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Windy Chicago beckons

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

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FLICKR.COM

Do you have anything to declare?

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

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AP

Have passport, will travel… or maybe not

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

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App puts taxi rides at your fingertips
December 5 2014 at 14:08

Whatever the reason, taxis have taken off in Joburg. Hasmita Nair checks out her options.

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The bare necessities of over-packing
December 5 2014 at 08:10

Most women fall victim to over-packing for holidays, writes Katie Amey. Are you one of them?

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Hitting the road with Rob
December 4 2014 at 08:03

Comedian Van Vuuren talks travel WhatWhat with Weekend Argus.

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Germs on a plane
December 2 2014 at 07:58

Avoid the aisle seat, and don't use the toilet - just some of the warnings from researchers when boarding a flight.

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Easy Walks In The Cape Peninsula
December 1 2014 at 11:30

It's worth noting this updated and revised edition of Lundy's guide to easy walks around the Mother City.

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Make your luggage last the journey
December 1 2014 at 08:07

With the onslaught of the festive season, there are a number of steps travellers can take to make sure their luggage is safe.

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Got what it takes to be a chalet host?
November 28 2014 at 12:43

Free lodgings and ski passes - what's not to like about being a chalet host?

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How to book the cheapest flight
November 28 2014 at 08:05

How airlines price their tickets is a source of myths and urban legends. Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Volodymyr Bilotkach investigate.

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The secret life of air baggage
November 27 2014 at 08:26

The TSA leaves a calling card inside every bag it opens - which isn't many, writes Ashley Halsey III.

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The rise of extra airline fees
November 26 2014 at 08:02

Airlines around the world will make an estimated $29-billion in 2014 from carry-ons, food, leg room and other fees.

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