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Impressive underground cities where people actually lived

Hidden entrances, ancient tunnels, and complex histories lurk beneath earth's surface, teeming with tales of a life that few people know much about. Many underground paths or malls claim to be cities, but check out this gallery to see the few real underground habitations where people have actually carried out their lives.


Fintechs fly private planes of Dollars into Zimbabwe to meet local demand

Private planes carrying millions of US dollars in cash frequently land in Zimbabwe to meet the demand for the greenback currency. ・Private planes carrying millions of US dollars in cash land frequently at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport ・Cash is unloaded, broken down, and distributed across Zimbabwe by the mobile money app, Mukuru ・Zimb...


Thailand provides visa-free entry to South Africa

Thailand has expanded its visa-free entry scheme to 93 countries and territories as it seeks to revitalise its tourism industry.


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.


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.


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.


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 best US Navy planes of the second world war

Naval aviators did much to win the war in the pacific – and they had some great planes to do it with


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

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


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.


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.


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!


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.


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


World's rarest whale washes up on a beach in New Zealand

One of the world’s most elusive animals has just washed up on a beach in New Zealand. The spade-toothed whale is, in fact, so rare that only six specimens of the species have ever been documented, and none has ever been seen alive. Now, one of these has been found on the shores of Otago, in the southern half of New Zealand’s South Island, in what e...


Ireland's picture-perfect towns and villages

Not for nothing is Ireland described as the "Emerald Isle." This is a verdant and bucolic nation carpeted with a countryside of lush, green fields and steep rolling valleys, a landscape complemented by a spectacular coastline of precipitous cliffs and yawning bays. Dotted across this scenic quilt are numerous towns and villages that add unique character to a land already personified by centuries-old Gaelic culture and tradition. So, are you planning a visit? Click through and discover Ireland's picture-perfect destinations.


London finally has a Premier South African Dining Experience

Where do you turn when you crave the vibrant flavours of South Africa? Experience authentic dining at London’s SA restaurant, Vivat Bacchus.


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...


Mysterious underground Maya structure unearthed in Mexico

The remains of a mysterious Mayan underground structure have been unearthed in Mexico by archaeologists. Developments in archeology continue to help bring ancient history to light and teach us about how early civilizations lived on planet earth. Recent discoveries have revealed a 4000-year-old labyrinth found in the home of the “minotaur” in Crete,...


MSC Cruises unveils exclusive shore excursions for Yacht Club guests

According MSC Cruises, guests will have a multitude of meticulously crafted experiences to choose from including making their own personalised eau de cologne in Southern France, indulging in authentic Greek cuisine in Santorini or relaxing in a secluded cabana in tropical Jamaica.


42 recent archaeological finds that will fascinate you

Modern technology, new excavations and curious amateurs have helped unearth some of the world's greatest treasures in the last 50 years.


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.


The loneliness myth: what our shared stories of feeling alone reveal about why you can’t ‘fix’ this very human experience

Loneliness comes in many forms and can strike at any time and at any age.


Europe's most amazing beaches

Summer is creeping up on us fast, and with it comes the promise of escaping to the sun, unwinding, and sinking your toes into the sand. But what exactly does the perfect beach look like? Retreat booking platform BookRetreats has evaluated beaches across Europe based on their popularity, typical weather conditions, safety, accessibility, and water quality. Using data from Google reviews, safety rankings from the Global Peace Index, and water quality information from the European Environment Agency (EEA), each location was given a score from zero to one for these categories, with a total possible score of five. With that, click on to discover the best European beaches for summer 2024!


The Journey to Paris 2024

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


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


Interactive map reveals scale of immigration across England in 2023

Middlesbrough - home to 150,000 people - saw an influx of 6,800 international migrants in 2023, implying international immigration last year alone accounted for roughly 4.4 per cent of the town's population.


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


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.


50 unique Caribbean adventures beyond the tourist trail

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


Tourists in hospital after two bus crashes on same road in New Zealand

Tourists in hospital after two bus crashes on same road in New Zealand - The buses were traveling in the same direction on a stretch of highway popular with tourists when they slid from the road


What are Decade Volcanoes?

Our world is truly a fascinating place to live on. While clouds reel above our heads, beneath our feet is a volatile environment that brings out fire and destruction. Yes, we're talking about volcanoes. Indeed, ever since the dawn of humanity, volcanoes have caused untold catastrophe. For this reason and others, scientists are trying to understand them better. Click through this gallery to see how.


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...


3 reasons why cruising is growing in popularity among younger generations

A growing number of young travellers are looking into the option of cruising.


30 islands ranked by their highest point

The world's islands are not usually considered as featuring some of the highest points on Earth. But, in fact, some of the most impressive mountains and volcanoes, most of them active, are located on islands scattered around the globe, anywhere from Antarctica to Indonesia. And many achieve some truly impressive elevations. But where exactly on the planet can you admire the tallest and most dramatic island high points? Click through this gallery of 30 islands ranked by their highest point to discover the loftiest mountain peak of an island on Earth.


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.'


Are Brits facing a summer of travel chaos?

There are fears of travel chaos at ports and airports amid the spike in UK holidaymakers looking to get abroad


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.


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...


Creepy bat-like drone can crash into trees and perch

A creepy bat-like drone can crash into trees, perch and fold its wings around to hug it to keep it in place. The gliding-winged robot, called PercHug, could be used for inspection, maintenance, and biodiversity conservation.


The Most Beautiful Places in All 50 States

An American-made must-see list.


Photos: stunning places to visit in China


Map reveals hottest places in the UK with London set to reach highs of 30°C


How to pay cost-effectively when travelling abroad

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


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...


The 24 cheapest Michelin restaurants for truly memorable meals

From set menus in immaculate surroundings to street food vendors serving signature dishes, these are some of the world's cheapest Michelin-starred restaurants.


America's ritziest towns are trying to ban enormous McMansion homes

Residents and officials in rich American towns are banding together to outlaw mega mansions they say are a blight on the landscape. Others say these efforts punish wealth and success.


Escape to rustic elegance with these small-town staycations

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


Sea Point Promenade transformed into an open-air art gallery by local artists

Local artists have teamed up to turn a previously ordinary ablution building into an open-air art exhibit.


Life in Bolivia's La Paz, the world's highest capital city

Sitting in a canyon over 3,600 m (about 11,900 ft) above sea level, the Bolivian city of La Paz has an otherworldly beauty. Surrounded by the snow-capped Cordillera Real mountains, the Bolivian administrative capital is the highest capital city on Earth, and the dizzying altitude is matched only by (literally) breath-taking views. With colorful local culture, delicious food and drink, and extremely affordable prices, it's a place that should be on every travel enthusiast's bucket list. Curious to know more about this stunning high-altitude city? Click through this gallery to see what life is like in beautiful La Paz.