For more than two thousand years, Cleopatra has been one of the best-known — and most notorious — women in the world. Could new technology rewrite the story of her legendary life?
The two-part special uncovers the secret legacies of the ancient civilization's most powerful women.
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Places to stay and things to do when visiting South Africa’s most popular attractions and cities, including Johannesburg and Cape Town
Samantha Brown and Chris Grundy share the 5 things everyone can and should experience their first time in the Middle East.
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Cure your South African hangover with a ostrich omelet.
Learn about some of the luxury hotels in Dubai.
South Africa's beaches span 4 areas, each with its own personality.
Learn about the best spots to launch your Sahara sojourn.
The world’s largest mall is far more than just a retail paradise.
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Dubai's luxury hotels pamper guests with tony rooms, refined international food and extra-special amenities.
Mate Tokic tries to head back to Egypt during political unrest.