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Mexico

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'.

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Mexico

Swimming with sea lions in Mexico

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

Q&A

Frequent Flyer: Ky Furneaux

Jane Reddy Ky Furneaux, stunt woman and wilderness expert is a big fan of Virgin.

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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

Keep calm and sort your carry-on

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Tripologist A lot of the budget airlines are no longer "budget" when they hit me hard with a surcharge for check-in luggage.

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Travel News

Taiwan's first budget airline to launch maiden flight

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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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