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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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Video: Mini-apartments in the sky
May 21 2014 at 14:45

Etihad Airways revealed the front-of-plane amenities as part of a broader rollout of plush new cabin offerings.

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Gallery: Cheers to rooftop bars
May 21 2014 at 08:08

InterContinental's most famous bars and rooftop terraces.

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Tags to keep tabs on bags
May 20 2014 at 08:16

It's long been the bane of travellers' lives - the bag which you check in is mysteriously absent when you land at your destination.

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A land of (vanishing) plenty
May 16 2014 at 14:08

Brendan Seery wonders if we, as South Africans, take our wildlife for granted.

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Northern Lights tops bucket list
May 16 2014 at 12:16

More than half of us have a 'bucket list' of places to visit, a survey has revealed.

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Reminders ensure you’ll never forget
May 15 2014 at 14:39

Striking and quirky monuments bear witness to some tragic events.

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The delights of all-inclusive package
May 15 2014 at 12:13

British holidaymakers are spending more than their European counterparts, but there's a reason why.

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Experience Europe’s Unesco sites
May 14 2014 at 12:13

A look at Contiki's favourite 10 world heritage sites around Europe.

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Oddest hotel complaints revealed
May 13 2014 at 08:22

An overly-handsome waiter and the sea being too blue are among some of the bizarre complaints made to hotel staff.

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Collecting beach booty
May 12 2014 at 14:46

Two surfers have created marine-themed art works from rubbish washed up on beaches, writes Chris Leadbeater.

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