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Samoa

Fun times: You can't beat the Fijians for keeping children happy.

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: Top ten family destinations

TRACEY SPICER Here are my top 10 family destinations, and five that need some work.

South Pacific

Beyond Fiji: the other Pacific paradises you must visit

Four Seasons Bora Bora

Craig Tansley From New Caledonia to French Polynesia, and the Cook Islands to Samoa, there are more holiday destinations to discover in the south Pacific beyond Aussies' beloved Fiji, writes Craig Tansley.

Samoa

Samoa: Bewitched by beauty

Spellbinding: a massage at Seabreeze Resort.

Nina Karnikowski Samoa is a laid-back paradise, writes Nina Karnikowski.

Airlines

Flight test: Virgin Australia economy class

Virgin flight attendants

Nina Karnikowski Budget doesn't have to mean skimping on service. Virgin staff are setting a great example.

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Photo galleries

Photos

The most beautiful spots in the world to watch the sun

Samoa item. AJYB5J Western Samoa, View of coast with fisherman at sunset. CREDIT ALAMY

Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.

Travellers Tips

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.

Q&A

Your questions

Where should we go to escape winter? South-East Asia or the Pacific?

Map of Samoa

Travel News

Taiwan's first budget airline to launch maiden flight

Tiger Airways Tigerair

1:20pm | Taiwan's first budget airline Tigerair Taiwan will make its maiden flight later this month, signalling a new era for one of Asia's most popular tourist destination.

Food, wine, women: 15 reasons why France is so popular

JOLYON ATTWOOLL 10:59am | France was confirmed as the most visited country in the world this month – and by a huge margin. So why is this non-English speaking nation, with a reputation for insularity, so popular?

Tony Abbott, Barack Obama: Western leaders 'banned' from Russian airport's duty-free shop

OLIVER SMITH 9:42am | Tony Abbott and six other western leaders have been banned from a Russian airport duty-free shop.

North Korea tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists

9:19am | North Korea is ensuring once tourists leave the country, their SIM card doesn't fall into local hands.

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