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Home sweet, OR Tambo

Our own airports are world beaters in efficiency, writes Brendan Seery.

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‘Premium levied for top-up travel insurance’

Be on the lookout for automatic flight and bank add-ons, warns Wendy Knowler.

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Finding hidden gems in cities and countries

Apps are helping users share information about sights and hidden gems around the globe so other people can benefit from their knowledge.

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Going up and touching back down
June 27 2014 at 08:02

Airports are varied in major cities - some give you wings, while others do their best to clip them, writes Brendan Seery.

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BA’s new inflight entertainment
June 26 2014 at 12:15

According to British Airways, a calming alternative is missing among the choice of movies it normally offers long-haul passengers.

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Honey, don’t forget the photographer
June 24 2014 at 08:07

Would you take a professional photographer with on your honeymoon?

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Jazz festivals for all tastes
June 20 2014 at 08:25

Summer is a great time to relax and hear a favourite jazz performer at festivals anywhere from the Swiss alps to Johannesburg.

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Europe’s best beaches
June 18 2014 at 07:49

A small beach in Wales was named the most beautiful in Europe, beating off competition from Portugal, Croatia and Italy.

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A taste for the local cuisine
June 17 2014 at 12:09

Developing an appreciation for the 'wonderful universe' and its inhabitants are among travel's special flavours for Alistair Izobell.

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Tango, rock, folk on tap at Eurofests
June 13 2014 at 08:10

Every year there are more festivals around Europe offering a range of music and activities, from tango to indie rock to folk.

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Documenting a day in the life of...
June 11 2014 at 14:14

Whether you're exploring deserted beaches or enjoying a family getaway, a great trip also provokes the desire to document it.

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How to score at the World Cup
June 11 2014 at 12:22

Four ways to make sure that your trip to the World Cup rocks.

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Who says you're fit to fly
June 10 2014 at 08:10

Do a little online reading and the stories of emergency in-flight interventions could scare you onto an ocean liner.

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