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Ski & Winter in New South Wales

Mama Holiday: Snow holidays with kids

Tracey Spicer You've seen the advertisements: A picture-perfect family, dressed in designer ski gear.

NSW

Weekend Away: Perisher

Perisher, Salzburg

Daniel Fallon Daniel Fallon finds a comfortable spot to recover while enjoying Perisher.

Australia

It's no skis, please

Vodka bar with 70 vodkas, Astra bar at Astra Lodge, Falls Creek. Photograph supplied. SHD TRAVEL JULY 8 APRES SKI

Rachael Oakes Ashe explains how to have a snow holiday without skiing.

Holiday ideas

The big chill: embrace or escape

Skier in bikini

From sun-filled sojourns to log fire retreats, Belinda Jackson reveals the hottest last-minute winter holidays.

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Ski season opens

Christine Bios, of East Bentleigh, gets a taste of the first snow ball thrown at the start of the ski season at Falls Creek.

Sub-zero temperatures brought snow to the resorts for the opening of ski season 2009, though not enough for skiing.

Travellers Tips

Snow

Tweet it from the mountains

Real-time reports, high-tech lift passes and smart ways to clock your speed: technology has officially arrived, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

Ski season

You checked the battery, right?

Car troubles ... windscreen wipers can freeze to the glass if not left extended.

Arrive in the snow safely with these simple tips, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

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Travel News

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have no-strings-attached sexual encounters.

9:06am | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

Sultan of Brunei bids for New York's Plaza Hotel

19 Aug | Brunei's latest hotel bid follows celebrities, including Richard Branson and Anna Wintour, who have called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by the sultan, including the Dorchester in London.

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