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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

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 4:01am | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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