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AP

In-flight calls finally get green light

You will soon be able to leave your gadgets switched on during flights after the European flight safety regulator said they did not pose a risk.

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INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

Flybrary takes off at Cape Town airport

Novel twist on conventional library allows travellers to exchange books.

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REUTERS

Landing in homes... airline food

In Germany, an online supermarket is convinced there's a market for aircraft meals to be eaten at home.

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When cleaning fees are a drag
September 19 2014 at 08:13

Hotels and car rental companies are struggling to deal with shifting winds when it comes to smoking.

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When fear of travel spreads like a virus
September 18 2014 at 13:14

As soon as tourists are the slightest bit scared about a destination, they simply won't go, writes Brendan Seery.

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‘Pictures saved my bacon’
September 16 2014 at 08:07

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
September 12 2014 at 13:17

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
September 12 2014 at 08:18

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

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Book review: Wild Ways
September 11 2014 at 12:11

From elephant shrews to elephants and from bats to whales, you can learn about the fascinating lives of all our mammals.

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How to display your holiday photos
September 10 2014 at 13:55

We come home with thousands of images per year, but most of them probably won't see the light of day beyond our hard drive.

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Pleasure and work all in one
September 10 2014 at 12:21

Shaun Oelf has travelled to Mozambique, Korea, Seychelles, Namibia and Sweden.

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Tarzan tames the jungle
September 9 2014 at 13:54

Daredevil travels the world to encounter the world's most dangerous animals... [VIDEO]

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10 reasons to visit SANParks
September 9 2014 at 08:03

South Africa's national parks are a celebration of our heritage. Here's a list of our top 10 parks.

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