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England

Fun times: You can't beat the Fijians for keeping children happy.

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: Top ten family destinations

TRACEY SPICER Here are my top 10 family destinations, and five that need some work.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: berthing pains

Sally Macmillan Is Sydney in danger of losing its celebrated status as Australia's most important cruise port?

England

Lake District England: Poets and puddle ducks

It's hard not to wax lyrical in the Lake District, writes Debbie Neilson-Hunter.

Air travel

A new breed of airports step out in style

Brian Johnston A new generation of terminals is setting the example for airports of the future, writes Brian Johnston.

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Photo galleries

London's Notting Hill Carnival 2014

Performers in costumes take part in the parade as it rains during the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in West London on August 25, 2014. Photo by AFP

Heavy rain storms didn't dampen the spirit of West London's annual Notting Hill parade. The Notting Hill Carnival honours London's Afro-Caribbean culture in an area which was home to thousands of...

Photos

British hit the beach as temperatures soar

Two girls take a photograph of themselves on their mobile phone as they relax in the warm weather in Hyde Park on July 18, 2014 in London, England. The Met Office has issued a heatwave alert as temperatures soar to their highest of the year.

Britons were sent scampering for shade and water as the temperature soared to 29.1C, the highest level of the year so far, during a forecast heatwave.

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Tips

Tourists beware: thievery hotspots around the world

London may not have the reputation for crime that some other cities do, but it's actually one of Europe's worst cities for thieves.

Mark Juddery When a bag containing my laptop and smartphone was stolen in London, it was a shock to me - but not to the locals.

Europe

Budget best: cheapest ways to do Europe's greatest cities

Eiffel Tower Paris Heat

Europe's most popular cities are also among the most expensive. Here's how to make the most of them without burning a hole in your pocket.

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Travel News

Taiwan's first budget airline to launch maiden flight

Tiger Airways Tigerair

1:20pm | Taiwan's first budget airline Tigerair Taiwan will make its maiden flight later this month, signalling a new era for one of Asia's most popular tourist destination.

Food, wine, women: 15 reasons why France is so popular

JOLYON ATTWOOLL 10:59am | France was confirmed as the most visited country in the world this month – and by a huge margin. But why?

Tony Abbott, Barack Obama: Western leaders 'banned' from Russian airport's duty-free shop

OLIVER SMITH 9:42am | Tony Abbott and six other western leaders have been banned from a Russian airport duty-free shop.

North Korea tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists

9:19am | North Korea is ensuring once tourists leave the country, their SIM card doesn't fall into local hands.

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