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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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What’s our No 1 airport gripe?
July 10 2014 at 08:02

Survey reveals what annoys local travellers most about our airports.

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Safari luxury: SA's top game lodges
July 8 2014 at 08:11

South African Tourism has named the top luxury game lodges in the country.

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No limit to ‘ambassador’ pilot’s feats
July 7 2014 at 14:38

Kevin Ritchie chats to the first woman in Africa to command the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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Can haggling get you a good forex deal?
July 4 2014 at 10:21

Still getting your forex at a bureau de change? Sam Dunny tried haggling and was surprised by the results...

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Travel secrets of a drama queen
July 3 2014 at 12:29

Travel light, get lost and take the time to explore, says Tara Notcutt, whose work in theatre has taken her to four continents.

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Tennis legend’s favourite art haunts
July 2 2014 at 12:01

Tennis legend and artist Abe Segal shares his favourite places to view art, and they’re not all galleries.

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Going up and touching back down
June 27 2014 at 08:02

Airports are varied in major cities - some give you wings, while others do their best to clip them, writes Brendan Seery.

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BA’s new inflight entertainment
June 26 2014 at 12:15

According to British Airways, a calming alternative is missing among the choice of movies it normally offers long-haul passengers.

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Honey, don’t forget the photographer
June 24 2014 at 08:07

Would you take a professional photographer with on your honeymoon?

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Jazz festivals for all tastes
June 20 2014 at 08:25

Summer is a great time to relax and hear a favourite jazz performer at festivals anywhere from the Swiss alps to Johannesburg.

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