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Surfing & Diving

The sea lions' curiosity is insatiable.

Mexico

Swimming with sea lions in Mexico

Jocelyn Pride The soft eyes of sea lion pups peer up, beckoning me to come and play.

Surfing

Surfing: Five more no-boys-allowed surf and yoga retreats

Maid in the Shade.

Nina Karnikowski Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.

Galapagos

Diving Galapagos Islands: Truly, madly, deeply

galapagos islands

Ben Groundwater Galapagos is a well-known story. Underwater it is a new, thrilling chapter, writes Ben Groundwater.

Bali

Bali, Indonesia: Goddess for a week

Surf Goddess Retreat, Seminyak, Bali.

Sarah Whyte Rediscover your inner zen at this Balinese retreat for women, writes Sarah Whyte.

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Photo galleries

Santa makes a splash

Santa makes a splash

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Santa makes a splash at aquariums and water parks around the world as Christmas approaches.

Friendly fish

Blue Groper.

Nearly 400 divers and snorkelers have spent the past two weeks discovering whether or not there really are plenty more fish in the sea - by counting them.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

A marriage of point breaks and drinks breaks

Tripologist My ageing surfer husband and I celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary soon and want a luxury holiday where he can surf and I can relax.

Map of Australia

Travel News

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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