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The colours of Valparaiso, Chile.

Global

A look back in wonder

Our writers spend their year going places. In 2013 these were their most memorable experiences.

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.

Global

Whirlwind of rich rewards

Private jet

A pauper among princes and princesses, Max Anderson fastens his seatbelt for an air tour of a lifetime.

Ultimate sights

The world's most romantic places

Juliet's Balcony.

Come over weak-kneed and misty-eyed at the planet's best places to fall in love. From Lonely Planet's new book, 1000 Ultimate Sights, out now.

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Photo galleries

The 10 best things in the world

Taj Mahal

Backpacker blogger Ben Groundwater names the 10 best things he has seen around the world.

Inside one of the world's best hotels

The opulent Oberoi Amarvilas in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh is rated as one of the top 10 in the world.

The opulent Oberoi Amarvilas in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh is rated as one of the top 10 in the world.

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Travel News

Don't be fooled: 40 tourist scams to watch out for

Parisians and tourists enjoy a drink at a cafe on the Champs Elysees avenue.

SOO KIM 11:04am | Taxi drivers, hotel workers and overfriendly locals are among those capable of tricking unsuspecting tourists.

Queen's Guard plays Game of Thrones theme song

9:22am | A video of the Queen's Guard performing the Game of Thrones tune has been posted to YouTube.

Guests to 'pay what you want' at Paris hotels

8:59am | Five Paris hotels are allowing guests to pay whatever they want, based on their impressions of the hotel, the room and the service.

Airbnb host's horror as squatter takes over

21 Jul | Cory Tschogl says she has an Airbnb squatter - a guest who rented her Palm Springs, California vacation condominium, then stopped paying rent, refused to leave and threatened her with legal action.

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