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This Week in Travel: Leave it to Bieber

Justin Bieber is copping a lot of the blame for the closure of an Icelandic canyon. Plus, why you need to check your passports before you fly and more!

This Week in Travel: Good for the environment or a nightmare for germaphobes?

Hilton’s latest recycling problems could save the world or make you feel ill. Plus a new floating sculpture is coming to Hong Kong and more!

This Week in Travel: An Epic Parenting Fail

A parent forgets her child in an airport waiting lounge, Qantas’ CEO helps an aspiring airline entrepreneur and more!

Nyepi Day: Bali welcomes the New Year in silence

Nyepi, Bali’s Day of Silence, is rapidly approaching – here is what you need to know.

This Week in Travel: Get a Free Trump or Kim Haircut!

Whose hair would you choose – Kim’s or Trump’s? Plus, travel around the world for free and a French tourist agency wants to send you to Syria.

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This Week in Travel: It’s Underwater Wedding Week!

Seventeen couples are getting married underwater in Thailand! Plus the owner of the USB drive found in seal faeces has been located, a Brit cycles the worst of the Tour de France without a seat for charity, how to make Lufthansa angry, and someone at Air New Zealand made a really big mistake.

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This Week in Travel: Get Paid to Cruise

Royal Caribbean is searching for a ‘Shore Explorer’, and the pay is pretty darn good! Plus an ultra-luxe cruise suite, a working USB thumb drive has been found in frozen leopard seal faeces, and Delta fails to make a love connection.

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This Week in Travel: The robot revolution stumbles

Or has it? Plus Hotel Bellora in Sweden is giving away free hotel stays (with a catch), Cathay Pacific wants us to live in their business class lounges and Tokyo is bribing commuters with soba noodles.

This Week in Travel – A Crazy Rich Asian Becomes an Urban Survivalist

Plus RIMOWA is in the iPhone case making business now, the first ever vegan hotel suite, and a tourist tax for Bali

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This Week in Travel – ‘Africa’ Forever

Plus, your dream gig living in Italy, the Turkish town that is getting a massive makeover, and saving the coral reefs!

Easyjet London Luton airport Christmas

Watch this plane get lit up with Christmas lights

They used HOW many light sequences for this?

Document your holiday memories with Sweet Escape

Whether it’s your pre-wedding photoshoot, babymoon or just a family day at the villa, getting professional photos taken is always a treat, and always worth the money.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Muraka underwater

The world’s first underwater suite is now open

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island opened the doors to its unique part-underwater villa, and it is an experience unlike any other.

Boracay Philippines

What you need to know about the new Boracay

You’ll need to sign an oath before visiting the Philippine island from now on.

You helped us get a seabin – and it’s doing great things

Our seabin sits at the Aberdeen Marina Club in Hong Kong and has been collecting over 150kg of rubbish a month!

Most powerful passports 2018

These are the most powerful passports in 2018

The Henley Passport Index ranks all the passports in the world, according to how many countries their holders can travel to, visa-free.

Jewel Changi Singapore

The new Jewel Changi solves 6 airport problems you never knew you had

These are the most #extra things Jewel Changi, Singapore’s upcoming airport attraction, will have when it opens in 2019.

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Police destroy Maldives sea sculpture that was deemed un-Islamic

Here are other amazing underwater sculptures by famed artist Jason deCaires Taylor that you can still visit.