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Mongolia

The shrinking Dead Sea.

Global

Gone tomorrow: the places you need to visit, right now

From the Galapagos to the Great Barrier Reef, there are some destinations you can't keep putting off for a visit, writes Michael Gebicki.

Mongolia

In the grip of the Gobi

Desert ritual ... Mongolian wrestlers at a local festival.

Stephen Phelan receives a traditional welcome of fermented mare's milk and vodka — followed by an invitation to wrestle.

Revealed

Secret spots: 10 places you will never visit

Never visit

No matter how widely you travel, there are some secret spots you'll never get to visit. Here are 10 of them.

Luxe Nomad: in search of the exotic

Lee Tulloch

Lee Tulloch It doesn't seem so long ago that the very definition of an exotic holiday was a midwinter trip to Thailand.

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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.

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Places you will never visit

Never visit

No matter how much you travel, here are 10 places around the world you will never get to visit. From Daniel Smith's book, 100 Places You Will Never Visit.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Plane v train across Siberia

Tripologist How would you suggest we get from Mongolia to Moscow without flying on either Aeroflot or Air China?

Map of Mongolia

Travel News

Orpheus Island resort takes luxury to another level

Guests sit on the beach at Orpheus Island.

JULIETTA JAMESON | Orpheus Island Beach Resort on the Great Barrier Reef has just opened its newly renovated South Suites.

Deals of the week: Cruising goes half price

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Ambling from Scandinavia to sunny Miami, this 47-night cruise package is now almost half price.

Traveller letters: Understand how a cash passport card works

I purchased a cash passport card and have widely used it throughout Europe.

Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

MICHAEL KOZIOL 29 Aug | A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

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