fooled: Joburg is more than just a hub. With an influx of creative, passionate South Africans and expats – not to mention accessible public transportation – Johannesburg is revitalizing... Read More

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Lots of travelers have a safari somewhere on their bucket lists. Gerry van der Walt, safari and photography expert, and co-founder of Wild Eye Photo Safaris, offers some tips and advice for planning and enjoying your Africa trip of a lifetime. ... Read More

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They say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. This year, March has come in like a lion and gone out like some kind of lion-velociraptor hybrid. With a bunch of late-season storms walloping parts of the U.S. and others shivering through an extended... Read More

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Changi Airport GroupSingapore’s Changi Airport houses 230 airport stores, from duty-free outlets to flower shops

Whether killing time or scrambling to find last-minute souvenirs, most of us are at one time or another saved by airport shopping. Yes, every airport comes with the standard magazine stands and tacky gift shops, but our top 10 airports for shopping take their retail seriously. We’re talking endless... Read More

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Ralph Lauren Amsterdam Airport

Whether killing time or scrambling to find last-minute souvenirs, most of us are at one time or another saved by airport shopping. Yes, every airport comes with the standard magazine stands and tacky gift shops, but our top 10 airports for shopping take their retail seriously. We’re talking endless... Read More

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Air France has announced that starting June 6, Washington, D.C., will serve as the second U.S. gateway for its A380 jumbo jets, with daily service to Paris’s Charles de Gaulle Airport. The U.S. capital is one of only three North American destinations for the A380, which also operates to... Read More

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Virgin AmericaOne of the many hip budget airlines to enter the market, Virgin America’s planes tout sleek in-cabin design and mood lighting

Despite economic woes, the global budget airline boom remains a hallmark of the new millennium, bringing the jet-set lifestyle to the money-mindful masses like never before. With today’s exciting crop of chic low-cost carriers, passengers can pay peanuts for their fares, but look forward to much more than peanuts... Read More

South African Airways Wine Service

Rarely impressed by the airline industry’s food and beverage service, I was recently won over by South African Airways (SAA) in-flight wine selection. En route to Johannesburg I swirled a white that was just too good to be served on a plane–until I learned the history of how it... Read More