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“Punch some cones!”: Self-isolating traveller becomes accidental TV star

Australia has found the hero it needs in these dark COVID-19 times.

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Destinations

Thailand clamps down on “sex tourism”

Thailand is attempting to shirk its reputation as a ‘sex capital’, as a group of Russians were recently arrested for hosting “sex training classes”.

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Cruise

Woman dies falling from balcony on US cruise

An unidentified woman has died on a cruise having fallen from her cabin balcony onto the deck several floors below.

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Tourism

Are you too old to be a backpacker?

As our constantly travelling 77-year-old great aunt always says, if you can carry your pack on your back, then by God you can backpack.

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Tourism

Aussie becomes face of Kazakhstan tourism

Before 2006, few people had heard of Kazakhstan. Now, an Aussie is becoming a face of the country’s tourism. Kazakhstan keeps surprising us.

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Travel Agents

What do Travel Designers actually do?

by Tara Harrison

We’re still trying to get our head around the role of a Travel Designer. But that could be because we were up until 4am researching sloths.

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Travel Agents

6 things agents know that travellers don’t

Travel agents are smart cookies who know things regular travellers don’t. Although we’re not saying they’re choc-chip flavoured or come in packets.

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Hotels

What hotel travellers want

Look into the mind’s eye of your clients to uncover what they want, but without any invasive surgery or weird voodoo rituals.

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Destinations

Best value travel spots for Aussies

by Kate Webster

A list of countries Australian travellers should consider for the best value.

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Destinations

You heard it here first: Tigers don’t exist for your selfies!

by DPA

Toto, the office dog, is ecstatic to hear about Thailand petitioning to travellers to be wary of animal welfare at tourist hot spots. Toto is also ecstatic when the postman drops by.

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Tourism

Hey, big spender

by Daisy Melwani

It’s official, Aussies blow daily budgets and overspend whilst on holidays.

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Destinations

What kind of New Caledonia traveller are you?

Do you enjoy being on the go? Are you a culture vulture? Or is chilling out, maxing, relaxing more your style?

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