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OR Tambo airport best in Africa - website

The Best and Worst Airports 2014, by an offbeat website for travellers, warns travellers what to expect.

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Renting a car can be very costly

Car rental companies' vehicles are not insured. The companies "self insure" and customers have to pay theft/loss waivers

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Stairway to hell?

The world's most treacherous staircases are not for the faint of heart, writes Katie Amey.

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The dark side of room rental sites
July 23 2014 at 08:02

Would you turn your home into a hotel for strangers? Millions do on a website that's a global hit. But it can go badly wrong...

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Six things your must do in Naples
July 22 2014 at 14:40

Gareth Huw Davies is enraptured by its fabulous churches, palaces, galleries and ancient squares, and its thrilling backdrop.

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All the world’s a stage, as I like it
July 21 2014 at 12:15

Wordsmith Mbali Bloom shares her zest for life through anecdotes from abroad.

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Gadgets at airports: the basics
July 18 2014 at 08:16

New regulations state that passengers need to ensure their electronic devices are charged before they travel.

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Romance at 37 000 feet
July 16 2014 at 08:13

Turkish Airlines is now offering candlelight dinners at 37 000 feet in the air.

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Sir, there’s a snake in your pants
July 15 2014 at 08:25

The most bizarre items that passengers have tried to smuggle on to planes.

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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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