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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.


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.


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.


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...


The Most Beautiful Places in All 50 States

An American-made must-see list.


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


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.


Escape to rustic elegance with these small-town staycations

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


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.


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...


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...


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!


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


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.


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.


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.


The Journey to Paris 2024

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


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.


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


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…


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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...


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


How to pay cost-effectively when travelling abroad

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


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


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.


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.


20 things about U.S. geography you didn’t know

Americans strongly believe their country is great, and their geography might prove them right. From the world’s tallest mountain to the planet’s shortest river to a neverending underground fire, here are 20 weird and wonderful geographic facts that will make you a star at your next family trivia game night.


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.


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...


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.'