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Cruises

The Queen Mary 2 at Webb Dock.

Melbourne

Luxury cruise liner Queen Mary 2 forced to berth at industrial dock

Robert Upe If you think parking problems are bad on Melbourne’s streets, wait until you get on to Port Phillip Bay.

Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland: Shore Excursion

Coral Princess II at Pelorus Island.

Jane E Fraser Sydneysiders Don and Sue Burnett visit a near-deserted island in northern Australia.

Cruising

Shore excursion

On their sixth family cruise, Alex and Shauna Haxton, of Port Stephens, get up close and personal with dolphins.

Cruising

The Cruise Director

Sally Macmillan Taking a cruise with the whole family - mum, dad, kids, grandparents - is becoming increasingly popular.

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Photo galleries

Ultimate luxury: floating island

WHY yacht floating island.

New yacht design for a 'floating island' takes luxury on the seas to a new level.

On board the world's most beautiful ship

Crystal Stairs, MSC Splendida cruise ship. Image supplied. SHD TRAVEL OCT 4 CRUISING.

Is the MSC Splendida the most beautiful cruise ship ever built?

Travellers Tips

Tips

Dollar floats a new trend

Value ... the Seabourn Spirit cruises the Mediterranean.

Luxury cruising is now more affordable for Australians, writes Ben Hall.

The Canny Traveller

Cruising the Nile on the cheap

Exploring the Nile in downtown Cairo comes with volume control, writes Belinda Jackson.

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Map of Australia

Travel News

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have no-strings-attached sexual encounters.

20 Aug | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

Sultan of Brunei bids for New York's Plaza Hotel

19 Aug | Brunei's latest hotel bid follows celebrities, including Richard Branson and Anna Wintour, who have called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by the sultan, including the Dorchester in London.

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