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Victoria

Joggers hit the road on a chilly and foggy Melbourne morning.

Flight-delay mayhem as Melbourne Airport beset by fog

Timna Jacks The sun finally broke through after a morning of mayhem at Tullamarine Airport, as thousands of passengers had their flights delayed, diverted and cancelled due to Melbourne’s unseasonable fog.

Global

Dream merchants: The future of hotels has arrived

The Fogo Island Inn, Canada.

Lance Richardson In the 21st century, 'hospitality' is taking on new colours, writes Lance Richardson.

Victoria

Alto on Bourke, Melbourne hotel review: Neutral territory

Alto Hotel on Bourke street

Belinda Jackson One of the city's boutique hotels is staking its claim as one of Australia's greenest hotels, writes Belinda Jackson.

Australia

Country holidays: Old MacDonald had a farm stay

Tuppenny Farm, VIC

Sheriden Rhodes Australia offers a big range of country holidays where city families get get up close and grubby - or stylishly arms-length - with the nation's producer backbone, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

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Australia

Places in the heart: Tim Ross

Tim Ross at Inverloch with his wife, Michelle.

Gippsland boasts some of Victoria's finest seaside towns and is where comedian Tim "Rosso" Ross spent childhood holidays with family and, later, adult breaks with friends.

Australia

Places in the heart: Curtis Stone

Bay boy ? Curtis Stone in the surf.

Summer holidays at Apollo Bay on Victoria's Great Ocean Road gave celebrity chef Curtis Stone treasured family memories — and his first kiss.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Twenty-six top Australian holiday spots

Ben Groundwater, in honour of our national day, has pinpointed 26 persuasive reasons to choose a home grown holiday next time.

Photos

Virgin Australia's lounge in Melbourne Airport

Virgin Australia's latest lounge expansion in Melbourne features an espresso bar with 24 hour barista service, a stand-up wine bar, and a dedicated premium exit.

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Travellers Tips

The Backpacker

Sixteen things I've learnt about Melbourne

What's not to love about Melbourne?

The Backpacker I never knew that much about Melbourne. I’d spent a few weekends there in the past, been to a couple of sporting events, drunk in a few bars, but I’d never had the chance to really get to know the...

Travel tips

All the buzz on a budget

Phra Nang beach, Krabi. Thailand.

From Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Groundwater picks the new year's best affordable breaks.

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Travel News

Deep love: How to join the 'Mile-Low Club'

Lovers Deep Submarine

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 5:23pm | Sail the seas with your own private luxury submarine for just $318,000 per couple per night.

Virgin Australia axes Melbourne to Los Angeles services, announces daily flights to Brisbane

JAMIE FREED 1:15pm | Virgin Australia will increase flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles to a daily service and abandon its Melbourne-Los Angeles flights as rival United Airlines enters the latter route in October.

MH17, Elmo and Sophie Monk: What Qantas travellers are interested in

JAMIE FREED 12:28pm | Passengers can now watch news content on large screen at Qantas domestic business lounges and Qantas Club lounges in all capital cities.

Boeing introduces 'space bins' to increase cabin luggage space

11:08am | Boeing is introducing larger overhead lockers in its plane cabins to accommodate more hand luggage.

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