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Tourism

“I may never again walk the streets of Pyongyang”: Aussie tour guide responds to North Korean spy claims

by Christian Fleetwood

An Australian tour guide released from detention in the DPRK has taken to social media to respond to claims he was “caught red-handed” spying on Pyongyang.

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Alek Sigley: North Korea accuses tour guide of spying prior to release

Detained tour guide Alek Sigley has been accused of spy games, but experts aren’t convinced, with theories circulating that Sigley’s release could have had something to do with a Trump visit.

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Alek Sigley found: Australian tour guide released from North Korea

An Australian tour guide and student feared missing in North Korea has been released from detention and landed in Japan yesterday.

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News

Australian tour guide missing in North Korea

A North Korean-based tour guide and student has been reported missing by his family and friends. DFAT is currently investigating the circumstances of his disappearance.

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Hotels

How Australia’s wacky floating hotel ended up in North Korea

by Ali Coulton

Did you know that Australia was once home to the world’s first floating hotel? And no, we’re not talking about a cruise ship.

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Destinations

Aussie travellers are going where?!

While there’s plenty of destination we’d happily sneak into suitcases for, we can confidently say this destination isn’t one of them.

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Destinations

Intrepid CEO: “Why we don’t believe in travel boycotts”

by Intrepid CEO James Thornton

We sat down with Intrepid CEO James Thornton for a gripping interview to get this piece. Just kidding, we pinched it from Intrepid.

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Aviation

Singapore Airlines reroutes flight plan after missile threat

Singapore Airlines is the latest to claim it has been affected by North Korean threats. Meanwhile, we will never be leaving Australia again.

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Aviation

North Korean missile flies past Cathay Pacific plane mid-flight

This might be one of the few instances in flying history where passengers would definitely not have wanted a window seat.

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Aviation

Is the world’s worst airline really that bad?

by Eric Talmadge - AP

Sure, SkyTrax rated it the absolute pits, but some experts and frequent passengers disagree with the “world’s worst” title.

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Aviation

Which airline is the world’s worst?

by Hannah Edensor

Some airlines are bad, and then there’s these ones…

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Destinations

N. Korea has new showcase airport terminal

by Park Chan-Kyong - AFP

North Korea has opened a sleek new airport terminal, hailing it as a showcase of leader Kim Jong-Un’s achievement.

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