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Cruises in South America

Time to explore: The ancient ruins of Ephesus, in Turkey.

Cruising

Ships in the night

Cruise lines are recognising the value of longer stays in port, writes Louise Goldsbury.

Shore excursion

Shore excursion: Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Tortoise

Bruce Godden ticks off a major wildlife sighting on his second cruise.

Cruising

Memories that flow and flow

Hungary, Budapest, Royal Palace

These cruises are on the water, but some of the best memories come from stopping on the land, write Louise Goldsbury and Anthony Dennis.

Peru

Pretty in pink

Pink river dolphin

Pink dolphins, sloths, piranhas - Margaret Turton encounters remarkable wildlife in the upper reaches of the Amazon River.

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Photo galleries

World's top 10 river cruises

Mekong-River

Forget airport hassles and cramped tour buses - a relaxing river cruise is the way to see the world. Here are the top 10.

Travellers Tips

Tips

Travel bargains in the downturn: from gloom to boom

What crisis? ... Hawaii is among the destinations attracting more visitors.

Savvy travellers are finding destinations and holiday options that offer great value for tight budgets.

Map of South America

Travel News

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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