Contents Jan23

contents THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’ FOR MORE than four decades, Traveltalk has

When flying is a class above

We’ve all dreamed of maybe one day getting the chance to fly first class. JANINE MAY decided that celebrating a milestone birthday was all the excuse she needed. But was it worth the money?

A tale of three cities

Authentic encounters with local people and cultures are the new black in travel. JON UNDERWOOD reports on three very different experiences to be found in Thailand, Malaysia and South Africa.

Reaching for the skies

The highest peak in Africa is not for the faint hearted. STEPH OVENDEN reports on her attempt to conquer ‘Kili’.

Welcome to a modern marvel

Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest super-ship will tick the boxes of even the most hesitant cruisers, writes JENNY ROWLAND.