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Surfing & Diving in Southeast Asia

Maid in the shade: Surf Dames hosts luxury surf camps at Raglan in New Zealand.

Surfing

Surfing: Five more no-boys-allowed surf and yoga retreats

Nina Karnikowski Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.

Bali

Bali, Indonesia: Goddess for a week

Surf Goddess Retreat, Seminyak, Bali.

Sarah Whyte Rediscover your inner zen at this Balinese retreat for women, writes Sarah Whyte.

Indonesia

'Last paradise on earth' on our doorstep, under threat

Raja Ampat, Papua, Indonesia.

Huts on stilts perch above the coral of the turquoise lagoon, hammocks awaiting a lazy siesta and sunset cocktails. The Indonesian archipelago of Raja Ampat is a living Eden. But for how long?

Indonesia

Who's who at Lakey Peak

Surfing Indonesia

Among hardcore extremists and surfer dads, Malcolm Knox charts the breaks and the cliques on Sumbawa.

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'The last paradise on earth'

Raja Ampat, Papua, Indonesia.

Raja Ampat, a remote pearl of Asia between the Pacific and Indian oceans in eastern Indonesia’s Papua province has remained a closely guarded secret and one of the last frontiers of tourism, known...

Divers set new world record

Indonesian divers.

A Guiness World Record was set when 2486 divers participated in a mass simultaneous dive off the coast of North Sulawesi in Indonesia.

Map of Southeast Asia

Travel News

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

IKEA Tempe

ANNIE DANG 3:33pm | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

20 Aug | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

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