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Beach Surfing & Diving Holidays

Paradise lost ... few Australians have heard of Cocos - unlike its notorious neighbour, Christmas Island.

Islands

Lost horizons

It’s a seemingly idyllic paradise where the living is so laid-back it creates a dreamlike reality all its own.

Mexico

Detour at Yucatan

Tourists walk underneath a pier on Caracol beach in Cancun

Lance Richardson discovers diving caves and a beach cabana beyond the bristling high-rise of Cancun.

French Polynesia

Sharks, rays and reef

Aerial of motu in Bora Bora Lagoon.

Katrina Lobley finds the fins are friendly and the stingrays can be cuddled on an underwater eco-adventure in French Polynesia.

Indonesia

The new Bali? Indonesia hopes so

Oberoi Hotel pool area. Lombok

As Bali becomes a victim of its own success, authorities in Indonesia have big plans for the nearby island of Lombok.

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Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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