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Mosi-oa-Tunya – The Smoke that Thunders

Date: November 2, 2016
Category: WorldO
Mosi-oa-Tunya. The Smoke that Thunders...
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Slumming it in Singapore

Date: October 24, 2016
Category: WorldO
Little is known about Singapore other than the fact that it’s regarded as a quick layover to go forth on to your final destination......
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Ooh La LA! Dream a French destination on your doorstep…

Date: October 10, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
What’s not to love about France? With its culture, its passion and its beauty, it’s true that France is on almost everyone’s bucket list. But, for us, South Africans, travelling to France also means a long and expensive pl...
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Thompsons Holidays Golf Day

Date: September 15, 2016
Category: At Thompsons
Thompsons Holidays hosted an eventful golf day for their clients and suppliers on the Randpark Golf Club on 8 September. All 18 holes were sponsored by prestigious suppliers with teams on hand to encourage the players and keep them h...
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Why take your next holiday in South Africa?

Date: September 15, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
We live in a beautiful country with diverse regions that range from semi-desert to lush tropical forests, from wide beaches and warm oceans to world famous game parks with an abundance of wildlife. South Africa has often been aptly describe...
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Seychelles

Date: September 13, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
The spectacular Seychelles islands are like a string of 115 perfect pearls sprinkled across the azure waters of the warm, inviting Indian Ocean. ...
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Celebrate Tourism Month in the Free State

Date: August 24, 2016
In 2016 Tourism Month will be celebrated in Parys and surrounding areas of the Free State. Parys, on the northern border of the Free State is a charming old town dating back to 1876 which was established as a supply centre for far...
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Situation normal in Thailand

Date: August 19, 2016
Category: Travel News
The situation is normal in Bangkok and the rest of Thailand as everyday life continues despite the recent explosions in some of the country’s southern provinces. Thailand’s cities and tourist attractions are reportedly as busy a...
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Abu Dhabi’s Big Five

Date: August 11, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
The allure of Africa’s Big Five draws thousands of tourists to Africa hoping to witness a lion kill, see a leopard lazing in the broad branches of a tree or watching a herd of elephants trampling their way through the African bush. Ha...
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South America – beyond Rio

Date: July 15, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
Rio de Janeiro is without doubt the best known city in South America and this fame makes it a magnet for visitors to the continent. The iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer on Mount Corcovado, wide beaches filled with tanned beauties, a mou...
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Thailand is not just Phuket

Date: July 4, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
Mention the word Thailand and almost immediately the conversation turns to Phuket – even by those who have not yet visited Thailand. No doubt their friends have been there. But Thailand is not just Phuket....
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Visiting Victoria Falls?

Date: June 7, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
A must do experience for all visitors to the Victoria Falls - The Boma. Tantalising aromas of local dishes and game meat on the barbeque fill the restaurant, which is partially open to the surrounding forest and the night skies. Diners...
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Reasons to love Reunion

Date: May 30, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
An island of many contrasts, from dense rainforest to the arid lands that resemble mars, Reunion Island is truly a gem that has yet to be fully explored! ...
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To cruise or not to cruise?

Date: May 19, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
There are few things more romantic than sailing away with your partner into a golden sunset. Read why we think Cruising could be your best option for a memorable vacation......
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Tee Off in Abu Dhabi

Date: May 12, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
Got a few days’ leave to spend on the golf course? Let us show you how much of great time you can have on a golf excursion to Abu Dhabi!...
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South of France

Date: May 9, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
European royalty and the English gentry established the South of France as a holiday destination more than a century ago. With winter months that are milder than the rest of Northern Europe, this super coast, with many fantastic beache...
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What's on in Bath

Date: May 4, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
Welcome to Bath, a city so beautiful and special that it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. ...
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Disney's magical holidays

Date: April 28, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
With more to experience than you ever dreamed possible, there’s no better place for families to come together than Walt Disney World Resort in Florida....
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Celebrate ‘The Year of the Garden’ in the Cotswolds

Date: April 21, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
We explore The Cotswolds  - home to some of the finest English gardens ever created....
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Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort

Date: April 14, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
We explore Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort, a new 5 star resort situated on one of Mozambique's most beautiful beaches in Pemba....
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Thrills and spills on Yas

Date: March 31, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
We explore Yas Island - Abu Dhabi's party hotspot that offers round-the clock entertainment and great adventure....
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Preparing for Abu Dhabi

Date: March 31, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
Planning a trip to Abu Dhabi and wondering how to prepare and pack for your trip? Here is how you can make it as smooth and seamless as possible...
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Stretching your Rands in Abu Dhabi

Date: March 29, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
If your plans of visiting Abu Dhabi are going to the same way as the rand, take heart in our Randsaver ideas that will allow you to experience the destination without breaking the bank. Here are Thompson Holidays' top tips to getting th...
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Exploring Joburg on a Hop-on Hop-Off bus

Date: March 24, 2016
Category: At Thompsons
We decided to take a Shot'left to the city of Gold and we loved it!...
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Yacht Sailing in the Greek Islands

Date: March 17, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
Here is why we think yacht sailing is the best way to explore the Greek Islands.....
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