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Blue Mountains

Bargains

Get going: trek to Tibet

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

Six of the best: Blue Mountains lodgings

Caroline Gladstone From romantic to cute and quirky, here's six picks to bed down in.

Quick trips

Make it snappy

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The quick getaway is travel’s equivalent of the energy bar. It’s bite-sized, it restores, relaxes, revitalises and sends you back home with clear eyes and an improved heartbeat.

NSW

Luxury without guilt: the best hotel in Australia reviewed

Wolgan Valley ... rated Australia's best hotel.

Lee Tulloch Lee Tulloch explores the hotel recently named Australia's best by TripAdvisor.

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Emirates' $125 million Australian luxury resort

Emirates Wolgan Valley resort

Emirates opens its new $125 million, six-star Wolgan Valley luxury resort and spa, the company's first project outside of Dubai.

Travellers Tips

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.

Q&A

Your questions

My partner and I did a New Zealand walk where you can stay in rustic huts? Is there anything similar in NSW?

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Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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