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A couple play with a football at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro.

Travel Insider

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

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

World

Ten 'awful' cities you should still visit

Coolest city in the Middle East ... Beirut has a hip beach club scene.

David Whitley There are many cities around the world with a justifiably awful image. But here are 10 that are better than their reputation suggests.

Jamaica

A holiday among name-droppers

Goldeneye Resort , Jamaica.

Craig Tansley Stories about rock stars and actors who have stayed where I'm staying are getting a little old hat.

Famous Flyer

Jenni Baird

Jenni Baird recalls luxury in Monaco, a hellish road trip and provides a travel tip.

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Travel News

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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