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Escape anything with great tunes

Northern Irish champion golfer Rory McIlroy tells Tamara Hinson of holidays in Florida, and a dream dinner with George Best.

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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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‘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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Why reduced legroom is a safety hazard
April 30 2015 at 14:21

What if, in addition to threatening one's sanity and aching back, cramped airline seats threatened your safety?

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Around the world in 50 years
April 30 2015 at 14:07

Imprisoned in Baghdad, fed live monkey brains and attacked by flying crabs, Albert Podell has travelled the world.

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Windy Chicago beckons
April 24 2015 at 13:16

Ask any American, and they will tell you to hurriedly pack your bags - the season to visit Chicago is nigh.

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Do you have anything to declare?
April 17 2015 at 12:35

During his career as a Customs specialist, Jon Frost had "to politely listen to people lying through their teeth".

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Have passport, will travel… or maybe not
April 17 2015 at 11:59

Owning a passport opens up a world of possibility and freedom for travellers - or so you would think.

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So how do you kick start a jumbo jet?
April 16 2015 at 11:21

Chris Kitching answers every question you’ve ever had about flying.

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Online popularity does count
April 15 2015 at 11:05

Being popular on social media is worth its weight in gold these days, with plenty of companies looking to reward users and gain publicity for their brands.

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Time for a sky-high selfie
April 13 2015 at 12:34

Guests on the Virgin 787 Dreamliner routes will be able to take a selfie and share it on Facebook.

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Pet-tracking in flight
April 13 2015 at 11:57

An airline has come up with a way to put passengers at ease when their pet is in the carrier below.

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