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Beach Great Outdoors Holidays

A wonder of the world ... the Great Barrier Reef.

Queensland

Back into the blue

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

Hawaii

Aloha low-down

Beautiful Waimea Bay on Oahu's North Shore, Hawaii

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

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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Travel News

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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