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Ryan Sandes: The Toughest Ultra Marathons in the World

by KeithBain a week ago - last edited a week ago

Ryan Sandes | The Toughest Ultra Marathons in the WorldFew people understand the liberating power of free running as well as Cape Town-based Ryan Sandes. With South Africa’s Comrades Marathon, one of the world’s most famous ultra-marathons, coming up on 1 June 2014, we take a look at the career of South Africa’s top trail runner.

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The Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2014

by ClaireBullen January - last edited February

Top 2014 Travel DestinationsThe arrival of the New Year doesn’t have to mean rules and resolutions. For us, January marks the moment when we start to contemplate all of the travels we’re keen to embark on during the next 365 days. For 2014, there are a number of exciting destinations that are gaining new levels of international attention. Which will you explore? 

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If you need a few tips for your wander list this January, check our resolution-inspired ideas below. Don’t forget that we’re giving away flights to five dream destinations in our January competition (so that’s the “travel more” resolution sorted too!):

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The New Nigerian Culture: Contemporary Art in Lagos

by Nana December - last edited December by Moderator

Art in Lagos | Nigerian CultureFrom visual art and performance to digital photography, Lagos is a city that’s reshaping its artistic story. Check out some of the city’s creative venues to find out where to go and what to see in this highly dynamic African metropolis. 

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Decorating the Dead | Ghana's Incredible CoffinsAttending a funeral in Ghana is a completely different experience to what many in the Western world are used to. As well as periods of mourning and scenes of sorrow, many involve days of upbeat celebration and extremely artistic Ghanaian coffins. Book a flight to Accra to find out more...

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Bojo Beach | AccraThe stifling heat of Accra can often give visitors a much-needed push to get out of the city and experience some of Ghana’s beautiful natural scenery. Here are a few of our favourite things to do in Ghana...

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