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The Ortakoy Mosque is among the fabulous sights of Istanbul that can be enjoyed on a boat trip up the Bosphorus Strait. Picture: KAREN MOOLMAN

Straits ferry shows off Istanbul

Cruise Turkey’s cultural hub offshore before venturing inland to experience its eclectic ancient splendour, writes Karen Moolman

Sabrina’s spicy sequel swirls with festival food

Picture: ISTOCK

The second cookbook from Sabrina Ghayour is bound to be a riot of flavour, writes Madeleine Morrow

Wendy Appelbaum’s wine is named best in the world

Picture: THINKSTOCK

Estate says the DeMorgenzon Reserve Chardonnay 2015 was assessed against the best from all wine-producing nations and beat them all

Widening horizon of adventure tourism

Canopy tours, such as this one in Karkloof in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, are among the nearly 200 exciting South African outdoor activities available to adventure tourists. Picture: THE TIMES

There is plenty of room for adventure tourism growth in SA, writes Graeme Addison

Rovos Rail brings back luxury of slow lane

The balcony on a Rovos Rail train is the ideal place to watch the world slowly go by. Picture:SUPPLIED

Rovos Rail was recently voted by Wired.com as one of the seven most luxurious trains in the world, writes Eugene Yiga

Opinion

LIQUID INVESTMENTS: Raising wine price will sustain quality

If prices don’t rise, vineyards in the lower yielding, higher quality appellations won’t be replaced


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