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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

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

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LAWRENCE MONEY 11:48pm | Recent events have made those people afraid of plane travel more afraid than ever.

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

ANNIE DANG 3:33pm | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

20 Aug | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

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