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Shopping in Africa

Global goods: a tango store in Buenos Aires.

Shopping

A material whirl

Belinda Jackson lists eight favourite destinations at which to arrive with empty bags.

On the trail of wild colonial toys

Michael Visontay story about his collection of  African statues.

Collecting obsessions are wont to follow a person around the globe. Michael Visontay spills on his own addiction to statues from north-west Africa.

Egypt

Hot to shop: Cairo

Egypt, Cairo, Khan el Khalili souk.

Haggle in the souks and on the streets or splurge on fixed-price designs found in boutiques, writes Belinda Jackson.

South Africa

Found nowhere else in the world

David Whitley goes high-end, one-off shopping.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Savings and style: top tips on souvenir shopping

Shopping for souvenirs, Petit Rameau.

Curiosity and creativity can fill your bags with souvenirs without emptying your wallet.

Q&A

Your questions

A man withdraws money from an ATM teller machine in Kuala Lumpur 27 February 2004.

Is there a way to avoid all those charges when you withdraw money from an ATM while overseas?

Map of Africa

Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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