Cape Town is finally back to its buzzing, bustling self after the tourism sector was knocked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photographer Agi Orfanos managed to capture the scene on camera, showing a tourist getting the fright of his life when a baboon began helping himself to the contents of his car.
The disappearance of a loved one must be the worst experience of anyone’s life, so if you are reading this, spread the word and help get these people back to their families.
A tourist’s lovely walk through the colourful streets of the Bo-Kaap turned into a traumatic experience when a robber came up from behind to steal her phone.
Travellers may have returned to trotting the globe post-pandemic, but they might give it a break, or step on a plane more lightly after watching “The Inconvenient Truth for tourism”.
The search is still on for Nick Frischke, despite three Hout Bay robbery suspects admitting to robbing him around the time he disappeared.
A word of advice for if you ever find yourself visiting the ancient Mayan Temple of Kukulcán at the Chichén Itzá archaeological site in Yucatán, Mexico.
With the COVID-19-induced restrictions a thing of the past, Cape Town’s tourism industry has a familiar foe to battle – crime.
An Italian mayor has banned tourists from traipsing through the streets and along the beaches in revealing swimming costumes.
Who needs cars (or the clubs, for that matter) when a two-seater chariot awaits, “blasting a Eurotrance version of Black Eyed Peas’s ‘Where is The Love'” and other wild tunes?
Despite the grave danger of the situation on the island of La Palma, Spanish tourism minister Reyes Maroto is encouraging tourists to pop by for a visit.
South Africa has revised the number of countries allowed to visit, with more than half removed from the ‘high-risk’ category.
Wesley Barnes posted a couple of bad reviews after his stay at a hotel in Thailand. Then things went horribly wrong.
Santorini, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece, has seen the tourism ‘machine’ come to an abrupt halt.
Cape Town Stadium has been transformed into a massive testing station, where tourists will be processed before flying home.
Martine Groen has lived in Amsterdam’s red-light district since 1979. Along with her neighbours, she has some stories to tell.
Usually, having hordes of tourists visit your shores is a good thing, although the industry has spiralled a little out of control in the Netherlands.
A Canadian tourist fell to his death when a zipline cable snapped in northern Thailand.
Holidaying in Spain is all about the laid-back lifestyle, but if you want to get a sought after sun bed then you’re going to have to work for it.
If you haven’t heard of Airbnb by now you really are out of the loop. Turns out the accommodation service is proving rather popular down in this neck of the woods.
Imagine seeing one of the most amazing things that nature can offer, unexpectedly, whilst on a relaxing holiday. And imagine catching it on your video camera. This Aussie couple did…
These two tourists had no idea that Mandela had passed away just a few hours before they arrived at the Robben Island ferry terminal on Friday. The News24 reporter interviews them for quite some time, before discovering just how far they’ve been left in the dark.
Soon Doong Cave in Vietnam is the largest cave in the world, and next year you will be able to go on a six day tour there for R30,035! The cave is 5.5 miles long, could house a 40-story skyscraper, has a resident river, waterfall and jungle!
China wants their nationals to be more polite when travelling abroad. They are so concerned about their reputation that the Xinhua News Agency ran reports five days in a row, airing videos designed to coach Chinese tourists on how to be more polite abroad. The government is so serious about this that on 1 October a […]
What’s worse that someone who thought the world was going to end last week? A tourist who thought the world was going to end. Tourists who flocked to Tikal, Guatemala the largest archeological site and urban centre of the Mayan civilisation for “end of the world” parties have damaged an ancient stone temple.
A major rescue operation on Sunday saw 41 people trapped on the Butha Buthe Pass en route to Afri-Ski and the Oxbow Lodge, in Lesotho, brought to safety. Check out video footage inside.