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Weekends Away Holidays

A warm place to chill: The Lyall Hotel and Spa in South Yarra.

Victoria

Southern comforts

Katrina Lobley enjoys an easy going weekend of sheer indulgence at this South Yarra spa.

Victoria

From ponies to pinots

Tucks Ridge Vineyard

Guy Wilkinson saddles up for a look at the Mornington Peninsula on offbeat tours.

NSW

Winter of content

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Cranky with the weather at home, Ashleigh Bonner heads south to find a place that can satisfy a foodie and skiier's desires.

NSW

Sheer fun with dad and mum

Sarah Whyte Well-stocked with undies - and some very nice red wine - Sarah Whyte finds a break with the folks is not too taxing at all.

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ACT

Zesty flavours, sleek spaces

Authentic ... Italian & Sons delivers in cool surrounds.

At every level of dining, there are delights to discover, writes Julietta Jameson.

ACT

Retro treats in store

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Whether vintage, handmade or CBD smart, all tastes are covered, writes Julietta Jameson.

Travellers Tips

Insider

The modern holiday: go now, go hard, go home

Short Breaks illustration by Michael Mucci. SHD TRAVEL MAY 9.

Jane E. Fraser If you think big experiences must come with big vacations, think again. A growing range of getaways shows that short breaks can be long on adventure.

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Travel News

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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