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Seychelles

Raja Ampat, Palau.

Cruising

Fresh waters, new frontiers

Taken a cruise lately? Join the club - nearly 700,000 of us did one or more last year. So, where next beyond the obvious? Louise Goldsbury has the answers.

Seychelles

At ease in the lack of luxury

Island time ... one of many beautiful beaches.

David Whitley discovers an authentic island experience far from the manicured lawns of five-star digs.

Sandy and sublime

The best beaches in the world

Relaxing on beach, Petit Rameau.

Whether you're a surfer, snorkeller, scene stealer or travelling solo, the following shortlist of some of the globe's best beaches has something for all tastes.

Photo galleries

Royal approval: the Seychelles

Interest in the Seychelles has boomed since Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed their honeymoon there.

Best beaches in the world

Relaxing on beach, Petit Rameau.

These beautiful sandy spots offer something for all tastes.

Travellers Tips

Tips

Honeymoon period for royal favourites

Just married.

Jane E. Fraser From London to the Seychelles and the wilds of Kenya, everywhere William and Kate go is turning to tourism gold.

Map of Seychelles

Travel News

Don't be fooled: 40 tourist scams to watch out for

Parisians and tourists enjoy a drink at a cafe on the Champs Elysees avenue.

SOO KIM 11:04am | Taxi drivers, hotel workers and overfriendly locals are among those capable of tricking unsuspecting tourists.

Queen's Guard plays Game of Thrones theme song

9:22am | A video of the Queen's Guard performing the Game of Thrones tune has been posted to YouTube.

Guests to 'pay what you want' at Paris hotels

22 Jul | Five Paris hotels are allowing guests to pay whatever they want, based on their impressions of the hotel, the room and the service.

Airbnb host's horror as squatter takes over

21 Jul | Cory Tschogl says she has an Airbnb squatter - a guest who rented her Palm Springs, California vacation condominium, then stopped paying rent, refused to leave and threatened her with legal action.

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