Top travel stories for the week

2014-02-28 15:50
The perfect marriage proposal gone pear-shaped, a logo nobody likes and even a slithery snake causing some commuter havoc – it’s been another eventful week in the world of travel indeed.  

So, in case you missed out on all the action, we’ve decided to round up our top stories of the week.

Check them out:

5. SA’s immigration laws to get radical shake-up

South Africa's immigration laws are set to undergo far reaching changes - with foreign nationals wanting to work, study, run businesses or be with loved ones in SA seriously affected.  

4. The Worst marriage proposal in the world

Darrel Bristow-Bovey on how not to propose to somebody... especially if you find yourself in the most romantic city in the world

3. Cape Town’s new logo: the real deal

Read Cape Town's Executive Mayor, Patricia de Lille’s, explanation regarding the city's proposed new logo, following 'misleading' reports that it cost millions of rand.  

2. 15 Google Earth pics you won’t believe are true

From mysterious desert patterns to mass animal migrations, Google Earth has captured some pretty weird and wonderful images of our planet.  

1. Commuter left spitting mad after Gautrain snake saga

It's never a good thing when you return to your parked car to find it surrounded by security guards, a snake handler and a few policemen.  

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