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Central America

A keel-billed toucan.

Central America

Riders in the storm

The ultimate cross-country challenge takes Lance Richardson on a two-wheel adventure from the Pacific to the Caribbean.

World

Step into the line of fire

Volcano Hawaii

Louise Southerden lives dangerously on a series of tours for vulcanologists and other lovers of lava.

USA

View with no room

Panama canal

Negotiating the Panama Canal is not for the faint-hearted mariner, writes Louise Goldsbury.

Costa Rica

Eyes on the jungle, head in the clouds

Seething sight ... the cone-shaped Mount Arenal volcano in north-western Costa Rica

Birds, beasts, beauty — there's too much wonder to keep up with in Costa Rica, writes John Borthwick.

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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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