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Why would people do this in the nude?

This nude Instagram page has attracted over 58,000 followers, but the owner says there’s nothing sexual about the photos submitted – it’s all in good fun. Happy Nude Hiking Day. Picture: Instagram COLORADO’S prudent Parks and Wildlife department has already warned residents against celebrating Nude Hiking Day, but that hasn’t …

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Tropical island holiday with a difference

On the Italian island of Linosa, you can enjoy a tropical holiday while saving an endangered species. Picture: Claudio Palmisano WE’VE all done babysitting, dog-sitting, cat-sitting. But what about sea turtle-sitting? Imagine floating in crystal-clear waters inside an extinct volcano in the company of loggerhead turtles that you’ve just released …

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Iceland not what you think it is

Come for the scenery, be surprised by everything else. Picture: Raffaella Ciccarelli. IN Iceland, the first thing that hits you upon stepping off the plane is the cold. The second is the wind. I’m not going to sugar coat it, the place is COLD. The type of cold that when …

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One night can set you back a home deposit

Miranda Kerr married Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel in a small but lavish ceremony at Spiegel’s Los Angeles home. Inside the $60,000 a night honeymoon getaway of Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel. Picture: Supplied AUSTRALIAN supermodel Miranda Kerr and billionaire husband Evan Spiegel may have tied the knot in an understated …

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How this guy flew first-class for just $100

The biggest travel bargains this summer are abroad, but if you’re planning on taking advantage of the strong dollar and discounted air fares, there are some things you need to know. WSJ’s Tanya Rivero and Scott McCartney break down the most important travel changes of which you should be aware. …

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What goes on at a silent retreat

In a world of constant distractions and buzzing notifications, sometimes a technology filled lifestyle needs to be put on snooze. That’s exactly what a silent retreat is for, all you have to do is show up – and shut up… No need to worry about noisy neighbours. Picture: Julia D’Orazio …

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These pictures are just cruel

Scuba instructor Ashley Roberts had a incredible encounter with a swarm of sharks while on a diving trip to Fiji’s Beqa Lagoon. Local dive guides counted at least 40 bull, 12 grey reef, 15 white tip and 20 black tip sharks during Roberts’ dive in the crystal clear waters of …

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How to get business class cheap

For fliers who don’t want to spend on a first or business class ticket but ache for that extra leg room, there’s a new hybrid seat: premium economy. Middle Seat columnist Scott McCartney explains on Lunch Break. Photo: VideoBlocks. Stewardess handing champagne to man IMAGINE walking off a plane feeling …

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Secret spots only flight attendants know

The best tips and tricks to get the most from your travel experience. Airline staff have some of the best travel secrets. EVER wondered where international pilots and cabin crew go to eat, drink and play after they’ve delivered you safely to your destination? Airline staff are bursting with hidden …

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Europe’s best-kept secret

The past few years have seen the rise of the “wander women”, otherwise known as the solo female traveller. Here are some quick tips for female travellers around the world. Do yourself a favour an add a stop in Slovenia on your European holiday. Picture: Kirrily Schwarz Source: Supplied IT’S …

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