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Philippines

The Tripologist

Everyone asks ... has anyone ever opened the door on a commercial jet airliner inflight?

Michael Gebicki The first such incident occurred in the US in 1971. A passenger flying under the name of Dan Cooper hijacked a Boeing 727.

Philippines

Time for a Filipino fling

Leisa Tyler An influx of new capital is transforming Manila into a vibrant cosmopolitan city, writes Leisa Tyler.

Gourmet travel

Can going vegetarian save you from Bali belly?

hands, food

Mark Juddery There's an argument for going vegetarian while overseas, but don't get a false sense of security.

Worldwide

World's 15 best places to watch the sun rise and set

Samoa

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

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Photo galleries

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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.

The new seven wonders of nature

Iguazu Falls

Provisional results from a new global poll are in and the 'new' seven wonders of the world have been unveiled.

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Q&A

Your questions

I am travelling to Manila and Ho Chi Minh City. Is there public transport for transfers to and from airports and hotels? Is the taxi system safe?

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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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