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Places in the heart: Catriona Rowntree

Pure gold ? Catriona Rowntree with her children.

As the youngest of four children, TV presenter Catriona Rowntree has fond memories of driving holidays to the Gold Coast — except for the car sickness, of course.

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Schoolies in Surfers Paradise, 2013

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Schoolies having fun in Surfers Paradise. Photography by Sahlan Hayes. Selected images available from www.fairfaxsyndication.com

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Palazzo Versace

The Gold Coast's Palazzo Versace has gone on the market with an asking price of $80 million.

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Flight test: Jetstar A320 economy class

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Flight Test The budget airline has its own dedicated lounge on the Gold Coast, but how does it stack up?

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Hayman Island.

The carefree days of summer are coming - Lee Atkinson compiles a wish-list of some of the country's best new adventures.

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Travel News

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

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 12:05pm | 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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