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


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.


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


32 American quirks that baffle the rest of the world

From backward date formats to tricky tipping etiquette, we've picked 32 US quirks that the rest of the world will never understand.


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.


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.'


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.


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!


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.


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...


CemAir halts Plettenberg Bay flights amid airport woes

The only airline providing commercial flights to Plettenberg Bay has suspended its operations.


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.


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...


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...


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


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


Airlink to offer more flights along popular Durban route

In response to demand, the Durban-Harare route from Airlink will soon have even more capacity. Here’s more details…


29 unusual KFC menu items from around the world

From porridge to spaghetti, here are the country-specific KFC dishes that may just make you want to hop on a plane.


Photos: stunning places to visit in China


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.


Car with five people inside plunges into hot acidic lake at US national park


Brookdale Manor House in Paarl exudes old-world charm and timeless elegance

A true Cinderella story, Brookdale Estate was once an overgrown and underused wine estate in the Paarl winelands.


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.


The Azores: Europe's hidden paradise

Scattered like emeralds in the mid-Atlantic, the nine islands that make up the Azores archipelago—São Miguel, Santa Maria, Terceira, Graciosa, São Jorge, Pico, Faial, Flores, and Corvo—are rewarding destinations in and of themselves. Celebrated for their stunning natural beauty, these Portuguese islands offer a wealth of outdoor adventure and nature tourism options. The only problem is choosing which island to explore first. Browse the gallery for some visitor highlights and ideas of where to go and what to do.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Ranked: Europe's most impressive and charming bridges

Europe is full of architecturally impressive bridges, these are the ones you need to see. From charming ancient stone designs in Italy to striking modern architectural feats in Greece, these crossings are striking as well as practical...


Proposed site for Muizenberg homeless shelter ‘could affect tourism, economic activity’

City of Cape Town says there is a desperate need for shelters, but no decision has been taken yet.


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...


How to pay cost-effectively when travelling abroad

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


10 Famous Explorers Whose Discoveries Connected the World

From Christopher Columbus to Marco Polo, these celebrated—and controversial—explorers made groundbreaking journeys across the globe.


Six foreign nationals found dead in five star Bangkok hotel after suspected poisoning

Six foreign nationals found dead in five star Bangkok hotel after suspected poisoning - Police in Thailand say the bodies of six people were found in a luxury hotel in downtown Bangkok and poisoning is suspected


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.


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.


Never has it been an easier and better time to travel China than with the 144 hours visa-free transit

China, a significant participant in international travel in the past, is concentrating on increasing its inbound arrivals.


The Journey to Paris 2024

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


Aussies expose massive flaw of new passports

Travellers have slammed the quality of the new R series passports, which have been issued since September 2022.


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


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


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.


Surreal rock formations around the world

Rock formations, sculpted by the relentless forces of nature, stand as some of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders on our planet. From the towering sandstone cliffs of Wadi Rum to the whimsical Queen's Head, each formation tells a unique story of geological processes spanning millions of years. These natural sculptures, shaped by elements like wind, water, and volcanic activity, create landscapes so surreal they often defy belief. For a journey into the heart of our planet's most stunning natural art, click through this gallery.


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.


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.


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.