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Tue 11 Sep 2018

VIDEO: Explosions from Mexico volcano captured

VIDEO: Explosions from Mexico volcano captured

A total of eight explosions were reported.

Mum fighting for life in Bali denied insurance

Mum fighting for life in Bali denied insurance

A KIWI mum gravely ill in a Denpasar hospital has to pay $67,000 in medical costs after her insurer said it wouldn’t help.

Couple’s disturbing Airbnb discovery

Couple’s disturbing Airbnb discovery

A HORRIFIED couple made a chilling discovery when they took a close look at the clock in their Airbnb apartment.

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

If there’s one thing that bugs plane passengers everywhere, it’s unexpected charges at the airport. Here are five tips to make sure you don’t get stung.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Qantas praised for ‘calming’ flight drama

Qantas praised for ‘calming’ flight drama

PASSENGERS of a Qantas non-stop flight from Perth to London have praised a pilot’s decision to turn around just two hours into the 17-hour journey.

Most unlikely town for Drag party

Most unlikely town for Drag party

A MINING town is now known for sequins and lippy. It’s the million dollar festival that’s transformed an outback community.

Brolly good show at the British Museum

Brolly good show at the British Museum

With free entry and astounding exhibits, the British Museum is a must-do when in London. Just keep a weather eye on when you go.

Teen’s terrifying warning about ‘death island’

Teen’s terrifying warning about ‘death island’

IT looks like paradise. But a backpacker who was allegedly drugged, raped and robbed has warned fellow tourists to stay clear.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

World’s most iconic sites slammed

World’s most iconic sites slammed

A TRAVEL site has unleashed on the world’s most visited locations and instead of encouraging us to visit, it says we should stay away.

Scammers hijack famous travel spot's name to catch Aussies

Scammers hijack famous travel spot's name to catch Aussies

SCAMMERS have again hijacked the name of a Whitsunday tourist destination to trick people into handing over their details ahead of a slated reopening next year.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

More flights struck by mystery illness

More flights struck by mystery illness

DAYS after an Emirates plane landed with 100 people ill, two more flights have just landed in the US with sick passengers on board.

Facebook post saves tourists after Bali crash

Facebook post saves tourists after Bali crash

TWO tourists were badly injured, stranded and in serious trouble in Bali. This is the Facebook update that saved their lives.

Visa scams hitting Aussies heading to the USA

Visa scams hitting Aussies heading to the USA

Some Queensland travellers are being duped before their holiday even begins by unauthorised websites selling visa waivers.

Mum, son fighting for life after giraffe attack

Mum, son fighting for life after giraffe attack

A BRITISH man has chased away a giraffe on a South African game reserve after the animal trampled on his wife and young son, leaving them critically ill.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

End for sneaky luggage trick

End for sneaky luggage trick

Overpackers, beware. There’s a new crackdown on luggage at Australia’s airports and you won’t be able to avoid it when you next check-in.

Doctor calls out airline for calling her ‘miss’

Doctor calls out airline for calling her ‘miss’

AN AUSSIE doctor has sparked a Twitter feud after a Qantas staffer referred to her as “Miss”, rather than “Doctor”. She says women face this “sexism” every day.

100 sick, Emirates flight struck by illness

100 sick, Emirates flight struck by illness

EMIRATES has confirmed that a number of its passengers arriving in New York from Dubai have reported feeling “seriously ill” with coughing and fevers.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Wall St couple’s controversial ‘rich’ hacks

Wall St couple’s controversial ‘rich’ hacks

THEY spent a year raking in the cash in high-flying jobs. Now they are laughing all the way to the bank — and around the world. This is their secret.

Backpackers deflated after Island adventure falls flat

Backpackers deflated after Island adventure falls flat

IN A plot twist that could rival The Titanic, four backpackers were left stranded on Gloucester Island after their blow-up mattress sprung a leak.

Travel company’s ‘insult’ to grieving widow

Travel company’s ‘insult’ to grieving widow

WEEKS before a family holiday, Katie’s husband suddenly died. But the travel company’s response to the tragedy added insult to her pain.

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