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Safari West a free-range zoo family adventure

A dazzling herd of zebra thunder across the valley, their stripes shimmering in the blazing sun. A rowdy gang of Cape buffalo hold court on a hilltop and a fuzzy baby giraffe wobbles near its mother. Cheetahs warily prowl nearby, eyeing each other.

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Looking for love? You're not alone at this matchmaking festival

Once a tranquil backwater a few miles off the rugged Atlantic coast, Lisdoonvarna landed on the map thanks to its mineral springs, which drew visitors seeking the curative powers of these sulfur- and iron-rich waters. Lisdoon – as it's known locally – sprouted up from the karst limestone landscape in County Clare to become one of Ireland's earliest tourism hot spots.

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Gardening tips and chores for August

It's August, and the tomatoes are finally ripening on the vine, the perennials are rampant and, surprisingly, my spring pansies are still holding on. Weeds, too, are digging their heels in, a constant reminder that the garden doesn't ever go on autopilot, even if it appears that way. Here are 31 tips and chores to ensure the garden doesn't look tired by month's end.

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Come say “hi!” … Hatteras is on!

'Visit the Outer Banks' wants all to know that power has been fully restored to Hatteras and the island is open and ready to welcome you back.
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Come say “hi!” … Hatteras is on!

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The best airlines of 2017

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A taste of the sea at the White Point Take Out restaurant in Atlantic

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Solitary mailbox on North Carolina beach holds stories from visitors around the world