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Belize

Belize, fisherman with catch slung over shoulder.

Central America

Survival of the clueless

'Marooned' on a desert island, Graeme Green learns to fend for himself using machetes and plastic bags.

Belize

Where bliss follows an inconvenient tooth

Steve McKenna FOR months I had a recurring dream-cum-daydream about Belize.

Private islands

Becoming castaways: how to rent a private island

Would-be castaways can take their pick of islands for rent around the world.

Become a latter-day Robinson Crusoe by renting an island, writes Louise Southerden.

Central America

Curse of the crystal skull

Lone tourist

The Mayan ruins of Lubaantun have magic stories to tell, but few have been listening, writes Sue White.

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Travellers Tips

The Tripologist

What's the best way to take money overseas?

Tourists money currency exchange Thailand

The Tripologist There is no one answer that fits every traveller in every situation, but a few general rules will work most of the time.

Map of Belize

Travel News

Royal visit means big bucks for tourism

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, pose in front of Uluru.

NINA KARNIKOWSKI 1:06pm | As the royal trio and their entourage prepare to head home, Australian tourism operators are reveling in the influx of enquiries and bookings that have resulted from the visit, which is expected to lead to tens of millions in tourist spending.

Number of Gallipoli pilgrims plummets

TONY WRIGHT 12:41pm | Fewer travellers have made the Anzac Day trek to Gallipoli than at any time in the last 14 years.

Dubai: Two French base jumpers break world record with Burj Khalifa leap

ANNIE DANG 3:31pm | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 2:02pm | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

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