The Indonesian government has decided that Komodo National Park’s reptilian residents face no threat of decline, so the destination will not be closing. Photo: Shutterstock
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Komodo National Park is staying open, but at US$1,000 to visit its dragons, will anyone go?

  • After months of uncertainty, the Indonesian government has announced that the popular destination will not be closing to tourists
  • Instead, the number of visitors will be limited and a two-tier ‘membership’ scheme will be implemented

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The Indonesian government has decided that Komodo National Park’s reptilian residents face no threat of decline, so the destination will not be closing. Photo: Shutterstock
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Being seated close to babies on planes can make sleep hard to come by. Photo: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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How to avoid babies on planes – Japan Airlines shows passengers where infants will be sitting

  • Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer seating plans that allow fliers to see where young children are sitting
  • There are other ways to ensure a smooth flight, like knowing where to position yourself to avoid turbulence

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Being seated close to babies on planes can make sleep hard to come by. Photo: Shutterstock
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