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What to do while travelling abroad for the first time

It’s happening. You’re on your first international trip! It’s new and exciting, but if it’s the first time you’re travelling abroad, it’s also sometimes a lot to take in. Here are some tips on how to survive your layover, remember all the sites you see on your holiday, navigate a new country, avoid losing items while travelling, and appreciate your first time overseas.

First time in Cape Town? 5 things to do on your trip

First time in Cape Town? From natural beauty and urban haunts to historical landmarks, South Africa's Mother City has so much to see. Robben Island, Sea Point, the Castle of Good Hope, Long Street, trendy Woodstock and Table Mountain are all tourist-friendly and loved by the locals. Click through for all the sights, cafés, markets, streets and hangouts you should explore in Cape Town, South Africa.

Wanderings: The stars and stillness of Sutherland

On the fringes of the Northern Cape, nestled in between mountains, sheep farms and seemingly endless plains of desert shrubs, lies a tiny town. It is home to one main road (one of the only streets that is actually tarred), a population of 2030 (according to the sign), and the largest single optical telescope in the Southern hemisphere. Hello, Sutherland!

First time in Paris? 7 things you should do

First time travelling to Paris? From the popular tourists spots like the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe to the side streets of Montmartre and the artist haven of Le Marais, here are 7 things to do on your holiday in France's capital city. (Hint: it includes Nutella!) Click through for Paris travel tips on Disneyland, the Palace of Versailles, macarons, Notre Dame and the Champs-Élysées.