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Australian Capital Territory

ACT

Hotel Hotel, Canberra: When bland takes a holiday

hotel hotel

Cold climate luxury is given a creative twist in this hotel with a difference, writes Sally Paterson.

Canberra

Weekend Away: QT Canberra

QT Canberra.

Veronique Mandray Veronique Mandray checks out the new, sleek, designer QT Canberra.

ACT

Weekend Away: East Hotel, Canberra

East hotel, Canberra

Sarah Maguire The East Hotel is emblematic of an emerging Canberra, writes Sarah Maguire.

Australia

Big day out

Rachel Browne A quick trip out-of-town delivers a holiday feeling without having to pack your bags, writes Rachel Browne.

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Special features

Australia

Places in the heart: Judy Horacek

A a riot of blossoms and bulbs ... Canberra in spring.

The ACT is a sensual gift of seasonal rhythms, and Canberra a fine host of vital national treasures, says cartoonist, artist and author Judy Horacek.

ACT

Fun comes with the territory

Canberra

Julietta Jameson uncovers entertainment from AFL matches to international acts.

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Photo galleries

The New York Times' highlights of Canberra

Canberra

Canberra has made a powerful friend in The New York Times which has refused to buy into the practice of Canberra bashing so popular with our interstate cousins and fly-ins.

Photos

The hottest bars in the coolest neighbourhoods

Limes Hotel roof bar.

Around Australia's cities, take a look at the hottest bars to enjoy a drink in the coolest neighbourhoods.

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Travellers Tips

World

Culture on every corner

Art start ... Venice Biennale.

We've trawled the globe to find this year's 10 most compelling cultural events.

Air travel

Screaming kids on planes: are parents really to blame?

Screaming child on flight

Erice Challis Flying hell might be other people's children, but is it the parents' fault?

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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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