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Family Drives Holidays

The RV holiday is growing in popularity, especially for bigger families.

Mama Holiday

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.

Australia

Oh! What a turn off

Road near Gundagai, NSW.

On the Hume Highway, Richard Tulloch finds the diversions matter more than the final destination.

Kitchen sink inclusive

Motorhome at Alum Mountain caravan park, Bulahdelah.

Nervous breakdown territory, or bonding time? Rachel Browne takes a punt on a motorhome.

Victoria

A caravan adventure

Illustration: Robin Cowcher

Plagued with doubts, first-time caravanner David Reyne buckles up and hits the highway.

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Tripologist

Diversionary tactics on the long ride north

Tripologist We plan to drive from Sydney to the Gold Coast in mid-December with our two children. Can you suggest some good stopping points along the way?

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Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

IKEA Tempe

ANNIE DANG 3:33pm | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

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

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.

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