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Africa

Travel bubble? No troubles. Soldiers pass sunbathing tourists in Mexico.

The Backpacker

Authentic? Tourists, you're kidding yourselves

The Backpacker When you visit a country, you're actually inside 'the travel bubble'.

Tripologist

The Tripologist: Morocco to Gibraltar?

Night view of Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco, Africa
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Michael Gebicki Your logical first stop after Morocco is Gibraltar but getting there is slightly problematic.

The Backpacker

Why do people go wild when they travel?

Magaluf, Spain. Street.

The Backpacker The infamous Magaluf sex video was shocking ... but not that shocking for seasoned travellers.

South Africa

South Africa lodges: Heavenly hideaways

Alison Stewart Some of the country's best escapes were known only to locals - until now, writes Alison Stewart.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Piece of paradise: Mauritius

White sand beaches, turquoise water, swaying palms … this Indian Ocean island has it all.

Photos

The most beautiful spots in the world to watch the sun

Samoa item. AJYB5J Western Samoa, View of coast with fisherman at sunset. CREDIT ALAMY

Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.

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Travellers Tips

Worldwide

Don't go there: the destinations you need to avoid

Thailand coup with tourists

Karen Halabi Which destinations should you cross off your list? Some of them may surprise you.

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: Should you boycott destinations over government behaviour?

A guide waits for tourist to take them for a ride on his camel in front of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Michael Gebicki If a government behaves disgracefully, is it legitimate to patronise that country as a tourist?

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Map of Africa

Travel News

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

Jetstar

12:31pm | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

9:47am | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

Croatia expels tourist for punching monk seal

9:06am | A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.

Peninsula Paris a game-changer on the luxury hotel scene

JULIETTA JAMESON | With more than $1 billion spent to open the doors of the brand new Peninsula Paris; it is perhaps the most anticipated opening in recent times.

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