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South America

River cruising: The travel trend that's made a huge comeback

Brian Johnston River cruising has become so popular that companies are struggling to meet demand, writes Brian Johnston.

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands: The captain can croon

Eduardo Neira

Keith Austin You see many strange and wonderful sights in the Galapagos Islands.

Argentina

Argentina: An appetite for the Andes

Argentina; Patagonia; Bariloche

Ute Junker Being forced indoors can be delicious, writes Ute Junker.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: world cruises are changing

aqua mekong

Sally Macmillan A world cruise used to be straightforward: get on a ship, sail around the world, then get off.

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Photo galleries

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.

The new seven wonders of nature

Iguazu Falls

Provisional results from a new global poll are in and the 'new' seven wonders of the world have been unveiled.

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Travellers Tips

Group tours

Adventures for groupies

Yellowstone National Park.

Great life experiences in far-flung destinations are in reach like never before, writes Belinda Jackson.

Q&A

Your questions

A man withdraws money from an ATM teller machine in Kuala Lumpur 27 February 2004.

Is there a way to avoid all those charges when you withdraw money from an ATM while overseas?

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Travel News

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

Tourists enjoy the sun on the beach during a sunny summer day in Nice, southeastern France.

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.

Burma opens e-Visa application service

NATALIE PARIS 9:07am | Burma has opened its e-Visa application service, but there are some restrictions.

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