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General travel advice

Here's how to beat the holiday blues

Grief and depression can become worse this time of year, but that's all the more reason to force yourself to get out, celebrate and have fun.

Farting on flights, is it OK?

A group of medical specialists has provided an answer to a dilemma that has faced flyers since the Wright brothers took to the air in 1903 – is it okay to fart mid-flight?

13 summer safety tips

You know that the sun is dangerous and that you need to take precautions. But it's a schlep to go through the whole sunscreen routine at the beach, right? Not really.

12 bad holiday ideas

What's your idea of the perfect holiday? If it involves something you've seen advertised on TV or in a brochure, beware. You could be heading for package-holiday pits.

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With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up.

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Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car

Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.