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Australia

Vineyards in the Loire Valley, France.

The Backpacker

I'm a painful travel nerd, and that's OK

The Backpacker There's a fear for all travellers when you come home from an amazing experience.

Western Australia

Broome family holiday: kids in the Kimberley

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Broome offers the kind of holiday adventures children will never forget, writes Lynne Whiley.

Victoria

Falling for Falls Creek

Falls Creek

Rachael Oakes-Ash Rachael Oakes-Ash returns to the prettiest ski village in Australia.

Victoria

Mount Hotham skiing: On the slide - and loving it

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Kate Cox strikes it lucky weather-wise, enjoying superb conditions for a women-only ski program at Mount Hotham.

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Special features

Australia

Places in the heart: Pete Evans

Mates on a high ... being at Falls Creek taught Pete Evans life lessons.

Skiing at Victoria's Falls Creek was not just the most fun a kid could have; it also taught chef, restaurateur and TV presenter Pete Evans some critical life lessons.

Australia

Places in the heart: Brett Lee

Brett Lee

Cricket's Brett Lee finds his perfect destination in Western Australia's El Questro Wilderness Park.

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Photo galleries

Dog sledding in dinner plain

Dog sledding in Dinner Plain.

Dog sledding in dinner plain

Baw Baw's snow (and visitors) keep falling

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Ski lifts are expected to close despite bumper snow fall during the past week, and businesses are getting hot-headed over losing money.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Diversionary tactics on the long ride north

Tripologist We plan to drive from Sydney to the Gold Coast in mid-December with our two children. Can you suggest some good stopping points along the way?

Tips

Clearing the trails back to our national parks

Large parts of Kosciuszko National Park were previously off limits.

Jane E. Fraser New tours, accommodation and safari-style camping are part of the campaign to get more of us to explore the wilderness at our doorstep.

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Travel News

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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