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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'.

Travel deals: Tasmanian retreat

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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.

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.

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Photo galleries

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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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Travel News

Bali's Seminyak gets more glam

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JULIETTA JAMESON | Just when you thought Seminyak couldn't get any more glam, along came Double-Six Luxury Hotel Seminyak.

Deals of the week: Lap of luxury

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Book two nights at the award-winning luxury retreat Saffire Freycinet and receive a third free.

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

LAWRENCE MONEY 21 Aug | Recent events have made those people afraid of plane travel more afraid than ever.

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

ANNIE DANG 21 Aug | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

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