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Vietnam suspends domestic flights in and out of popular city after attempting to repatriate 80,000 tourists

Shifting 80,000 tourists out of a single destination during a COVID-19 outbreak sounds like a mammoth task, so it’s no surprise that Vietnam’s applied the brakes.

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Police shoot man dead in Brisbane after tourist stabbing

by Christian Fleetwood

Police officers were called to a disturbance on Sunday following reports a man armed with a knife had stabbed an overseas tourist.

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“F**king idiots!”: Bystander ridicules tourists toppled by waves in Iceland

Do you and your colleagues often share videos of tourists doing dumb things amongst one another? Well, get ready to hit ‘forward’ on this absolute pearler.

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Tourists facing up to six years in jail for stealing sand

The couple was caught with 40 kilograms of sand, which they reportedly tried to pass off as a “souvenir”. Nice try, guys.

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Seven dead, 21 missing after boat carrying tourists capsizes in Budapest

In tragic news, at least seven people have been killed and 19 are missing after a tourist boat capsized on the Danube River in Budapest.

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Tourists injured after bus explosion near Egypt’s Giza pyramids

At least 12 tourists have been injured in a bus explosion near the Giza pyramids in Egypt.

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WATCH: Tourists scramble for safety as glacier collapses, creating big waves

Travel Weekly understands a number of top surfers including Kelly Slater, Steph Gilmore and Mick Fanning have reportedly booked flights to Iceland after seeing this.

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Destinations you have to visit before they get overcrowded

Planning a holiday? Look no further than these lesser-known, less crowded destinations. And if you’re not planning a holiday, you can just enjoy looking at the pictures.

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Lombok earthquake leaves tourists stranded on Gili islands

The death toll of the quake has risen to 98 as rescue efforts continue. Meanwhile, hundreds of tourists have been left without power or water on the Gili Islands.

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Where do the world’s grumpiest and happiest tourists live?

by Laine Fullerton

Apparently less than one in ten Aussies are ill-tempered grumps overseas, but we would say that attitude only starts at the border.

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Tourism

Could overtourism spoil European summers forever?

by Laine Fullerton

Europe is about to get as jampacked as the self-checkout line at our local Woolworths. Although, there probably won’t be as many brown onions.

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Bali’s “garbage season” could deter tourists

Garbage season in Bali is starting to prove a real stinker for holidaymakers. Although, we doubt that’ll really stop any singlet-wearing Aussies.

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