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Adventure holidays and trips for 2014: Australia and New Zealand

The red centre is where most people go to see the "real" Australia, but for an adventure with a little more wildlife and a lot less desert, the country's top end is an attractive alternative. The northerly end of the Northern Territory has some of the largest national parks in the world, and …

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Island hopping French Polynesia, without breaking the bank

Although these isolated and far-flung atolls have a reputation of being one of the most expensive holiday spots on earth, it is possible to island hop independently and affordably.<p>Think French Polynesia and you will likely envisage picture-perfect tropical islands with acres of blonde sand, palm …

French Polynesia

The largest swimming pool in the world...

Galactic Goblins, Alaskan Glows

Mexico’s Secret Beach

I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween apples. I survey the landscape …

Skaftafell Ice Cave in Iceland

Artist: Mirabai Wagner Photographer: Jaime Ibarra

Local tours in south-east Asia: readers' travel tips

WINNING TIP: Kuching Caving, Sarawak, Borneo<p>This well-established operation offers a range of caving experiences for all levels. It's run by James (a cross between Bear Grylls and Chuck Norris) along with a bunch of local guides. We did the 'big spaces, cool streams' day, and it rocked. Highlights …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

National Parks

Check out our favourite travel photos from the past seven days – capturing dolphins slipstreaming through Pacific waters, sunset over Borneo's jungles and nightlife in the South Korean capital http://bbc.in/19qlgju Which image do you like best?

Здравствуйте! Flipboard Launches Russian Edition

Inside Flipboard / October 3, 2013<p>Flipboard is expanding its global reach with an edition for Russian speakers. Anyone who has their device language …

What's Up Goa

Evidence of global warming is "unequivocal", according to a landmark report on the Earth's climate: http://bbc.in/1eLOpxv Scientists are 95% certain that humans have been the "dominant cause" of the rise in temperatures since the 1950s. What do you make of their findings? #globalwarming #climatechange

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Landscape Photography

The Nile-fed crops outside the Egyptian village of Abu Genshu, 100km (62 miles) southwest of the capital Cairo, are emerald green. The air is full of the earthy scent of the mint harvest and the afternoon sun falls on a tiny yellow mosque. Yet despite the picturesque setting, farmers explain, life here is anything but idyllic. While once they were merely poor and hungry, the situation now is violent and frightening; they fear for the future http://econ.st/1a3DTwu

Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

Boat Hull, Czech Republic

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Adventures in China

<i>China's ancient culture and lip-smacking cuisine are a magnet for visitors, but the country's dramatic terrain also makes it ideal for adventure travel. Check out Lonely Planet's guide to the very best adventures in China, and for a rural escapade, our friends at BBC Travel have all the insight.</i><p>The …

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Latin American adventures for the whole family

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling altogether. In fact, bringing the kids along for your next Latin American adventure can be an enriching experience for everybody involved. It’s easier than you think, and just a few simple guidelines can keep your …

Across and Through Milford

Camping in Milford<p>I remember sleeping outside one night in Milford. I was pretty cold, but I had a great sleeping bag. There was a tiny little hold …

Travel tips: a Moroccan retreat, ekeing out summer and deals of the week

Stay in the heart of a new cultural centre near Marrakech, or get your skates on and nip down to English coast<p>Take me there: Tassoultante, Morocco<p>Hardly a month goes by, it seems, without another gorgeous new hotel opening in the Atlas Mountains, but few can boast such lofty ideals as the Fellah. …

The Giant Buddha

Extra Info!<p>I don’t usually get all wikipedia-ish on the blog… but I did look up more things about this most fascinating statue.<p>Maybe the coolest …

The world's best treehouse hotels

Backpackers' diaries: Hong Kong views and hospital news

A trip to Hong Kong after a horse-riding accident equals hospital treatment for Zac but speedy progress means there's time for dim sum, as well as an educational trip to a science museum<p>It's after midnight when the ambulance arrives at The Union, a private emergency hospital that feels, from the …