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Caribbean

Six of the best: Devout digs

David Whitley The spa is the star in this former monastery, which teeters on an Amalfi Coast clifftop.

Beaches

Your island home

Young woman strolling on beach pier, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, Caribbean.

Whatever your penchant, there is a beach somewhere in the world that is just right for you. Sheridan Rhodes surveys some of your choices.

Travel Insider

Meet a girl from Ipanema: the songs that created tourist hotspots

Girl on Ipanema beach

Jane E Fraser How many travellers have added a city to their itinerary purely out of music-induced curiosity?

Global

Top 10 bad smelling places to visit

Geothermal spa at Hells  Gate, Wai Ora Spa, Rotorua

Aimee Gulliver Guidebooks are full of lists of "places to see", but what if you wanted to give your other senses a turn?

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Photo galleries

Photos

Richard Branson's Necker Island

Richard Branson's Necker Island

Sir Richard Branson's private island is available for rent when he is not in residence, for a cool $US60,000 a night.

Photos

Fun and rum in the sun

Cuba beaches

Cuba's beaches are an attraction for tourists the world over, whether they are foreigners paying thousands of dollars to reach them, or Cubans paying as little as five dollars for a three-day stay in...

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Don't let being ill (or obese) stop you travelling

People sometimes think their medical conditions rule out holiday travel - but this isn't necessarily so.

Deals: Turkish treasures, unwind in Bali

Istanbul's Blue Mosque.

Jane Reddy Stay in cave hotels, Ottoman mansions and boutique hotels in eastern Turkey.

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Map of Caribbean

Travel News

Drunk tour driver terrifies passengers in the Top End

Darwin Mitchell St

9:37am | Alarmed tourists in a Darwin minivan called police when they realised their female driver was showing signs of intoxication.

No nudes is bad news for Germany's nudists

5:45pm | Germans still love to bask naked on holidays, but at home the nudist scene is facing a decline.

Australia's greatest ever meal? Top chefs face tourism challenge

CRAIG PLATT 3:09pm | It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

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