iol travel aug 19 big ben
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Cleaning London's biggest clock

Cleaning Big Ben's Great Clock now comes with helmets, harnesses and a health and safety assessment.

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iol travel aug 20 Vatnajokull glacier
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Iceland orders evacuation of subglacial volcano

It's not immediately clear how many people were in the area near the Vatnajokull National Park, a popular destination for hikers and tourists.

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iol travel aug 29 durban
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Plan for 10% tourism levy booster

This is in an attempt to boost the marketing of KZN for tourism and 'create a war chest to attract major events'.

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Grande Arche of Paris falls into sorry state
August 6 2014 at 13:52

This 20th-century version of the French capital's Arc de Triomphe stands in the business district of La Defense outside Paris.

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Why you should visit Malawi
August 6 2014 at 12:21

It's beautiful, reasonably priced and hospitable, writes Brendan Seery.

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Hop onboard and sail Middle Earth
August 6 2014 at 12:19

Today, Turkey is a traveller's paradise and a seamless mix of history, wonder and relaxation.

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Seeing Korea through his parents' eyes
August 6 2014 at 08:04

George Kim is the anti-James Bond, the ill-prepared tourist with the giant camera slung around his neck - that's Theodore Kim's dad.

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Emirates alone in Ebola shutdown
August 6 2014 at 07:59

Dubai-based firm remains only carrier to scrap West African route in response to Ebola outbreak as rivals keep flying.

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‘On Mont Blanc, we have seen it all’
August 6 2014 at 07:59

A US climber who tried to go up western Europe's highest peak with his two children has sparked alarm among professional guides. [VIDEO]

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No cancellations to W Africa, says SAA
August 5 2014 at 13:24

As west Africa continues to battle the outbreak of Ebola, SAA says it will not be cancelling flights to the region.

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Rome’s Spanish Steps closed to traffic
August 5 2014 at 13:51

The decision to restrict the area to bicycles and emergency vehicles follows the closure last summer to traffic around the ancient Colosseum.

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The app that caters for last-minute trips
August 5 2014 at 13:50

Whether it's finding a flight, or a same-day hotel room, apps are catering to consumers seeking more flexibility.

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Want an authentic Japanese wedding?
August 5 2014 at 12:17

More and more foreign newlyweds are having their photos taken at temples and shrines in Kyoto wearing traditional bridal outfits.

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