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Western Wilderness

Variety: at taste of culture at the Sofitel resort in Fiji.

Quick trips

Make it snappy

The quick getaway is travel’s equivalent of the energy bar. It’s bite-sized, it restores, relaxes, revitalises and sends you back home with clear eyes and an improved heartbeat.

Tasmania

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Peppers Cradle Mountain

Nina Karnikowski Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge lies just 100 metres from the edge of the national park.

Tasmania

Winter wander land

Rainforest at Fergusson Falls.

Andrew Bain walks in splendid frosted landscapes on Tasmania's Overland Track.

Tasmania

Mud, sweat and cheers

High road ... hikers climb Cradle Mountain.

Louise Southerden salutes Tasmania's classic Overland Track, on a six-day guided walk in World Heritage-listed wilderness.

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Photo galleries

Australia's top 10 hotel spas

Hotel spas

In this era of jet lag, back-to-back meetings and 24-hour technology, the hotel spa has never been more important to the global business traveller. Here are top of the best.

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Travel News

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 2:29pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 4:01am | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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