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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.

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.

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.

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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

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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