The 10 best hotels in the world for 2019

The European rankings is largely monopolised by Italian, Turkish and Greek getaways.

Tulemar Bungalows & Villas in Costa Rica's Manuel Antonio National Park has been named the world's best hotel by the 2019 Travellers' Choice Awards, a ranking system based on comments posted by the users of TripAdvisor.

The 10 best hotels in the world for 2019
The 10 best hotels in the world for 2019

The 10 best hotels in the world for 2019

The European rankings is largely monopolised by Italian, Turkish and Greek getaways.

The 10 best hostels for solo travellers of 2019

The 10 best hostels for solo travellers of 2019

Is a backpacking trip on the horizon for you this year?
For R1.4m, you can travel to the ocean floor and behold the Titanic wreckage

For R1.4m, you can travel to the ocean floor and behold the Titanic wreckage

The trip isn’t for the traveller who expects to be wined, dined and coddled.
Airbnb’s top destinations for 2019

Airbnb’s top destinations for 2019

With two of the park’s most iconic trails set to reopen following a wildfire, America’s most visited national park is poised to become even busier.
The best destinations for city, nature, culture and adventure travel

The best destinations for city, nature, culture and adventure travel

Picture-book castles and nine Michelin-starred restaurants are reasons to visit the Dordogne region of southwestern France.
10 hidden gems in Europe to visit in 2019

10 hidden gems in Europe to visit in 2019

The birthplace of Western civilisation should certainly be on your travel list for 2019, especially since it’s so affordable for South Africans
Discovering Bruges

Discovering Bruges

Bruges is a regal city filled with majestic architecture and great shopping for any visiting tourist.
How to score a free seat on the world’s first craft beer flight

How to score a free seat on the world’s first craft beer flight

Ten seats have also been reserved for fans who can win a spot on the flight by leaving a comment on BrewDog’s social media accounts.
Paradise lost: Tourist spots in danger of being loved to death

Paradise lost: Tourist spots in danger of being loved to death

Sometimes tourists just need to give a location a break for its own good.
Passengers stranded as Cypriot airline goes bust

Passengers stranded as Cypriot airline goes bust

Cobalt Air said it was cancelling all flights “due to indefinite suspension of Cobalt’s operations”.
This app will find that stunning beach on Instagram and let you book a flight

This app will find that stunning beach on Instagram and let you book a flight

All you need to do is upload screenshots of a destination from Instagram into Look&Book.
These are the world’s best cities in 2018

These are the world’s best cities in 2018

Tokyo and Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende share this year’s title of world’s best cities.
Top 10 destinations for travellers over 50

Top 10 destinations for travellers over 50

According to Pettitts Travel, Japan topped the list of destinations for travellers in their ‘silver years’.
Check out these beautiful pics on #TravelTuesday

Check out these beautiful pics on #TravelTuesday

If you fancy a quick travel break while you’re sitting at your desk, gaze in awe at the sights some snappers on social media are posting.
Snakes on a plate: Vietnam’s coiled cuisine

Snakes on a plate: Vietnam’s coiled cuisine

For those with a taste for the exotic, Vietnamese restaurants serve steamed or fried snake with lemongrass and chilli with a rice wine mixed with snake blood.
Spanish tourist numbers fall for first time since 2009

Spanish tourist numbers fall for first time since 2009

The number of foreign tourists visiting Spain in July fell for the first time in nearly a decade.
Shanghai exhibit draws egg-lovers and selfie-takers

Shanghai exhibit draws egg-lovers and selfie-takers

In one room, there is an armchair that looks like a cheese sandwich, while another has a giant caviar bowl.
The top 10 international travel destinations

The top 10 international travel destinations

The most visited countries in 2017 were France, followed by Spain and the USA.
Beer hotel with in-room taps and shower fridges now open

Beer hotel with in-room taps and shower fridges now open

Customised, built-in beer fridges have been carved into bathroom showers for true beer lovers.
Champers grapes ripen early Reims

Champers grapes ripen early Reims

The ideal weather conditions of the spring and summer promise an excellent 2018 vintage.
Five music festivals for the bucket-list

Five music festivals for the bucket-list

From Belgium, to Limpopo to Southern California, here are the festivals revellers need to check out.
What is onboard your average British Airways flight?

What is onboard your average British Airways flight?

Many travellers are curious about flying and want to know who or what else is on their aircraft.
What it’s like to sail aboard the world’s most luxurious cruise suites

What it’s like to sail aboard the world’s most luxurious cruise suites

Symphony of the Seas’ Ultimate Family Suite features a slide for kids that connects the second floor to the living room.
Cuban tourism on the rise

Cuban tourism on the rise

Tourists are flocking to Havana in their millions this year.
The top 10 food experiences in the world

The top 10 food experiences in the world

Rounding out the top three food experiences are curry laksa in Kuala Lumpur, and sushi in Tokyo.
You can get paid to cuddle cats on a Greek island

You can get paid to cuddle cats on a Greek island

Cat lovers are being offered the chance to live on a cat sanctuary on the island of Syros.

 

 

 

 

 

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