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PICS: Young elephants behaving badly

2014-04-17 14:00

Take a look at this adorable photographs of young elephants feeling a little tipsy after one too many marula.

Elephants get tipsy on marulas

2014-04-17 13:11

Adorable photographs of young elephants getting tipsy after one too many marula.

How to travel like royalty

2014-04-17 11:43

Want to travel like royalty? Here's your chance

Top wreck hunter believes they’ve found MH370 crash site

2014-04-17 09:11

Despite searches yielding no concrete signs of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing on 8 March, an experienced wreck hunter believes that they crash site has been found.

7 Passion Processions

2014-04-16 15:07

Check out these Easter celebrations from around the world.

Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'

2014-04-16 13:42

Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst.

Cape Town road closures for Two Oceans Marathon

2014-04-16 10:00

The annual Two Oceans Marathon is taking place over Easter Weekend. Here are all the affected roads and detours.

Kruger enforces gate quotas for Easter Weekend

2014-04-16 08:34

SANParks has announced that the Kruger National Park will be enforcing gate quotas during the upcoming Easter Weekend.

SA tourism stats hits record high

2014-04-15 16:30

A total of 937 792 tourists visited South Africa during December 2013, making it the highest ever recorded number of tourists in the country in any one month.

Seven Passion Processions around the world

2014-04-15 09:50

Check out these seven passion processions from around the world, held in the lead-up to Easter.

Australia green lights second Sydney airport

2014-04-15 09:38

The Australian government gave the go-ahead to a second international airport for Sydney, ending decades of indecision with a move expected to boost the national economy.

Mandela tour named one of NatGeo’s top 50

2014-04-15 08:31

National Geographic Traveler magazine has announced its annual Tours of a Lifetime selection and a trip based on the landscapes influenced Madiba's life has made it into the top 50.

KZN Traffic officials to be out in full force over Easter weekend

2014-04-14 11:52

Sharp focus will fall on road safety in KwaZulu-Natal as the country prepares for the upcoming Easter holiday this weekend.

Beware the deer in Japan!

2014-04-14 09:37

Visitors to one of usually-safe Japan's most celebrated spots are being warned to be on the lookout, after two Taiwanese tourists were injured in a rampage by a wild deer.

Easter events

2014-04-14 08:57

Check out some of the best events happening over Easter weekend.

Pub's awkward typo in sign goes viral

2014-04-11 18:00

An unfortunate typo in a Cornwall pub's sign board has taken the internet by storm.

How 'Game of Thrones' can inspire your next trip

2014-04-11 15:58

Following the premiere of its fourth season, "Game of Thrones" is as popular as ever, giving the show's filming locations a prime opportunity to boost tourism.

How 'Game of Thrones' can inspire your next trip

2014-04-11 12:21

Following the premiere of its fourth season, "Game of Thrones" is as popular as ever, giving the show's filming locations a prime opportunity to boost tourism.

Missing tusks were meant for King Shaka Airport display

2014-04-11 09:49

One of South Africa's oldest elephant bulls has died of natural causes and its tusks, said to be longest in the country, have gone missing - with a R100k reward now being offered.

More than 100 get virus on California cruise

2014-04-11 09:25

A cruise line says more than 100 passengers have now contracted the highly contagious norovirus as a ship tours California ports.

Send us your funny signs and win!

2014-04-10 14:55

Ever spotted a really hilarious sign? Send us the pic and you could win!

Pub's awkward typo in sign goes viral

2014-04-10 10:13

An unfortunate typo in a Cornwall pub's sign board has taken the internet by storm.

 

Photo of the day: Everything looks better from the top

2014-04-17 14:32

Inspired by our cockpit views article, a News24 Travel reader sent us a few of his own in-flight pics. Check out this stunning one.

Top read travel stories of the week

2014-04-17 13:55

Missed out on the best travel stories of the week? No worries! Here are the five our readers enjoyed most.

Cape Town road closures for Two Oceans Marathon

2014-04-17 12:16

The annual Two Oceans Marathon is taking place over Easter Weekend. Here are all the affected roads and detours.

CUTE: Grannies fly for the very first time

2014-04-16 15:21

When was the last time you did something for the very first time?

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Watch as this 9 minute video captures Ria and An's experience of boarding a plane for the very first time.

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Cape Town to feature in prominent UK travel show

2014-04-16 12:36

We chat to BBC Travel Show presenter Rajan Datar on his perceptions around safety and the overall SA holiday experience.

Teething trouble for Chinese tourists in Thailand

2014-04-16 09:22

With their economy surging, mainland Chinese have become the world's most common world traveller, with more than 100 million expected to go abroad this year.

Views from the Cockpit

2014-04-16 08:50

One simply can't deny that pilots get to see the world in ways that some of us can only dream of.

Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months

2014-04-15 17:17

A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area.

Tsitsikamma gets R17m upgrade

2014-04-15 10:38

Visitors to the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park can look forward to facility upgrades over the next few months.

No sand, no beach: Snow volleyball takes Alps by storm

2014-04-15 09:42

Beach shorts over thermal underwear, wool hats instead of bikinis and not a grain of sand in sight: a new sport has emerged in the Alps and it's called snow volleyball.

US Airways tweets very NSFW image, apologises

2014-04-15 09:02

Someone in charge of US Airways' social media must be in big trouble, after a tweet containing a pornographic image slipped through the cracks.

WATCH: Sudden drop rollercoaster ride!

2014-04-14 14:15

Got guts? Then add this rollercoaster ride to your bucket list

Girl tweets terror joke at airline, has meltdown

2014-04-14 10:25

A 14-year-old girl has found out - in a very public way - that tweeting terrorism jokes to airlines are simply never funny.

Malaysia flight's co-pilot tried to make cellphone call-report

2014-04-14 09:39

Investigators probing the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 suspect that the co-pilot of the jetliner tried to make a call with his cellphone after the plane was diverted.

Flyers' thoughts after MH370: from 'no fear' to 'it's scarier'

2014-04-14 09:10

Has the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 changed the way we approach flying? It seems so. See what flyers across Asia said when asked about it.

Easter events you need to know about

2014-04-14 08:56

Take a look at some of the country's best Easter events taking place on the Easter weekend.

Staycation or bleisure? Travel loves made-up words

2014-04-11 17:00

Staycations, glamping, honeyteering and bleisure: Travel industry loves its made-up words.

The submarine that will be searching for MH370

2014-04-11 11:56

After a number of 'pings' were picked up by research teams, a submarine will be sent into a remote part of the Indian Ocean to find out if they belong to the black box of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.

Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

2014-04-11 09:30

US researchers say math can customize most effective route to recovery from jet lag

Aircraft suppliers woo with new tech in a tablet-toting world

2014-04-11 09:23

Ever fancied seeing your name in lights as you boarded a plane? A hologram to take you through your in-flight entertainment options? Or how about something simpler, like an easy place to rest your tablet?

Do you know where you’re going to?

2014-04-10 10:23

Introducing the new Land Rover Discovery 2014

Send us your funny signs and win!

2014-04-10 09:52

Ever spotted a really hilarious sign? Send us the pic and you could win a R500 kalahari.com online shopping voucher.

 
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