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The world’s wackiest place names

What's in a name? The intrepid may find out - by visiting the world's most strangely titled places.

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Small UK city ranked among world’s top

Salisbury in Wiltshire is tipped as one of world's best places to visit next year.

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OR Tambo airport best in Africa - website

The Best and Worst Airports 2014, by an offbeat website for travellers, warns travellers what to expect.

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The world’s wackiest place names
October 24 2014 at 08:03

What's in a name? The intrepid may find out - by visiting the world's most strangely titled places.

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Small UK city ranked among world’s top
October 22 2014 at 12:12

Salisbury in Wiltshire is tipped as one of world's best places to visit next year.

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OR Tambo airport best in Africa - website
October 20 2014 at 08:05

The Best and Worst Airports 2014, by an offbeat website for travellers, warns travellers what to expect.

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Renting a car can be very costly
October 20 2014 at 07:45

Car rental companies' vehicles are not insured. The companies "self insure" and customers have to pay theft/loss waivers

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Stairway to hell?
October 17 2014 at 08:12

The world's most treacherous staircases are not for the faint of heart, writes Katie Amey.

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Flying with kids made simpler
October 16 2014 at 14:01

Preparation will take the stress out of family holiday travel.

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Want to build a human tower?
October 16 2014 at 08:09

Like any sport, there is the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, but defeat can be painful when the tower collapses.

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Are there ATMs in central London?
October 15 2014 at 13:54

These are the kind of head-scratching enquiries that employees at Heathrow regularly face.

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The real culprit behind flight delays
October 14 2014 at 08:08

Most air travellers suspect that the main cause of travel delays aren't the operational challenges, but other people.

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Long airport waits now filled with fun
October 13 2014 at 12:13

Rooftop swims, a trip to the dentist and even deer hunting are some of the wacky activities being offered by terminals all over the world.

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