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Japan tunes whisky into world's finest

NESTLED at the foot of wooded hills near the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto, the Yamazaki whisky distillery feels a long way from the northerly glens of Scotch's spiritual home.

VIDEO: Adventure tourism in the Cape gets a zip line boost

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A breathtaking journey, suspended high above the ground from a steel cable, is one of the most exciting new tourist attractions the Cape is offering visitors

Stellenbosch beyond the vineyards

Kayamandi, alter ego of Stellenbosch’s historic town. Picture: ISHAY GOVENDER-YPMA
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Ishay Govender-Ypma enjoys a more diverse experience of the town, taking in Kayamandi

VIDEO: American pop culture adds a little soul to an industrial landscape

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In the midst of urban sprawl of Secunda is Graceland Hotel, looks a little like a castle on the outside, and houses photographs of Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and popular American presidents

Urbanism: the new ideas for city living

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Life in Western cities gets better every day for people rich enough to live in them due to technology, hipster ethos, competitive city rankings, writes Simon Kuper


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