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Tropical North Queensland

Appalachian Trail at the Bald Mountain Ridge.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Bill Bryson

Paul Ewart We went as a family to Palm Cove in Queensland and it was just the most perfect place.

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: online safety on holidays

children's swimming classes

Tracey Spicer 'Mum, I've made friends with the Man of Death!' my nine-year-old is excited to tell me.

Queensland

Artist's Beach House, Port Douglas: The art of tropical living

Sheriden Rhodes pic Mossman River  Daintree

Sheriden Rhodes Sheriden Rhodes finds a colourful and comfortable place to enjoy life like the locals do in Port Douglas.

Queensland

Welcome to Queensland's Sexchange Hotel

Sexchange Hotel souvenirs have become prized items among tourists.

Cleo Fraser When a group of drunk plumbers put an "S" on a sign, they put a pub on the map.

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Special features

Australia

Luxury location, bargain price: our most spectacular holiday locations for a pittance

Spectacular locations

Ute Junker Some of the most spectacular holiday spots in Australia can be experienced in luxury ... or for peanuts.

Queensland

The beautiful home of Australia's most atrocious wine

Kuranda

Megan Levy Megan Levy needs to relax with a glass of red after a busy trip to the tropical north, even if the wine is "Australia's most atrocious".

Photo galleries

Splurge or save at Australia's most spectacular spots

Spectacular locations

Some of Australia's most incredible holiday destinations can be experienced in top-shelf, expensive luxury ... or you can do them on the cheap for a pittance.

Travellers Tips

Australia

Elsewhere, all to yourself

Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia

The usual haunts may be booked solid but bargains await in places that go quiet in summer, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

Q&A

Your questions

Where can we go to spoil overselves on a group week away, within five hours' flight of Sydney?

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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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