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Indonesia

Mama Holiday: beware of travel scams

Tracey Spicer Hey, do you have protection? I know, it's a personal question but the boom in online booking agencies could send some of us bust.

Indonesia

Calmed and charmed

A beachside haven.

A stay on a tiny coral cay with horse-drawn taxis tops off a Bali family holiday, writes Andrea Jones.

The Backpacker

Don't believe the hype: The places I just don't get

Waikiki Beach, Hawaii.

The Backpacker Sometimes, destinations can’t match the hype. These are some of the places that just didn’t do it for me.

Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia: Cocktail of choices in paradise

Karma Kandara, Bali.

Ute Junker Karma Kandara resort caters for all-comers and their tipples, writes Ute Junker.

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The most beautiful spots in the world to watch the sun

Samoa item. AJYB5J Western Samoa, View of coast with fisherman at sunset. CREDIT ALAMY

Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.

Photos

Bali's ladyboys celebrate

Indonesian drag queen Fiona performs during the 5th anniversary celebrations of Bali Joe Bar, one of the most famous gay bars in Bali on December 23, 2013 in Kuta, Indonesia. Transgender 'cabaret shows' are becoming increasingly popular in Bali's famous tourist district - Kuta. In the shows, drag queens appear with ornate costumes and perform a variety of shows to entertain the audience. Although there is no law against transgenders or homosexuality in Indonesia, discrimination is rife.

A special performance marks the 5th anniversary celebrations of Bali Joe Bar, one of the most famous gay bars in Bali.

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Travellers Tips

Deals: Turkish treasures, unwind in Bali

Istanbul's Blue Mosque.

Jane Reddy Stay in cave hotels, Ottoman mansions and boutique hotels in eastern Turkey.

Asia

Endless summer: how to live in paradise

Island beach yoga

Ever dream about running off to live in an island paradise? Megan Flamer explains how she did just that.

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Map of Indonesia

Travel News

Deep love: How to join the 'Mile-Low Club'

Lovers Deep Submarine

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 5:23pm | Sail the seas with your own private luxury submarine for just $318,000 per couple per night.

Virgin Australia axes Melbourne to Los Angeles services, announces daily flights to Brisbane

JAMIE FREED 1:15pm | Virgin Australia will increase flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles to a daily service and abandon its Melbourne-Los Angeles flights as rival United Airlines enters the latter route in October.

MH17, Elmo and Sophie Monk: What Qantas travellers are interested in

JAMIE FREED 12:28pm | Passengers can now watch news content on large screen at Qantas domestic business lounges and Qantas Club lounges in all capital cities.

Boeing introduces 'space bins' to increase cabin luggage space

11:08am | Boeing is introducing larger overhead lockers in its plane cabins to accommodate more hand luggage.

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