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‘Pictures saved my bacon’

To escape unfair damages when embarking on holiday, be sure to snap a shot, writes Christopher Elliott.

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New perspectives on me and my selfie

Andrea Sachs's issue with selfies is multifold - shouldn’t the real star of travel be the destination?

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Africa’s top travel destinations

Cape Town was followed by Durban, El Gouna in Egypt, and Johannesburg in the list of leading destinations in Africa.

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The lure of animal magnetism
September 4 2014 at 13:54

Rebecca Brett discovers the amazing places animal lovers will adore.

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Helpful app for travellers, social butterflies
September 3 2014 at 14:02

Glympse is designed to keep groups of people updated on one another's whereabouts. Elizabeth Chang tests it out.

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Going on holiday? Keep a low profile
September 2 2014 at 08:19

The last week before going away on holiday is the ideal time to review your social network profile settings, experts say.

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Want a window seat? Don’t bet on it
September 1 2014 at 13:52

Team working on first windowless jet that uses state-of-the art displays to give passengers panoramic view of surroundings.

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Tracing the world’s map on foot
September 1 2014 at 08:19

A British ex-soldier is trying to walk around the globe, unless Russia stops him.

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Defending your legroom
August 29 2014 at 13:31

A gadget that blocks airplane seats from reclining got a boost after a scuffle between passengers forced a plane to land. [VIDEO]

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How to avoid high roaming costs
August 28 2014 at 13:55

Telecoms provider Orange is now offering services to SA travellers to popular tourist destinations.

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...miskien actor loves travel
August 27 2014 at 12:12

Gideon Lombard knows best places to visit, and how to enjoy them by himself.

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Are you a work martyr?
August 26 2014 at 13:56

About 40 percent of workers say they don't take vacation because they worry about returning to a mountain of work.

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Conquering your fear of flying
August 25 2014 at 13:40

Pop down to a rather unremarkable industrial estate in England and you might be able to conquer your terrors for good.

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