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Surfing & Diving in Africa

Maid in the shade: Surf Dames hosts luxury surf camps at Raglan in New Zealand.

Surfing

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

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

South Africa

Pursuit of the perfect wave

Best on board ... Surfing at Jeffreys.

Sam Vincent experiences legendary surf breaks and epic bungee-jumping in South Africa's Eastern Cape.

Egypt

Have snorkel, will part waters

Simple shelter ... Sawa Camp's huts are as close to the Red Sea as possible without getting wet.

The world beneath the Red Sea surface can top the simple pleasures of the shore, writes Stephanie Clifford-Smith.

South Africa

Meet and greet in Shark Alley

Great-White-Shark

Shaney Hudson stares danger in the face and walks away laughing.

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Family kicked off Southwest Airlines flight over Twitter complaint

Soutwest Airlines plane.

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Malaysia Airlines wins support after poignant MH17 tweet

ANNIE DANG 10:34am | Malaysia Airlines has received huge support after posting a simple, poignant message on Twitter.

'Drunk' Ryanair passenger attempts to open plane door during flight

LIZZIE PORTER 8:59am | A nervous flyer drunkenly attempted to open the exit door on a Dublin-bound Ryanair flight after mistaking it for the toilet.

Snow industry's powdery promises doubted by skiers

MISA HAN 1:01pm | Reports of excellent snow cover in Thredbo, Perisher and Mt Buller have left a flurry of powdery promises on social media.

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