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Active in New South Wales

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Global

Extreme: the kooky new holiday activities that will blow your mind

David Whitley Holiday ideas that are putting new spins on destinations around the world, writes David Whitley.

NSW

Sydney Harbour Bridge climb: Why this is Sydney's number one must-do

Climbers cheer as they reach the summit at dawn.

Daniel Scott Everyone else I know has done it and now it's time for me to give it a try.

NSW

Loop-the-loop hoots in the Hunter Valley

Cessnock

Mal Davies The generally held notion of a "back-seat driver" is rapidly taking on a whole new meaning for me.

Driving holiday

Jack's Point golf course near Queenstown, New Zealand.

Craig Tansley looks at the best golf courses you can play this summer in Australia and New Zealand.

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Photo galleries

World's top 10 most thrilling experiences

6. RUNNING WITH THE BULLS, PAMPLONA, SPAIN. Ever since Ernest Hemingway popularized the event, running with the bulls through the narrow streets of Pamplona has come to symbolize some kind of macho pinnacle. Bull runs start at 8am every day from 7 to 14 July.

Take a deep breath, get strapped in and feel the buzz in these heart-pounding experiences, as named by Lonely Planet.

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.

Traveller's tips

We're definitely a weird mob

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David Astle The perils of travel writing go beyond three-legged chickens, as David Astle discovered.

Map of New South Wales

Travel News

Don't be fooled: 40 tourist scams to watch out for

Parisians and tourists enjoy a drink at a cafe on the Champs Elysees avenue.

SOO KIM 11:04am | Taxi drivers, hotel workers and overfriendly locals are among those capable of tricking unsuspecting tourists.

Queen's Guard plays Game of Thrones theme song

9:22am | A video of the Queen's Guard performing the Game of Thrones tune has been posted to YouTube.

Guests to 'pay what you want' at Paris hotels

8:59am | Five Paris hotels are allowing guests to pay whatever they want, based on their impressions of the hotel, the room and the service.

Airbnb host's horror as squatter takes over

21 Jul | Cory Tschogl says she has an Airbnb squatter - a guest who rented her Palm Springs, California vacation condominium, then stopped paying rent, refused to leave and threatened her with legal action.

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