Africa & The Middle East

EGYPT: Is It Safe Yet?

By Kristen Kolada Caplan | Jan 21, 2012 | 1 Comment

The unrest of the Arab Spring has made many balk at the idea of traveling to Egypt, a benchmark experience for the true traveler. Here’s our update from the frontline.

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Awaken Your Inner Explorer With A River Cruise

By David Jenison | Jan 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Viking River Cruises take travelers through the heart of Europe and other timeless destinations.

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South African Style: One & Only Cape Town

By Robert Ellsworth | Jul 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

In the land of the Big Five, this “six-star” luxury property provides posh digs on the stunning Victoria & Albert Waterfront.

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Into The Heart of Marrakech

By Jennifer Gardner | Jun 22, 2011 | 10 Comments

Jennifer Evans Gardner takes a soul-searching journey into the ancient “Red City.”

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Five-Star Adventure: Samara Private Game Reserve

By Robert Ellsworth | May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

A malaria-free, five-star private game reserve awaits on the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

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Home Exchange: The World Is Your Address

By Christopher Lisotta | Apr 29, 2011 | 6 Comments

Gaining in popularity, Web-friendly home exchange programs allow travelers to skip the hotel and enjoy the comforts of home around the world.

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Summoned By Music, Mesmerized By Mali

By Michelle White | Feb 2, 2011 | 5 Comments

A journey to Timbuktu and beyond for Festival au Desert, the world’s most remote music festival, reveals the people, music and magic of Mali.

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Safari In Style At South Africa’s Lion Sands

By Eric Hiss | Jan 7, 2011 | 5 Comments

Lion Sands, a private safari lodge in South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province, meshes luxe touches with the true spirit of the bush.

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The Ultimate Serengeti Safari in Tanzania

By Terena Thyne Eisner | Sep 17, 2010 | 1 Comment

Extraordinary wildlife, unique luxury lodges, and breathtaking landscapes make Tanzania’s Serengeti the most exhilarating African safari destination.

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Shades of Morocco: Heure Bleue

By Ben Cooper | Jul 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

An iconic retreat renders a colorful experience for guests lucky enough to find sybaritic shelter here in Essaouira.

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