Sunday, April 11, 2021

Caroline Hurry

Winner of a Tourism Authority of Thailand Award for International Media Reporting, Caroline Hurry has written for Independent Newspapers, The Citizen, Sunday Times, Business Traveller, Journeys, and Habitat, among others. Married to a Dane, she divides her time between Copenhagen and Johannesburg. A self-described word herder, dog wrangler, and cat slave, she loves visiting new countries and sitting in the lap of luxury

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Jock’s Lodge

Mark Twain popped in, as did the touring British cricket side. Prisoners were allowed an hour’s bicycle ride through Pretoria city in the afternoons

Going the extra Nile

Some river cruise vessels are fit for a pharaoh, offering sparkling pools on deck, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, crystal chandeliers, gourmet restaurants, and postprandial belly dancing. Tarek's boat t was not one of them.

Sliding off the tracks

As Prasa railroads passengers, is it worth paying more for Rovos Rail or the Blue Train? They, too, are subject to signal problems and endless delays. Will Prasa get back on track?

Alpine Adventure

From Italy you can get to Zermatt by ski lift. Bahnhofstrasse is the alpine resort's cobbled main street where horse-drawn carriages ferry tourists around

Brazilian road trip

Seeking the kingdom of the suntanned revelers, my husband and I hired a car then headed northeast for Torres on the Atlantic Coast

A matter of choice

The Humane Society International objects to the world’s biggest Hunt Convention in Nevada next week where Donald Trump Jr. will speak, but are they barking up the wrong tree?

Railing through Switzerland

The Glacier Express tracks you to the heights of Switzerland’s vertiginous mountains amid forest, turquoise lakes and rushing rapids at a snail pace that is just perfect!

Noshing in Nørrebro

Snatches of memory come and go in flashbulb moments – a handsome young waiter, a strawberry and rhubarb something or another, then lurching into midnight train home. Snoring on the trains is practically a Danish pastime

20 travel writing tips

The writer's job is to immerse armchair travellers into worlds unseen. Here are 20 travel writing tips on how to make your copy sing and keep your readers engaged

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Estate branches out

Vergelegen, the 321-year-old Somerset West wine estate with 18 gardens, has unveiled plans for a 54-hectare arboretum

Egypt’s White Desert

Egypt’s heat hovers like a lovelorn drunk breathing pungent fumes over everyone in its proximity at Ains Soukhna on the Red Sea

St Petersburg Metro

Saint Petersburg’s metro is one of the world's busiest with five subway lines, 67 stations, 3 000 trains and 2.5 million passengers a day

Beat the Covid Blues

This is a tale of two cities ‒ Scare City and Synchroni City. Looping trains of thought will speed you to either place. How long you choose to stay is up to you

Tau’s Autumn Special

It's not too soon to treat your significant other to a Valentines 2021 package including a spa treatment at Tau Game Lodge