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This March, swaths of the Cape Peninsula were ravaged by wildfires that evacuated hundreds of people and destroyed many properties—among them, one of... Read More

It's being called the Swartland Revolution. In an area of fertile plains and rolling hills an hour north of Cape Town, pioneering viticulturalists are... Read More

Cape Town’s beautiful city center—an easy-to-navigate grid brimming with historical monuments and quaint Victorian architecture aplenty—is in the throes... Read More

That Cape Town's Bree Street has been thriving of late is hardly a secret—we covered the area's revival last year. But with buzzy openings seemingly... Read More

What can we say about Durban? This seaside city on South Africa’s southern coast is generally overlooked by foreign travelers, who tend to focus on the... Read More

One glance at South Africa’s premier restaurant rankings makes one thing abundantly clear: Cape Town and the Winelands reign over the country’s culinary... Read More

While all you residents in the Northern Hemisphere are reveling in your well-deserved summer, some of us down at the bottom of the globe are freezing.... Read More

International travel is great for broadening your cultural horizons, but it can get expensive. Luckily, our friends at Travel + Leisure teamed up with... Read More

I was both excited and nervous stepping off the plane in Durban, South Africa. On one hand, I was eager to experience the culture and warmth of the... Read More

Greg Seider’s rules to cocktail-making boil down to one simple but paramount ingredient: inspiration. The peripatetic barman—who earlier this month... Read More

From Cape Town to the bush, villas and private estates are the latest way to splurge in South Africa.Luxurious new rental properties are making it... Read More

Editor’s Pick: The VisionaryJochen Zeitz, Founder of Segera Retreat, Laikipia, KenyaFormer Puma CEO and chairman Jochen Zeitz is on a multiple-front... Read More

Flour Bakery, Boston: Call ahead to reserve your sticky bun—these caramel-smothered, pecan-studded brioche rolls are among the best you’ll ever have. No... Read More

Sustainability“People want to create spaces that tell their story,” Global Vision Awards jury member David Gensler says. “They want to be direct and... Read More

Lay of the LandCity Bowl: Cape Town’s commercial heart is home to trendy neighborhoods such as Gardens, De Waterkant, and Bo-Kaap, filled with stylish... Read More

The TripCape Town is sometimes labeled the least african of African cities—which, depending on who’s doing the labeling, is said with enthusiasm or... Read More

Top 10 Hotels Overall: City1. The Peninsula, Hong Kong 98.782. Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, South Carolina 98.673. The Peninsula, Bangkok 98.314. Four... Read More

Top 10 Hotels Overall: City1. Park Hyatt, Milan 98.952. Stafford London by Kempinski 98.403. Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest 98.074.... Read More

See more Best Places to Eat Like a LocalMussels at De Noordzee, BrusselsSqueeze in amid the regulars at this outdoor fish stall—they’re all devouring... Read More

I can’t tell you why it took me so long to get myself to Cape Town, a city with which I’ve been unfathomably obsessed since age 17, and I can’t say if... Read More

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Wandering through the riotous, labyrinthine stalls of Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market has given you an appetite. For hours, you’ve been pressing between... Read More

Festive string lights above picnic tables; bratwurst, pretzels, and kraut; hefty steins of rare beers; and an unmistakable feeling of gemütlichkeit:... Read More

We here at T+L know that our readers are the savviest around. So when I decided to go to South Africa essentially on a whim with three weeks’ notice, I... Read More

Want to go out on a limb for your next vacation—literally?Once the sole province of young boys and Ewoks, treehouses now offer adventurous travelers ... Read More

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