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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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When things won’t fly
January 28 2015 at 09:41

How to avoid having to hand your belongings over to airport security checkpoints.

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Have tape measure, will fly
January 26 2015 at 15:20

Airline ‘seat spy’ keeps carriers on their toes as battle for legroom intensifies.

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Take a trip with Lottering
January 15 2015 at 10:26

Comedian Marc Lottering has been seduced by Indian food, but his love affair with Cape Town is as strong as ever.

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Don’t count on airline refunds
January 14 2015 at 10:33

Read the small print and see why US airline industry made over R8bn last year – in fees alone.

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2015 alternative travel trends
January 12 2015 at 14:31

There’s a smorgasbord of new travel options available so keep an eye out for the newcomers and the pioneers offering something to suit all pockets.

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A room with a view
January 12 2015 at 10:20

How to clinch a hotel upgrade and make your stay more enjoyable

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Travelling into 2015
January 7 2015 at 17:51

Rising costs aside, this year could well be your year for jetting the globe.

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Horse around on Noordhoek beach
January 5 2015 at 17:02

Thrill on a thoroughbed on one of the most scenic beaches in the country.

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Grounded by your fear of flying?
December 31 2014 at 12:03

The fear of being suspended in midair, trapped above the clouds, can ruin vacations and sabotage careers.

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Baby’s first flight? Throw in a goody bag
December 30 2014 at 06:50

Most travellers know how annoying it can be sitting next to a screaming baby. But these parents had a cunning idea.

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