Travel Tips

In it for the long haul

Our new family travel columnist, Alexia Santamaria has tips for the journey. I've been travelling since I can remember — my parents did a six-month stint around the world with me when I was...
Make this Valentine's Day magical by treating your loved one to a holiday. Picture: Supplied.The real test of a relationship is planning a romantic break for your significant other. You have to know what kind...
The partial government shutdown has forced Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents to work without pay, leading to significant callouts, terminal closings and longer screening lines at airports across the country. Travelers should follow these tips to successfully navigate airport security checkpoints amid the shutdown.Arrive EarlyPassengers...
So here is the big deal. You love him, he loves you or so as he claims, yet there is a nagging feeling in your heart that you tend to often ignore. What about all those birthdays and...
Photo: Kevin Pang, Graphic: Nicole AntonuccioDrinkeryDrinkery is The Takeout's celebration of beer, liquor, coffee, and other potent potables.  Welcome to Ask Kate About Beer, in which The Takeout’s resident beer expert answers everything you’ve ever wanted to...
It is one of the busiest times on South African roads and by default, one of the most frustrating times for motorists. As thousands of people embark on their well-deserved Christmas holidays, traffic jams occur, impatience mounts, leading to...
‘David Beckham Temple’ You’d be forgiven for thinking that Bangkok shrines all look alike after you’ve visited your fifth one. However, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything like Wat Pariwat, a temple complex in the city’s south-eastern corner. At...
The holidays and travelling are almost inseparable. In order to spend quality time with family and friends, we have to cross waters and land to see them. And most times that involves air travel. But no matter...