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Weekends Away Holidays

Calm waters ... pelicans on the Camden Haven River.

NSW

Guide at a glance: Camden Haven

Quiet and uncrowded, this peaceful seaside pocket is a favourite of water lovers, writes Lee Atkinson.

NSW

When girls go for broke

Talits

A trio of weddings is the excuse for a luxury hens' weekend when Nikki Marshall and the brides sample the best of vineyards.

NSW

Just quietly, a top cellar

The Settler's Cottage, Mayfield Vineyard Cottages

With locally grown wines paces from the back door, a night in this vineyard is a vintage idea, writes Peter Gearin.

Victoria

Southern comforts

lyall

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

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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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Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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