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New South Wales

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: is eco-tourism an oxymoron?

Tracey Spicer To go on a holiday you have to travel on pollution-producing planes, trains, or automobiles.

Bargains

Get going: trek to Tibet

BELINDA JACKSON Make the trek to the hotel everyone is talking about, the new Shangri-La Lhasa.

Dangar Island

Weekend Away: The Dangar Island House in Dangar Island

Sally Webb Sally Webb finds design delights at The Dangar Island House.

Australia

Six of the best: Lighthouses in Australia

Brian Johnston Australia's best lighthouses offer wind-battered, glorious blue-and-white views.

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Special features

Australia

Best of Australia: 50 unforgettable adventures

Blue Mountains

Fifty of our greatest Australian adventures - wonderful in the true sense of the word.

Australia

Australia's top five secret beaches

Sawyers Bay, Flinders Island

From coast to coast and top to tip, Lee Atkinson names five great Aussie beaches that you're likely to have all to yourself.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: Australian lighthouses

Charm, seclusion and spectacular views define Australia's top lighthouse destinations.

Photos

Six of the best: wellness retreats

Bikini Boot Camp, Mexico, Tulum.

Looking to find a healthier and more balanced you? These top six retreats offer the perfect surrounding to relax and regenerate, writes Flip Byrnes.

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Travellers Tips

Travel Insider

Sorry, your holiday has been cancelled

Cancellation blues ... just because you've booked a tour doesn't mean it is actually going to happen.

Jane E Fraser So, what now? Try to reschedule your leave? Ask for your money back and make other plans?

Insider

There's room for big improvement

Inside out ... the Park Hyatt's Opera Room has neutral tones and harbour views.

Travel Insider The rising cost of hotel rooms could mean that only the well-heeled will be able to afford to stay in Australia's biggest city.

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Travel News

Manila 'world's worst airport': Philippine President Benigno Aquino apologises

Terminal 1, Manila International Airport

10:10am | Air conditioning failures proves why this South-East Asia airport is named the world's worst by online travel guide.

High hopes for Blue Mountains tourism as Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take in the view

DAISY DUMAS | As the Duke of Cambridge peered over a cliff edge at Narrow Neck lookout near Katoomba on Thursday afternoon, there was a reason for his wife's apparent nerves. Unlike accompanying media and the Mountain Youth Services abseiling team, neither the second in line to the throne, nor the duchess, had the comfort of a safety harness.

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

17 Apr | 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

17 Apr | Expert used by CNN for MH370 coverage sacked for 'shaming Canadians' with his dress sense.

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