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Budget Food & Wine Holidays

Three cheers for Oktoberfest.

A mug's game

The ultimate Oktoberfest guide

Adrian Bridge Munich's Oktoberfest is turning 200. Adrian Bridge offers a visitor's guide to raising a glass.

Peru

High altitude, low prices

A street in San Blas.

Steve McKenna finds a budget-friendly place to enjoy grilled alpaca.

USA

The canny traveller: Chinese in San Fran

Ben Hall veers off the tourist drag to find San Francisco's best dim sum at a fraction of the price.

Thailand

Kerb your appetite

Kate Armstrong finds Bangkok's bustling eat streets are short on decor, long on flavours.

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Switzerland

The ultimate literary lunch

David Whitley saves a pretty penny as he enjoys eating his words at an innovative Geneva cafe.

Argentina

Stuff it, go the whole hog

Steve McKenna loosens his belt for an all-you-can-eat extravaganza in Argentina's wine country.

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Travel News

Avalon Airport axes ad over criticism it made light of domestic violence

The advertisement as seen on Avalon Airport's Facebook page.

5:29pm | Victoria's Avalon Airport has been forced to ditch its new advertising campaign after being accused of making light of domestic violence.

UK tourist recounts 'hellish' time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

10:09am | A 37-year-old British nurse has recounted her "hellish" experience in Sri Lanka after she was arrested and sent to a deportation centre for sporting a Buddha tattoo deemed offensive by authorities.

Stowaway reportedly eyed Africa

9:05am | As relatives make themselves scarce after a 15-year-old Santa Clara boy survived a flight from San Jose to Maui in a jetliner's wheel well over the weekend, Hawaiian media have reported the boy may have been trying to get to his mother in Africa.

Hang onto your seat: it's gondola be an after-dark ride to thrill

JASON DOWLING | First we had the illuminated Melbourne Star wheel for a spin after dark - next may be a midnight ride to Arthurs Seat on new multimillion-dollar gondola.

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