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Nothing’s gonna mess with these tourists’ holidays

Firefighters work to put out a fire in Biguglia, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, on July 24, 2017. Picture: AFP PHOTO / PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA People evacuated due to wild fires watch smoke rising from still raging fires in Bormes-les-Mimosas on July 26, 2017. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Andrea …

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Say goodbye to your passport

The government is considering a new plan that would see your personal information stored on a huge database which would allow you to travel passport-free If facial recognition technology is rolled out, you’ll be able to keep these safely packed away. NEW technology will be rolled out at Australian airports …

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Is this the world’s creepiest motel?

Hair in shower drains and questionable stains on bedsheets are usually the scariest things about hotels, but these hotels will have you screaming for a totally different reason. Sound effects: YouTube/BerlinAtmospheres & YouTube/Scary Sound Effects The Clown Motel in Nevada is the stuff of nightmares. Photo: TripAdvisor Traveller LEGEND has …

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Tourist dies after 30 metre cliff plunge

Glacier National Park in Montana. Picture: iStock OFFICIALS with Montana’s Glacier National Park say a visitor who was taking photographs of the scenery fell into a creek, was swept into a culvert and plunged off a steep cliff to his death. Park officials said in a statement Monday that 26-year-old …

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‘What on earth is happening?’: Passengers’ fury

Inside the QANTAS flight simulator Qantas passengers furious after being stranded in Dubai for almost two days. Picture: Nicole Garmston QANTAS passengers on their way to Sydney are furious after being stranded in Dubai for almost two days. Flight QF2 left London on schedule but was delayed in Dubai on …

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Honeymooners ‘put back on plane and sent home’

Here’s the steps you will need to go through if you are applying for a US visa online. Courtesy: YouTube/IIP State British couple Natasha Politakis, 29, and Ali Gul, 32, say they were detained at Los Angeles’ LAX airport because the groom is Muslim. Picture: SWNS/Mega A BRITISH newlywed couple …

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How is this a four-star B&B?

Frequent flyer and blogger Max Prosperi tweeted a video of a toothpaste-delivering robot he encountered while staying in a Miami hotel on June 24. The video shows a cylindrical robot standing before a man, presumably Prosperi, who removes toothpaste and a toothbrush from an opening on its top before following …

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Passengers take down ‘psychotic’ woman

A dragged-off passenger, intense social media backlash and competition from lower-cost airlines, WSJ’s Lee Hawkins explains United’s recent struggles. Photo: Jayse D. Anspach via Storyful A UNITED Airlines flight in the United States was forced to return to its departure city after a “disruptive customer” made a sprint for the …

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Surprising thing people do on flights

The first Virgin Australia flight has touched down in Hong Kong with Sir Richard Branson in attendance. BESIDES watching TV shows and movies, reading and sleeping, there’s not much you can do to while away the hours on a flight. But there’s a surprising new activity thousands of travellers have …

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Naked tourists in Thailand busted in beach romp

Watch the moment two drunk British tourists were frogmarched naked along a Pattaya beach and arrested – after being caught ‘having sex’ in the sea. Video: ViralPress THIS is the shocking moment two tourists were frogmarched naked along a Thai beach and arrested after being accused of having sex in …

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