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Iran

Travel bubble? No troubles. Soldiers pass sunbathing tourists in Mexico.

The Backpacker

Authentic? Tourists, you're kidding yourselves

The Backpacker When you visit a country, you're actually inside 'the travel bubble'.

The Backpacker

The world's 10 best cities for walking

Pretty woman in bazaar in Fes

The Backpacker No one walks in LA. Tell people you’ve decided to stroll even a few blocks and they’ll look at you like you just announced you’re swimming to Hawaii. You’re what? Just take a taxi.

The Backpacker

The 10 best countries for photographers

Chile

The Backpacker There are some destinations where you can’t fail to take good photos.

Trends

Roads to ruins

Baby-boomers want tours that will feed their minds (plus a bit of shopping), writes Caroline Gladstone.

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Travellers Tips

Worldwide

Don't go there: the destinations you need to avoid

Thailand coup with tourists

Karen Halabi Which destinations should you cross off your list? Some of them may surprise you.

Q&A

Your questions

I'm keen to travel through the Middle East but am concerned about safety.

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Travel News

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

Thomson

9:47am | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

Croatia expels tourist for punching monk seal

9:06am | A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

ANNIE DANG 9:48am | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Qantas shrinks toilets to fit more seats on 737s

JAMIE FREED 11:39pm | Qantas Airways will add extra economy-class seats to its fleet of Boeing 737s in a move that will boost the capacity of the primary workhorse of its domestic fleet by 3 per cent.

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