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Tonga

Make a splash ... swimming at Muri Beach, Rarotonga.

South Pacific

Best of the Pacific islands: tropical treasures

Craig Tansley tracks down the best of the south Pacific, from whales to beach houses.

Tonga

Trouble in paradise: the 'Friendly Islands' are suffering

The pristine waters of Tonga.

Boasting pristine waters teeming with whales and dolphins, and unspoiled scenery dotted with tropical hibiscus and frangipani flowers, Tonga paints a postcard-like Polynesian scene.

Tonga

Alone in the isle seat

Seeking solitude, Ben Stubbs strikes out in a kayak to find a deserted tropical island in Tonga.

Tonga

Bones of a great story

Island of intrigue ... the views are worth the journey.

Islander folklore hits home when Ben Stubbs stumbles upon evidence of a savage past.

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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.

Map of Tonga

Travel News

No nudes is bad news for Germany's nudists

Germans will still happily get naked while holidaying in France and Spain, but nudist clubs in their home country are in decline.

5:45pm | Germans still love to bask naked on holidays, but at home the nudist scene is facing a decline.

Australia's greatest ever meal? Top chefs face tourism challenge

CRAIG PLATT 3:09pm | It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

Chinese tourism company sues over Transformers: Age of Extinction

9:43am | A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.

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