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Machu Picchu & The Inca Trail

The shrinking Dead Sea.

Global

Gone tomorrow: the places you need to visit, right now

From the Galapagos to the Great Barrier Reef, there are some destinations you can't keep putting off for a visit, writes Michael Gebicki.

Worldwide

How to beat the queues at the world's busiest attractions

Paris Eiffel Tower queues

Julietta Jameson reveals how to beat the crowds for 20 major sights from the Taj Mahal to the Tower of London.

Peru

Gods' own country

MP

Ben Groundwater encounters wrath and luxury on an alternative path to Machu Picchu.

Peru

Whistle top tour

Musicians on board HiramBingham train

Catherine Marshall takes the easy road to the ruins of Machu Picchu.

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Photo galleries

World's best places for a cuppa

woman with cup

Lonely Planet names the 10 best places in the world to enjoy a cup of tea.

South America's top 10 sights

The ancient ruins of the Inca civilisation at Machu Picchu in Peru.

Australians are heading to South America in droves. Here are the top 10 things to see on the continent.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Tripologist: heads-up on Latin America's lows and highs

Machu Picchu

Tripologist The best time to visit Machu Picchu is between late April and September.

Map of Machu Picchu & The Inca Trail

Travel News

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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