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World's 15 best places to watch the sun rise and set

Samoa

Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.

Finland

A cut above

The Museum of Design, Helsinki.

Sarah Maguire In a small country renowned for its design, Sarah Maguire finds one of its best-kept secrets.

Finland

Twenty reasons to visit Helsinki

Ute Junker A pool where swimming naked is the norm and 19 other reasons to visit the Finnish capital.

Accommodation

Six of the best: prison hotels

Langholmen Hotel

David Whitley Fancy doing hard time, the easy way? Take a look at six of the best hotels around the world converted from former prisons.

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Photo galleries

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The most beautiful spots in the world to watch the sun

Samoa item. AJYB5J Western Samoa, View of coast with fisherman at sunset. CREDIT ALAMY

Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.

Top 10 towns you've never heard of

The tower of Kuressaare Castle in Estonia.

Here are some of the best under-the-radar towns and cities you should know about.

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Travellers Tips

Flight test

Flight test: Finnair economy class

Finnair cabin crew

Flight Test The cabin crew are efficient and capable, but it would be nice to see a smile.

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Travel News

Avalon Airport axes ad over criticism it made light of domestic violence

The advertisement as seen on Avalon Airport's Facebook page.

5:29pm | Victoria's Avalon Airport has been forced to ditch its new advertising campaign after being accused of making light of domestic violence.

UK tourist recounts 'hellish' time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

10:09am | A 37-year-old British nurse has recounted her "hellish" experience in Sri Lanka after she was arrested and sent to a deportation centre for sporting a Buddha tattoo deemed offensive by authorities.

Stowaway reportedly eyed Africa

9:05am | As relatives make themselves scarce after a 15-year-old Santa Clara boy survived a flight from San Jose to Maui in a jetliner's wheel well over the weekend, Hawaiian media have reported the boy may have been trying to get to his mother in Africa.

Hang onto your seat: it's gondola be an after-dark ride to thrill

JASON DOWLING | First we had the illuminated Melbourne Star wheel for a spin after dark - next may be a midnight ride to Arthurs Seat on new multimillion-dollar gondola.

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