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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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In plane sight: Why are airlines photo-sensitive?

It's helpful to know about the airline industry's little problem with cameras.

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Letting strangers holiday in your home
March 31 2015 at 11:35

You probably wouldn't let a complete stranger stay in your house alone for a week. But you might consider it if...

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Travelling with children
March 27 2015 at 11:49

Theresa Vargas wonders why there’s no standing ovation for those who come off long-haul flights with their kids in tow – and sanity intact.

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Why I travel Africa with a shovel
March 26 2015 at 10:26

Comedian Nik Rabinowitz share his top travel memories - and some choice tips.

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Something to sing about
March 25 2015 at 09:37

Singer Claudia Brücken, who fronted 80s synth-pop groups Propaganda and Act, talks about her travel experiences.

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Taste the jet-setting life
March 25 2015 at 09:51

Private jets are available for public use at affordable rates when they are flying ‘empty legs’.

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The evolution of baggage
March 23 2015 at 15:28

Travellers are entering a much more sophisticated era of luggage amid shifting mindsets

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15 years of TripAdvisor
March 23 2015 at 12:41

Rebecca Byng explores how 200 million reviews from people like us has changed the way we travel.

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Beware of policies 'for your own good'
March 17 2015 at 11:02

It's for your own good. Travellers are hearing this a lot and it’s being applied to increasingly unwelcome scenarios.

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Helping to fuel the travel fund
March 13 2015 at 09:54

There's finally an app that can tell you precisely how much guilt-free cash you can tuck away in your travel fund.

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The suitcase you can always track down
March 12 2015 at 10:07

The Bluesmart suitcase that locks, unlocks, weighs and tracks itself could bring about the end of many frustrations.

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