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Drives

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: Do I need an international driving permit?

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The Tripologist You Australian licence might not pass muster if you are stopped by the local police.

NSW

To Bourke and back

Belah Shearers Quarters

Guy Wilkinson discovers the true-blue outback is closer than you think on a 4WD adventure from Sydney to Gundabooka National Park.

Mama Holiday

BR3AT4 RV on Scenic Byway 12 near Bryce Canyon National Park Utah ***low res*** SHD TRAVEL September 1 Mama Holiday column The Griswolds Family Vacation  ALAMY BR3AT4

TRACEY SPICER We're seated in the formal dining room, as "The Lady" holds court. Her diamonds dance in the light of the flickering fireplace, where three shih-tzus snuggle up.

Tajikistan

A rallying cry

Tajikistan

Tajikistan's poverty is numbing, its roads rotten, the vistas stunning and its people heartbreakingly hospitable, writes Jamie Lafferty.

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Photo galleries

World's greatest day drives

A car crossing the bridge (Vallone di Furore) on the Amalfi Coast.

Hug the corners on some of the world's most memorable drives

World's greatest drives

Bixby Bridge in Big Sur, California.

The highway is a grand canvas, a drive-in screen for our own epics, especially on these five great excursions.

Travellers Tips

Travel Insider

Of course you get your bond back - when we're ready

Campervan holiday on the Great Ocean Road.

Jane E Fraser Hotels and hire companies will ask for a bond from your credit card - but why do they take so long to give the money back?

Tripologist

Tripologist: Best way to do a California road trip

California, Pacific Coast Highway Sign Near Big Sur.

Tripologist I was wondering how I can best do a road trip up the California coast?

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Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 12:05pm | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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