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Beach Great Outdoors Holidays

Waimea Bay on Oahu's North Shore Island.

Hawaii

Aloha low-down

After a 25-year absence, Katrina Lobley gets to know the lei of the land all over again for this beginner's guide to a Pacific idyll that's become a true favourite for Australian travellers.

Queensland

Back into the blue

Aerial view of Great Barrier Reef, Cairns.

Jane E. Fraser takes a trip to the tropics and falls in love all over again.

Queensland

Crocs and awe

Golden Beach, Caloundra, Queensland.

Bindi Irwin stars in a cast of attractions on a family trip to Caloundra, writes Debbie Neilson-Hunter.

Pacific

Lessons in kava etiquette

Preparing coconuts on the Lau Islands.

On the remote Lau Islands, Kevin Rushby dons his Sunday-best sarong and learns the art of ceremonial clapping.

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The best beach in the world

Best beach in the world Rabbit Beach Sicily

Rabbit Beach in Sicily, Italy, has been named the best beach in the world by travel website TripAdvisor, based on reviews and rankings from millions of users.

Five unforgettable beaches

Travel author Lee Atkinson has seen a lot of beautiful beaches. Here are five she'll never forget.

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I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

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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.

Manila 'world's worst airport': Philippine President Benigno Aquino apologises

18 Apr | Air conditioning failures proves why this South-East Asia airport is named the world's worst by online travel guide.

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