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Drives in Queensland

A family panning in the river at Rubyvale.

Australia

Queensland road trip: Get your kicks on the other Route 66

Andrew Bain Andrew Bain takes the highway running along the Tropic of Capricorn in central Queensland and finds plenty of surprises along the way.

Kitchen sink inclusive

Motorhome at Alum Mountain caravan park, Bulahdelah.

Nervous breakdown territory, or bonding time? Rachel Browne takes a punt on a motorhome.

NSW

Alternative therapy

Green outlook ... the view from Pinnacle Lookout, Border Ranges National Park.

Debbie Neilson-Hunter sets off on the Rainforest Way - seven touring routes that link NSW and Queensland.

Simpson Desert

Dune riders

Sand swell ... the Simpson Desert has the longest network of parallel sand dunes in the world.

Ainslie MacGibbon sets out with bravado and a shovel on a slow desert crossing.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Diversionary tactics on the long ride north

Tripologist We plan to drive from Sydney to the Gold Coast in mid-December with our two children. Can you suggest some good stopping points along the way?

Map of Queensland

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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