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Viral fame turns quiet town into tourist hotspot

The Mona Lisa, The Great Wall of China, The Trevi Fountain; it seems some of the wonders of the world are being destroyed by hoards of tourists. What can we do to protect them? Swiss town of Lavertezzo overrun with tourists after video goes viral. Photo: Irene Grassi THIS quiet …

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UK border crackdown by 2019

Aussies with European passports would not have the right to live in the UK automatically once freedom of movement ends. Picture: Oli Scarff/Getty Images. FREEDOM of movement between the UK and European Union is expected to end by March 2019 when a new immigration system will be in place. UK …

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Surprise secret: Bali’s ‘other’ beaches

The shipwreck USAT Liberty is great for diving. Picture: Istock THERE’S more to Bali beach life than Kuta bars and traffic jams. Sample some of these quieter shores, a reminder that Bali can still be blissful. BALIAN Drive west from Seminyak for 90 minutes on the trunk road that heads …

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Cecil the lion’s son killed by hunter

Zimbabwean lion called “Cecil” was killed by American dentist and trophy hunter Walter Palmer in 2015. Picture: 2015. THE son of Cecil the Lion has been killed by trophy hunters just two years after his father suffered the same fate. Conservationists in Zimbabwe confirmed the son of Cecil, whose 2015 …

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Warning on future of famous island

The Mona Lisa, The Great Wall of China, The Trevi Fountain; it seems some of the wonders of the world are being destroyed by hoards of tourists. What can we do to protect them? Island of Capri could ‘explode’ under sheer weight of mass tourism. WE’VE all heard about the …

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Push to ban booze en route to party isles

Tourists in Magaluf still partying hard. Magaluf is a favourite holiday location, especially for Brits, with its sun, beach and clubs. Picture: David Ramos/Getty Images Magaluf party tourists AUTHORITIES in the Balearic Islands, home to the party resorts of Ibiza and Magaluf, have asked Spain and the European Union to …

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My ‘intense’ stay at a nude hotel

See what it’s like to experience the freedom of clothes-free cruising with Bare Necessities Tour & Travel. With 25 years of experience Bare Necessities provides the luxury of deciding what not to wear What it was like to stay at the Nude Hotel in Mexico. Photo: Danielle Ditzian “IT’S just …

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You can stay in Pablo Escobar’s old house

Here’s a sneak peak at the death of Pablo Escobar in Season Two of Netflix’s “Narcos.” ATTENTION, Narcos fans: you can now stay in one of Pablo Escobar’s personal houses, which has been turned into a 35-room luxury hotel. For over a decade the drug lord’s mansion in Tulum, Mexico …

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Huge problem with Instagram star’s photo

People are losing their minds over this pool in Switzerland after seeing travel blogger Loucos Por Viagem’s video People are calling this woman’s photo of New York City fake. Picture: Instagram/Amelia Liana IF YOU think this woman’s holiday snaps on Instagram look too good to be true, you may be …

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Aussie charged $40k for dinner

A napping passenger in transit from south to north Vietnam was awoken by a stinging pain in his right leg on June 10. When he looked down he found a hand yanking on his leg hairs. “I was on a plane from Hanoi to Saigon when I felt a stinging …

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