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World's oldest computer is 2,200 years old and was found at the bottom of the sea

Next time you laugh nostalgically at the clunkiness of your childhood desktop, consider the oldest analog computer in the world which dates back 2,200 years. The device, which is now known as the Antikythera mechanism, was discovered by sponge divers in the Greek Mediterranean in 1900 when they chanced upon a shipwreck full of treasures. These trea...


Jay Slater: Everything we know as the body of missing British teenager discovered in Tenerife

Jay Slater: Everything we know as the body of missing British teenager discovered in Tenerife - Jay Slater went missing in Tenerife after tourist embarked on 11-hour walk


Graveyards hit by flooding but burials continue

Cemeteries around the Western Cape have not been spared by the recent storms, with several graveyards reporting that burials had been suspended.


No one has lasted more than 55 minutes in the quietest place on Earth

We all crave a bit of peace and quiet every now and then – some time to be alone with our thoughts. But silence isn’t as golden as we’ve been led to believe, according to the people who’ve been to the quietest place on Earth. You might expect this to be in a remote part of some great desert whereas, in actual fact, it’s located in a research lab in...


Fly from London to Sydney in 4 hours with this amazing airplane


The Paradigm: New R1 billion Mixed-Use Development In Cape Town

In little over 2 weeks, over 3000 people have showed interest in The Paradigm, a world-class addition to one of the world’s most beloved cities. Nestled in the heart of Cape Town City Centre at 100 Buitengracht Street, The Paradigm redefines urban sophistication with its iconic architecture and unparalleled amenities. 9-years in the making, The [...] The post The Paradigm: New R1 billion Mixed-Use Development In Cape Town appeared first on...


Call to ‘review’ Virginia Airport

Instead of being turned into a mixed- use development, the site could be used as an academy and play a crucial role in developing pilots.


10 hidden cave homes around the world

If you fancy living somewhere a little different, take inspiration from these incredible cave homes. Rustic and unique, they have all the creature comforts you'll ever need, with just a little added magic. Step inside the most beautiful cavernous homes in the world...


These famous attractions have been RUINED by overtourism

We take a look at the historic and beautiful places being damaged by mass tourism, undermined by commercialisation or tarnished by the selfie-crazy masses.


Where to admire the beauty of the pagoda

A signature of East and Southeast Asian architecture and common to China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and other countries in the region, the pagoda is a tiered tower-like structure made of brick, stone, or wood and characterized by multiple, upward curving eaves. The pagoda traces its origins to that of the stupa—a hemispherical, domed, commemorative monument first constructed in ancient India. The pagoda itself is usually associated with a Buddhist temple complex, but there are those that serve a purely decorative purpose. Click through the following gallery and take a closer look at these towering achievements of architectural splendor.


Stunning Cape Cod beach is set to be SHUT DOWN for the rest of summer

A popular Cape Cod beach is likely to be closed for the rest of the summer as officials work to prevent a 'catastrophic event.'


Caravan Park residents rebuild after recent disastrous Cape storm

Residents living in wooden cabins and caravans at Kays Caravan Park in Strand are still rebuilding what they lost in the recent storm.


50 unique Caribbean adventures beyond the tourist trail

We bring you 50 spectacular and surprising Caribbean adventures you'll want to book.


Incredible abandoned palaces that have been restored to their former glory

Check out these digitally reconstructed the ruins of seven stunning royal residences from around the globe…


Vintage photos of cities and landmarks around the world

These cities are known around the world—but can you recognize them without high-definition cameras and contemporary skylines? If you’re up for a challenge, see if you can match these 30 vintage photos to the world-famous cities where they were taken.


Cape Town Country Music Festival 2024: Southern sounds in Africa

Cape Town's first-ever Country Music Festival in October 2024 will showcase international Country stars alongside South African talents.


Scientists have just discovered a brand new continent

Primary school geography paints such a neat picture of the world. It tells us, for example, that there are seven continents on Earth, but the truth is far more complex. Researchers are constantly encountering lost landmasses that constitute important pieces in the puzzle of our planet’s geological past. Now, a whole new continent has been found lur...


Tiny Drake's Island off the coast of Plymouth is up for sale - and it could make the perfect spot for a hotel

Drake's Island, named after the explorer Francis Drake, is just 6.5 acres wide and lies 600 yards off the Plymouth coast. The tiny fortified island has planning permission for a 43-bed hotel.


Fancy a break in France but not keen on the Olympic crowds? Here are 8 tourist-free hidden gems, handpicked by travel experts - from a 'local secret' in Brittany to a 'floral paradise' by the Med

Eleven million visitors will descend on Paris during the games. That's great for the athletes, but not ideal if you're looking for a relaxed, crowd-free French break. Head to one of these spots to relax...


Visiting South Korea, the Land of Morning Calm

With a rich and storied history, delicious cuisine, fantastically modern cities, and equally mesmerizing country landscapes, South Korea should be on everyone's travel bucket list. Whether you're a nature lover looking to wander about the many volcanic islands just off the coast of the mainland, or a foodie looking to engorge yourself on amazing street food and barbecue, there's no shortage of things to do in the fabulous and fascinating Land of the Morning Calm. Read on to learn about some of the can't-miss spots in South Korea, and start planning your trip now.


Expert shares tips on how business travellers can navigate the flu season

Looking after travellers’ well-being is important, especially considering how travel can affect our immune systems.


How to pay cost-effectively when travelling abroad

Between packing the essentials and planning your stay, it is worth thinking about financial matters.


Atlanta man drives three hours to pull down Confederate flag flying over South Carolina highway

Atlanta man drives three hours to pull down Confederate flag flying over South Carolina highway - James Blitch told deputies he was trying to lower the Confederate flag because he doesn’t agree with it


Photos: stunning places to visit in China


12 underrated Mediterranean islands you have to visit at least once

These are the Mediterranean islands where you can escape the crowds and find blue waters, empty beaches, stunning walking trails and sleepy villages.


The Most Beautiful Places in All 50 States

An American-made must-see list.


Ranked: Europe’s best bucket-list experiences you need to visit

30 of the best bucket-list adventures and activities from across Europe.


What will the EU’s new entry-exit system mean for British travellers?

What will the EU’s new entry-exit system mean for British travellers? - Under the entry-exit system every British traveller to the Schengen Area should be fingerprinted and provide a facial biometric – though at first this rule may be fudged


Would you try it? More than 70 people line up to eat ‘prehistoric’ fish caught of North Carolina coast

Would you try it? More than 70 people line up to eat ‘prehistoric’ fish caught of North Carolina coast - Normally, the escolar fish lives below depths of 650 feet


5 cycling tours to experience the wonders of Kruger National Park

There are undoubtedly many beautiful and scenic roads in South Africa, but one unexpected road, or rather, a road less travelled, can be found in the Kruger National Park.


A country club with underground bunkers but no tennis courts or pool? Welcome to Fortitude Ranch

A country club with underground bunkers but no tennis courts or pool? Welcome to Fortitude Ranch - Mike Bedigan speaks to the founder of Fortitude Ranch, a company that aims to make surviving the apocalypse enjoyable and affordable


Reason iconic Aussie landmark is shutting its doors

One of Australia's most iconic tourist destinations will remain closed for 18 months to two years after severe floods destroyed the only road into the area over the summer.


Escape to rustic elegance with these small-town staycations

Relax, breath and treat yourself to a getaway at a dorpie near you.


What physics says about time travel

The concept of time travel has captivated readers and moviegoers for many decades now. But while people have been fascinated by the idea, no one has managed to make the notion of time travel any more of a reality than before. It seems like a dream that's just a bit too far from reach. But in an age where science continues to push the boundaries of what's possible, do we even know—in theory—what the physics of time travel might involve? Curious? Click on to discover what we know so far about the prospect of journeying through time.


What is the most rat-infested place in the US? Hint: It’s not New York

What is the most rat-infested place in the US? Hint: It’s not New York - Washington DC is home to some of the worst pests in the nation, but it also has a lot of rodents, mosquitos, and bed bugs, too


South African Airways launches new mobile app

South African Airways (SAA) has introduced a new mobile app which passengers can use to make flying a hassle-free experience.


Spectacular staircases around the world that are worth the climb

Indoor and outdoor, historic and modern – these are some of the most beautiful staircases on Earth.


Amazing McDonald’s restaurants from around the world

There are some pretty unique locations where you can enjoy a Big Mac and other signature McDonald's treats. These are the world's most extraordinary McDonald's restaurants, from architectural marvels to legendary locations for fast food.


The Journey to Paris 2024

Toyota’s ‘Start Your Impossible’ Global Marketing Campaign continues to spark excitement for the Olympic And Paralympic Games.


The fragrant history of incense

Incense penetrates our senses and brings us into a different world. When you walk into a church or temple and smell the burning fragrances, it can transport you into a more spiritual and calm mood. Even if you are not religious, there is no denying the pleasant aroma that incense brings to a place. Over the years, incense has grown more and more important to our religious and spiritual ceremonies, but why? Where did it come from? And why is it so important? From ancient China to modern-day meditation, incense has had a place in our culture for over 6,000 years. Click through to find out interesting stories and facts about incense.


Hidden gems of Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe beckons with hidden gems waiting to be discovered. For those seeking a unique adventure, this list unveils the region's best-kept secrets, promising a tapestry of culture, history, and natural beauty that will redefine your travel experiences. Ready? Swipe through to unlock the glorious beauty that lies within Eastern Europe.


Long-lost shipwreck packed with gold discovered in the African desert

One of the most significant shipwreck finds of recent times was made in an ostensibly unlikely place: a southwest African desert. The Bom Jesus (The Good Jesus), a Portuguese ship, set sail for India from Lisbon on 7 March, 1533, when it got caught up in a devastating storm. The vessel, which was laden with treasures, seemed to disappear without a ...


'The real Atlantis' discovered off the coast of Greece

The legendary land of Atlantis may get all the press, but there exists a sunken city that’s far older than its mythological counterpart. Pavlopetri is thought to be some 5,000 years old, but it wasn’t discovered until the 20th Century, and experts are still uncovering its secrets and treasures. The Bronze Age town was first identified off the coast...


Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is the best mall in South Africa

A new ranking has placed Cape Town's V&A Waterfront as number one amongst the best malls in South Africa. Here's more details... The post Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is the best mall in South Africa appeared first on SA People.


Unveiling Africa's top cities for quality living in 2024

Though South Africa has its fair share of problems, the country has cities that offer the best quality of life on the continent.


The FOUR most expensive houses in the world, 2024

Here is a look at four of the world’s most expensive houses right now, with the one in first place being worth £3.9 billion.


SA’s youngest airline clinches award for best low-cost airline in Africa

According to Africa’s best low-cost airline for 2024, the award is a testament to the amazing service it provides.


Which countries do the most people want to relocate to?

Ever dreamt of packing your bags and leaving it all behind? You're not alone! Many people consider starting a brand new life in another country, and some countries are consistently more popular than others. The company 1st Move International, which offers services to people seeking to relocate, has analyzed Google search data to gather information about the places people would like to move to the most. Intrigued? Click on the gallery to discover the countries that are the most searched for by those seeking a fresh start abroad!


Grinning Kim Jong Un surveys plans for his new tourism resort

The Wonsan-Kalma zone is one of Kim's most talked-about tourism projects since 2015 and North Korea has been building luxury hotels and recreational facilities there.


Remembering the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival

The 1970 Isle of Wight Festival took place 54 years ago, held between August 26 and 31 at Afton Down on the Isle of Wight off the coast of southern England. Drawing top acts of the day including Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Miles Davis, Kris Kristofferson, and The Who, the event, which was bigger than Woodstock in terms of attendance figures, came to mark one last blowout for the flower power generation. But is also set the blueprint for UK festival culture and major camping festivals like Glastonbury. Feeling nostalgic? Click through the following gallery and relive the music and counterculture brilliance that was the 1970 Isle of White Festival.