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Solomon Islands

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Pacific

Kate who? The island retreat where the royals were anonymous (almost)

Aleisha Orr Mary Raboul-Manu has never seen a gossip magazine or a television, so it's not surprising that when Prince William and Kate Middleton visited the resort where she works; others had to explain who...

Papua New Guinea

Dive into beauty

Orion cruise PNG

SALLY WEBB Putting boats and Papua New Guinea in the same sentence these days doesn't automatically evoke visions of luxury or expectations of wonder.

Solomon Islands

Quiet slice of the sea

Uepi Island Resort, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands.

The Solomons are attracting travellers seeking unique, remote experiences, writes Richard Rogers.

Solomon Islands

War and peace in the Pacific

Richard Rogers explores island battlegrounds that have become eco-tourism havens.

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Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

The smoke and ash from Mount Tavurvur

MICHAEL KOZIOL 3:26pm | A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

Czech hotel threatens peeing tourists with YouTube post

OLIVER SMITH 9:25am | A Czech hotel is hoping to deter public urination by threatening to post videos of offenders on YouTube.

Family fuming after wheelchair-using granny left in corner of Newark Airport for 11 hours

28 Aug | A family is fuming mad after an airport worker parked a wheelchair-using grandmother in a departure lounge and an airline's "processing error" led her to be left there for up to 11 hours.

'Roofing': The best way to see Saint Petersburg

28 Aug | Thrill-seekers believe the best way to see Russia's imperial capital is by hopping roof to roof.

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