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Surfing & Diving in Pacific

Maid in the shade: Surf Dames hosts luxury surf camps at Raglan in New Zealand.

Surfing

Surfing: Five more no-boys-allowed surf and yoga retreats

Nina Karnikowski Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.

Pacific Islands

Wide blue yonder

Micronesia

Lance Richardson explores nations rich in culture, charm and conflict as he hops over a key expanse of the Pacific.

Fiji

Teenage castaway

Fiji reef swimming.

Nicola Walker and her extended family, including a reluctant nephew, find a week's holiday in Fiji is barely enough.

New Zealand

Surf's up in ski town

Queenstown

Craig Tansley climbs on board a helicopter for Queenstown's new attraction - to surf the west coast and ski powder snow in the mountains all in one day.

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Tripologist

A marriage of point breaks and drinks breaks

Tripologist My ageing surfer husband and I celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary soon and want a luxury holiday where he can surf and I can relax.

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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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