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Weekends Away Holidays in Tasmania

Vibrant display: The Henry Jones Art Hotel in Hobart has more than 300 artworks on show.

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Weekend Away: The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania

Craig Platt Craig Platt samples the gentle art of a Hobart break.

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Weekend Away: Villa Howden, Tasmania

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Anthony Dennis Anthony Dennis finds a touch of provincial France at Villa Howden near Hobart.

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Enchanted wood

Bald Hills B&B.

Hilda Quiroga discovers quirky and luxe touches in an eco-friendly house.

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Who you gonna call? Not me

Saffire

Megan Levy Technology-addict Megan Levy gets used to an electronics-free trip away with surprisingly little trouble.

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Australia's top 10 best beach houses

Ron Roozen house, Margaret River, WA

We've scoured the coastline to find Australia's best beach houses.

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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.

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No nudes is bad news for Germany's nudists

Germans will still happily get naked while holidaying in France and Spain, but nudist clubs in their home country are in decline.

5:45pm | Germans still love to bask naked on holidays, but at home the nudist scene is facing a decline.

Australia's greatest ever meal? Top chefs face tourism challenge

CRAIG PLATT 3:09pm | It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

Chinese tourism company sues over Transformers: Age of Extinction

9:43am | A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.

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