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Cape Town — In the shadow of Table Mountain, but no longer under the haze of its dark history, Cape Town has emerged as the most cutting-edge and cosmopolitan city on the African continent – not to mention one of the world’s most beautiful and beguiling.

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For the sun, the beach, and a city whose vibrancy and resilience is demonstrated through art, music, and dance. 

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Foodie Friday: American-Themed Diners Around the World

March 28, 2014 by Alex Schechter

Stuck forever in the era of boat-sized convertibles, Elvis memorabilia, and red-checkered tablecloths, these American-themed diners offer a nostalgic ride into ‘ ... Read More »

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American-Themed Diners Abroad

March 27, 2014

Tokyo: In American fashion, Baker Bounce serves up its burgers and fries with a drink rarely seen in Japan: root beer. Read More »

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3 "Bachelor"-Inspired Trips You Can Actually Take

February 13, 2014 by Blane Bachelor

In recent seasons, ABC’s long-running seriesThe Bachelor andTheBachelorette have quietly turned their attention from catfights, crying, and ill-fated proposals ... Read More »

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Q&A: A Safari Expert Tells You What to Expect

October 30, 2013 by Melanie Scharler

Lots of travelers have a safari somewhere on their bucket lists. Gerry van der Walt, safari and photography expert, and co-founder of Wild Eye Photo Safaris, ... Read More »

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Inspired Travel: Spring Flower Routes in South Africa

September 13, 2013 by Blane Bachelor

Throughout Africa, the Big 5 will always have undisputed cache among travelers. But come spring, certain regions of South Africa’s Northern Cape province, ... Read More »

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“On an open-seating flight, head for the back of the airplane. If the flight's not full, it'll likely be emptier back there.”

Karen Dion Freelance Editor

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