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Top 9 things to do in Cape Town during summer

Relaxing is easy in South Africa’s most beautiful city, with its beaches, lively art scene and excellent shopping.

For Malaysia’s Everest conquerors, no dream is too high

Twenty-three years after Magendran and Mohandas were the first Malaysians to conquer Mount Everest, the nation is still motivated by their feat.

Germans opt for staycations as virus fears linger

Fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections have prompted a new holiday destination of choice: their home country.

A scenic stroll along the Northumberland Coast

Northumberland has some of the best coastal scenery in England and there are dozens of Northumberland coastal walks to enjoy.

Enjoying the trip of a lifetime to Kruger National Park

A self-drive visit to Kruger National Park offers adventure on a budget.

Henderson Waves: Highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore

One of the best spots to take in the full beauty of Singapore's expansive and impressive cityscape is on Henderson Waves.

Florence’s Duomo introduces self-distancing gadget

When two people approach within a range of two metres, the device will beep softly, vibrate and flash.

A step back in time at Tynemouth Priory and Castle

The main highlights are the priory, shrine area, gatehouse, castle walls, a 20th century restored coastal defence battery and fine views.

3 days in the desert city of Jaisalmer in India

This city is famous for its beautiful sandstone fort and desert landscapes.

Greece to open hundreds of beaches with social distancing

Strict rules to beach use will apply despite having escaped relatively lightly during the pandemic with 152 deaths to date and 2,744 cases.

The outstanding Batik Painting Museum Penang

The museum has a great selection of over 90 original paintings by some 30 accomplished artists born in the 1930s, 40s and 50s.

Singapore’s best kept secret: Kampong Lorong Buangkok

Tucked away in an obscure part of the republic is a quaint traditional kampung, looking very much like a page out of yesteryear.

Singapore Changi Airport named world’s best airport again for 2020

Singapore's Changi Airport named world's best airport for eighth consecutive year.

Hopper Mausoleum: A dedication to a loving wife

The Hopper Mausoleum commemorates several generations of the Hopper family buried at St Andrew’s Church between 1752 and 1818.

Kimiidera Temple and its larger-than-life Goddess of Mercy statue

This temple in Wakayama City is home to the tallest wooden statue in all of Japan.

Riding in style on Malaysia’s electric train

It costs more to travel by business class on the ETS, but the experience is worth digging deeper into your pockets.

Thermal checks, UV sanitation at Heathrow Airport soon

Covid-19 screening strategy includes UV sanitation, thermal imaging and contact-free security checks.

3 most-visited night markets in Hua Hin, Thailand

Thailand is famous for its vibrant night markets and Hua Hin is no exception. Here are three that are absolute must-visits.

Hong Kong airport tests full-body disinfection booths

The new full-body disinfection booth involves a temperature check and a 40-second disinfection procedure.

Medieval Prudhoe Castle a great way to revisit history

Originally a stronghold for two leading northern families, it is the only castle in the north never to have been captured by the Scots.

The magnificent Bank Negara Museum and Art Gallery

This Kuala Lumpur landmark has an amazing display of currencies and more.

Thailand’s Maeklong Railway Market – a truly bizarre concept

No number of reviews, articles, photos and videos of this bizarre market comes close to actually experiencing it yourself.

Sun, sand, social distancing: Spain seeks tourism revival

The world's second-most visited country has been badly hit by the pandemic, with the number of deaths standing at more than 24,000.

How hotels plan to clean up their act for post-Covid-19 travel

Hilton will work with RB, the maker of Lysol and Dettol, along with the Mayo Clinic to develop a new cleaning procedure.

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