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Shopping

Korean Air's A380 features a duty free shop on board.

Travel Insider

Who buys duty free on board a plane? You do

Jane E Fraser When it comes to buying stuff on planes, there are two things we're most interested in.

Luxe Nomad

The three dangers of duty free

Duty free.

Lee Tulloch Another day, another airport, another few hours of wandering around in a daze before the plane boards. Another duty free shop to peruse.

Middle East

Middle East: Bazaar intrigue in a Middle Eastern market

Illustration: Michael Mucci

Brian Johnston Shopping is only one reason to visit a Middle Eastern market, writes Brian Johnston.

Switzerland

Watch shopping in Geneva: time is of the essence

Downtown Geneva

Brian Johnston Brian Johnston clocks into Geneva, birthplace of the world's luxury watch industry.

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Special features

Japan

Cool, bold and exclusive

Tokyo, Akihabara, two girls in Cosplay.

Shopping in Tokyo is not just retail therapy, it's a feast for the senses through displays of cutting-edge art and design, writes Misha Janette.

Queensland

Indie vibe is right on trend

Shopping

Belinda Jackson finds fashion and jewellery, heels and perfume, in the city's thriving design precincts.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Traveller Christmas gift guide 2013

earth as gift

Even if you can't afford a round-the-world air ticket this Christmas ($2476, escapetravel.com.au), a classic Louis Vuitton suitcase ($8750 for the Alzer, louisvuitton.com.

Travellers Tips

Shopping

Open and shut case

Sascha Griffin

Nina Karnikowski Trying to shut your suitcase should not end in tears, writes Nina Karnikowski.

Air travel

Grounded by liquid laws

Airport selection ... bargains abound but it pays to be up to speed on travel regulations.

Knowing when to buy is critical if you don't want your duty-free alcohol confiscated when boarding, writes Michael Gebicki.

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Travel News

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

Jetstar

12:31pm | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

9:47am | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

Croatia expels tourist for punching monk seal

9:06am | A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.

Peninsula Paris a game-changer on the luxury hotel scene

JULIETTA JAMESON | With more than $1 billion spent to open the doors of the brand new Peninsula Paris; it is perhaps the most anticipated opening in recent times.

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