40 scams to watch out for


Check out these common scams before your next trip, so you won't have to learn the hard way.

Oh wait, isn't that Auckland?

Auckland Harbour

Auckland harbour on a summer's day - it's a beautiful image, being used to sell a US state.

Kicked off plane for tweet


For one American man a tweet did more than get a response from the airline on social media.


MH17 tweet

Malaysia Airlines has tweeted a poignant message, winning the support of thousands around the world.

Are you brave enough?

Sky Tower, Denmark

This ride, in a theme park in Denmark, is quite possibly the most terrifying ride ever created.

Teen justifies Auschwitz selfie


The grinning teen who snapped a selfie in Auschwitz has said she "wouldn't do anything differently".

Bon voyage Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia

Rusty cruise liner beings its journey to the scrapyard after a two-year salvage operation.

Global US passport operations crash


The US State Department's global database for issuing travel documents has crashed.

In Thailand, with family


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Memories made in ink

Anja Valuta's tattoo

Whether the result of one too many sangrias or a considered work of art, show us your holiday tats.

Can Malaysia Airlines win our trust?

Malaysia Airlines

Crisis management experts say Malaysia Airlines can rebound from its two "black swan" events.

Tache tattoo travel trophy

Tache tattoo

It's not the best thing to have on my finger but it's a reminder of the best 10 months of my life.

Trump hotel to be the best

Trump hotel

Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office building, a historic structure in downtown Washington.

Should you be scared to fly?

Grant Amos

In the wake of the two Malaysia Airlines flights gone awry, nervous flyers' knuckles are whiter than ever.

Jaws tourism on the rise

Cape Cpd

Despite its reputation as a predator, the great white shark brings in the tourists.

Video: Lost in Indonesia

Nhi Dang

Sometimes we need a gentle reminder to appreciate the world around us.

Melbourne's top 10

Les Mis Melbourne

Melbourne offers plenty for lovers of popular and more classical culture this winter.

Why do travellers go crazy?

Crazy travel

People go crazy when they travel. It's what's so great and at once so bad about the whole experience.

Nothing as it seems

The Library, Singapore

When in the island city state remember not to judge a book by its cover.

Calling all adrenalin junkies

Six flags ride

2015 is shaping up as a good year for ride enthusiasts and theme park fans travelling in the US.

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