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Active in Tasmania

Saddle up: cycling along the Danube with Persenbeug Castle in the background.

Cycling

Two-wheel wonders: The world's 12 best bike rides

Andrew Bain As cycling holidays become the first choice of travel for a growing number of us, there is no shortage of places to conquer, writes Andrew Bain.

Driving holiday

Jack's Point golf course near Queenstown, New Zealand.

Craig Tansley looks at the best golf courses you can play this summer in Australia and New Zealand.

Tasmania

Nature's little secrets

Pelion Plain

Andrew Bain veers off the beaten Overland Track to discover places and features regularly missed by walkers.

Tasmania

Hairpins and hubs

Alpine air ... the trail winds below Jacob's Ladder, south-east of Launceston.

Louise Southerden takes a long, fast and winding bike ride down Ben Lomond.

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Photo galleries

World's 10 greatest cycling routes

Upturned bike on beach, Cuba

The best places to explore by bicycle: Lonely Planet names the world's 10 best cycling routes.

Travellers Tips

Insider

The modern holiday: go now, go hard, go home

Short Breaks illustration by Michael Mucci. SHD TRAVEL MAY 9.

Jane E. Fraser If you think big experiences must come with big vacations, think again. A growing range of getaways shows that short breaks can be long on adventure.

Map of Tasmania

Travel News

Family fuming after wheelchair-using granny left in corner of Newark Airport for 11 hours

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12:25pm | A family is fuming mad after an airport worker parked a wheelchair-using grandmother in a departure lounge and an airline's "processing error" led her to be left there for up to 11 hours.

'Roofing': The best way to see Saint Petersburg

9:37am | Thrill-seekers believe the best way to see Russia's imperial capital is by hopping roof to roof.

Ryanair launches low-budget flexible business class tickets

8:56am | European budget carrier Ryanair is offering a new type of business-class ticket to woo more business travellers.

Etihad to fly A380 superjumbo with luxury 'Residence' on Sydney route

JAMIE FREED 9:47am | Etihad Airways will launch A380 services on the Sydney-Abu Dhabi route from June 1 next year, in a move that will boost its capacity to Australia.

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