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A traveller’s paradise

Africa offers a complete range of experiences from high-end luxury safaris to humble back-packing sojourns.

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When to doubt your hotel booking

Hotels are fighting third-party sites, not just because of confusion, but also because they would prefer to take your reservation directly.

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Travel is a leveller

Learned: That the world is a wonderful and beautiful place for local actor Craig Urbani.

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What are you sleeping in?
May 12 2015 at 06:49

The world's most unusual structures that have been given a new lease of life.

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Fun in the sun, but mind your eyes
May 11 2015 at 10:25

While one beach holiday is unlikely to be harmful, years of lying in the sun could eventually take their toll on your eyes, warn specialists.

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Life on earth has many meanings
May 8 2015 at 13:15

Actor Sharlto Copley tells Theresa Smith about his travel experiences.

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It’s Mother’s Day, take mom out!
May 8 2015 at 11:49

It's that time of the year to spoil your mom once again. Here are a few last-minute suggestions.

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Finding adventure in strange places
May 8 2015 at 07:35

Tour operator Jessica Pociask has been to hell and back, but that hasn't stopped her from courting danger.

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Booked a trip to Nepal, now what?
May 7 2015 at 07:25

So you've booked a trip to Nepal, recently devastated by an earthquake, and want to cancel. What are your options?

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Cutting costs of carry-on fees
May 6 2015 at 14:18

One reason we're all trying to pound our bags into overhead space is to avoid baggage fees.

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Eurythmic addicted to Jamaica’s atmosphere
May 6 2015 at 13:14

Dave Stewart's enchanted life has given him the opportunity to see the world.

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Have gift, will travel
May 5 2015 at 07:48

The meaning of gifting in different countries keeps bonds alive.

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‘I want to go where no one else dares to go’
May 4 2015 at 14:14

From Iceland to Korea, local songbird Yvonne Chaka Chaka shares her most memorable travel experiences.

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