Australia & Oceania

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Fancy a trip down memory lane? The Block Arcade in Melbourne, Australia, has lost none of the WOW factor, it had on its completion...

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Photography by Yuri Krasov The islands of Palau, all five hundred of them, big and small, oblong and round, belong to the largest archipelago in...

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Fifteen flashlights shone downward as we gingerly picked our way through the bush. At the appropriate signal, we extinguished our lights, and 15 expectant...

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Until just recently, adventure travelers the world over have only dreamed of someday leaving their footprint on our planet 's 7th continent. This was...

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"The taro plant is important to the Palauan people," explained Ann Singeo, our guide, and owner of Sense of Wonder eco tours. " The...

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As early as the mid-1800s, Australian railroads hauled grain and ore to seaports and carried passengers between state capitals. But it wasn't until 1969...

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One summer 2000, after kayaking for a week in the outer islands of Tonga, I touched a whale. Tonga is an island nation in the...

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The Holland America Line voyage on the MS Volendam with Captain Peter Bos at the helm would take us—my adult daughter and me, to...

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Few places on earth can match the astonishing natural beauty of Palau. With a population of 20,000, it is a paradise with over 500...