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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

Qantas re-routes planes away from Iraq

The change will add up to 10 minutes to the seven hour flight from London to Dubai.

12:57pm | Qantas has stopped its flights using Iraqi airspace in the wake of the MH17 disaster.

Deals of the week: Germany romantic back roads

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Take an early bird 10 per cent off a romantic tour of Germany and Austria's back roads during 2015.

Traveller letters: Skytrax's fifth best airline a turkey

Customer service must not be one of Skytrax's judging criteria when it comes to judging the world's best airlines.

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

1 Aug | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

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