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Now that upscale tour companies have made safaris seem less a matter of chutzpah than cash, more and more travelers are seeking the authentic Hemingway... Read More

cruisin' with mickey The long-anticipated Disney Magic set sail this summer, ushering in a new era of family-oriented cruises. The whimsical ship is a... Read More

News on where to stay . . . what to see . . . what to buy . . . south african seascapeFamous among the surfing set, the waves off South Africa's Long... Read More

Every summer when I was a child, my parents would pile us into the car and head up South Africa's Garden Route. From our home in Cape Town to Storms... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Save-the-Earth Trips. ... Read More

Flying low over the grass runway, the pilot eyeballs conditions and banks for a turn. He announces cheerily that we'll have to make another pass. "Wild... Read More

Once the epitome of elegant travel, cruising nearly vanished with the dawning of the jet age in the 1960's. But just as martinis and cigars are making a... Read More

Expense was evidently not a crucial consideration for the industrialist from India who visited South Africa's MalaMala Game Reserve earlier this year... Read More

See our slideshow of Shoulder Season Travel Secrets. ... Read More

It comes as no surprise that Europe remains the favorite destination of overseas-bound Americans and that England is the most popular country, with... Read More

The Safari Lodge of the MomentThe big-game region of Welgevonden, a dramatic landscape of savannas, waterfalls, and craggy mountains, is home to South... Read More

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Four decades ago David Halberstam took his first trip abroad. In the years that followed, as a foreign correspondent, he witnessed the conflicts that... Read More

Newlands, an up-and-coming suburb of Cape Town, is now home to a cluster of irresistible new boutiques. The latest addresses: 1. PA KUA STUDIO (55 Main... Read More

When globe-trotting travel consultant Niels van Rheenen's collection of Art Deco furniture outgrew his Amsterdam house, he packed up his club chairs,... Read More

Six just-opened hotels that are setting new standards of style: NORTH AMERICA The West Coast's Kimpton Group is launching an East Coast invasion.... Read More

In the final analysis it was all the contessa's fault, she being my wife, a chic and glamorous Latina who grew up in Coral Gables, studied at Brandeis,... Read More

At the Outpost, Kruger National Park's newest and most remote lodge, the traditional camp has gone the way of the extinct blue antelope. Rather than... Read More

The idea of touring wine country was in its infancy three decades ago, as Americans began to discover the joys of the Napa Valley, with its handful of B... Read More

Lesedi cultural village is set among the rocky hills north of Johannesburg. When we arrive, a man in animal skins and fake fur takes my humiliatingly... Read More

When I was a little kid, Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom was my window to a perfect world. I would sit on the shag rug four inches from the screen of my... Read More

Leave it to Abercrombie & Kent to coin travel's next term: spafari. The firm's newest expedition adds another layer of indulgence to Big Five game... Read More

African lodges usually come in one of two styles: traditional (such as MalaMala) or fantasy (Singita). Style-seekers who don't want to star in either an... Read More

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