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Mexico

Leisure Inn Penny Royal Hotel & Apartments, Tasmania.

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Mexico

Swimming with sea lions in Mexico

seals

Jocelyn Pride The soft eyes of sea lion pups peer up, beckoning me to come and play.

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.

Q&A

Famous Flyer: Reg Mombassa

Nina Karnikowski Artist Reg Mombassa talks desert camping and paper clip dramas.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: wellness retreats

Bikini Boot Camp, Mexico, Tulum.

Looking to find a healthier and more balanced you? These top six retreats offer the perfect surrounding to relax and regenerate, writes Flip Byrnes.

Killer whales play in yacht's wake

Orcas play in boat's wake

Extraordinary pictures of orca surfing the wake of a boat off the coast of Mexico show the marine mammals playing in jet bubbles and chasing down a yacht.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Mexican waves, without the chill

Tripologist My family is booked on an holiday in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. My father insists we will be kidnapped or murdered. Please allay or confirm his fears.

Tripologist

The big-wheel way to see Mexico

Tripologist My partner and I will travel to Mexico next year and I'm looking for the best way to see as many parts of the country as possible, at the best price.

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Map of Mexico

Travel News

Chinese airlines ordered to cut flights for 'high frequency exercises'

China Southern Airline.

9:22am | Chinese airlines have been told to cut flights amid "high frequency exercises", CCTV reported.

Don't be fooled: 40 tourist scams to watch out for

SOO KIM 11:04am | Taxi drivers, hotel workers and overfriendly locals are among those capable of tricking unsuspecting tourists.

Queen's Guard plays Game of Thrones theme song

22 Jul | A video of the Queen's Guard performing the Game of Thrones tune has been posted to YouTube.

Guests to 'pay what you want' at Paris hotels

22 Jul | Five Paris hotels are allowing guests to pay whatever they want, based on their impressions of the hotel, the room and the service.

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