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North America

On safari: giraffe at the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi National Park, South Africa.

Wildlife

Responsible wildlife tourism: Close encounters

David Whitley There are ways to see animals up close without alarming them or yourself, writes David Whitley.

Canada

Canadian Rockies: white world of wonders

Dog sledding in Lake Louise

Christina Pfeiffer Christina Pfeiffer explores the adventures on offer in the majestic Canadian Rockies.

The Tripologist

Should we hire a car on a cruise to Hawaii?

Kauai

Michael Gebicki Hiring a car is a great idea - you can tailor your travels to your own interests.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: world cruises are changing

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Sally Macmillan A world cruise used to be straightforward: get on a ship, sail around the world, then get off.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: desert camps

Amangiri, Utah desert camp

From Namibia to Mongolia to Chile, Ute Junker discovers six of the best desert camps around the world.

The light fantastic

Northern Lights.

A powerful solar storm recently saw the Northern Lights spread further south than usual.

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Travellers Tips

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: Do I need an international driving permit?

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The Tripologist You Australian licence might not pass muster if you are stopped by the local police.

Tripologist

Tripologist: Best way to do a California road trip

California, Pacific Coast Highway Sign Near Big Sur.

Tripologist I was wondering how I can best do a road trip up the California coast?

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Map of North America

Travel News

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have no-strings-attached sexual encounters.

9:06am | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

Sultan of Brunei bids for New York's Plaza Hotel

19 Aug | Brunei's latest hotel bid follows celebrities, including Richard Branson and Anna Wintour, who have called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by the sultan, including the Dorchester in London.

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