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Cruises in Central America

Locked in ... the canal is open day and night to ships.

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View with no room

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

Panama Canal

The big ditch

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For those who love history, engineering marvels and cruising, you can't beat a transit through the Panama Canal, writes Joanna Hall.

Cruising

A swell place to go bowling

With the smell of freshly mown grass in her nostrils, Maggy Oehlbeck learns how life at sea is changing.

Cruising

The world's best shortcut

They zig, you zag - the Panama Canal is where real ships meet, writes Shaney Hudson.

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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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