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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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Photos

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.

Photos

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

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

Parisians and tourists enjoy a drink at a cafe on the Champs Elysees avenue.

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

9:22am | 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

8:59am | Five Paris hotels are allowing guests to pay whatever they want, based on their impressions of the hotel, the room and the service.

Airbnb host's horror as squatter takes over

21 Jul | Cory Tschogl says she has an Airbnb squatter - a guest who rented her Palm Springs, California vacation condominium, then stopped paying rent, refused to leave and threatened her with legal action.

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