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If you're travelling to the US in the next few days, you might see one of 2017's most spectacular events: the solar eclipse. Set to cast a lunar shadow across the Earth's surface and cover parts of the US in darkness on 21 August (US time), the eclipse will allow people to see illuminated stars and planets in the middle of the day.

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Couples looking for an Indiana Jones-esque adventure to add to their bucket list will be impressed by the latest offering from Byroads Travel. On a 15-day small-group tour, they will get the chance to see the famous Mayan-Toltec pyramid settlement of Chichen Itza, plus a range of ancient sites and natural wonders.

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National Geographic has announced the winners of its annual Travel Photographer of the Year contest and to say that they are impressive would be a massive understatement. From more than 15,000 entries, judges picked the winning photos in three cateogries: nature, cities and people. It's a big job that we certainly don't envy. Each one a fascinating snapshot of the world we live in, the judges' choices are sure to inspire some serious wanderlust. 

Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island

Luxury Fiji resort Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island has embraced the phrase 'when life gives you lemons, make lemonade' and has undergone a $16-million renovation, following 2016's Cyclone Winston. Transformed throughout, the resort has updated all of its guest rooms, suites and public areas, and has added new guest facilities, including a new cafe-style dining venue, miniature golf course and a Fijian cultural centre.

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No, these images aren't altered with some pastel filter. This is the remote Pacific island of Pingelap, in Micronesia, as seen through the eyes of its locals.


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