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Surfing & Diving in Northeast Asia

Fruits of the sea ... at work in traditional outfits.

Japan

Legends of the deep

Sue Wallace dines with the free divers of Toba, gaining insight into their millenniums-old tradition.

South Korea

Mermaids of the deep

Well suited . . . a team of haenyo prepares to tackle the depths - none of them use breathing gear

Christina Pfeiffer discovers an island where women forage on the ocean floor for a living.

Best summer getaways

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Sheriden Rhodes Sheriden Rhodes nominates 10 of the best summer getaways.

Map of Northeast Asia

Travel News

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

Passengers are seen near a flight information board in the departures hall at Helsink-Vantaa airport in Helsinki, Finland.

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 1:11pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

Paris tourist spot overrun by 'dirty' rats

10:13am | Hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic in the city's Tuileries garden at Louvre, but there is just one drawback - 'dirty' rats.

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