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Rio De Janeiro

An Aqua Mekong cabin.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: world cruises are changing

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

Travel Insider

So, who wants to go to Brazil?

Images of beautiful bodies on Copacabana and Ipanema beaches haven't done Brazil's tourism image any harm.

Jane E Fraser Will the World Cup host nation have more luck with tourism than it did on the pitch?

Brazil

Trim and tanned: Why Rio is really a daytime city

A woman plays soccer on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro

Despite its party reputation, Rio is a daytime city. Obsessed with health and good looks, locals work hard to keep tan and fit.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Geraldine Turner

Geraldine Turner

Nina Karnikowski Four-wheel driving in Zimbabwe was a fabulous adventure for Geraldine Turner.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro 2014

Rio Carnival 2014

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the grandest holiday in Brazil, annually drawing millions of people in raucous celebrations.

Photos

Bloco da Lama (mud block) carnival in Rio

Carnival mud party Brazil

Revelers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama (mud block) carnival in on March 1, 2014 Parati, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Heartbreak holidays: The best places to go after a break up

Vietnam is a destination that will help you put your life in perspective.

Ute Junker If you need to get over it you should get away from it. Here are the best places to go.

Tips

How to work your way around the world

Sangduen

If you're looking for more than your everyday itinerary involving must-see monuments and unforgettable hostels, there may be a job in it for you.

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Travel News

Bali's Seminyak gets more glam

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JULIETTA JAMESON | Just when you thought Seminyak couldn't get any more glam, along came Double-Six Luxury Hotel Seminyak.

Deals of the week: Lap of luxury

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Book two nights at the award-winning luxury retreat Saffire Freycinet and receive a third free.

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

LAWRENCE MONEY 21 Aug | Recent events have made those people afraid of plane travel more afraid than ever.

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

ANNIE DANG 21 Aug | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

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