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Goldfields

White Rabbit cottages, Clunes.

Victoria

Weekend Away: White Rabbit Cottage, Clunes

Marie McNamara Marie McNamara finds comfort and quality at White Rabbit Cottage in Clunes.

Weekends Away

Weekend Away: Empyre Boutique Hotel, Castlemaine

Steve Colquhoun Steve Colquhoun finds that there's gold of a different type to be found by weekend explorers at Castlemaine.

Victoria

Weekend Away: Echuca

Echuca CocknBull

Andrew Stephens crosses the border to a tranquil pocket of colonial history and riparian R&R.

Australia

Twenty reasons to visit Bendigo

SHD TRAVEL august 4 20 reasons bendigo. Bendigo, Goldfields. Photo credit: Tourism Victoria/Peter Dunphy

Lee Atkinson Bendigo's history as a gold rush boom town provides it with a rich architectural and cultural heritage.

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Photo galleries

Face lift for Kryal Castle

Knights joust at Kryal Castle which is being reopened as a medievel tourism center.
28th February 2013.
Photo by Jason South

Kryal Castle, outside Ballarat, was built in the 1970s. Built as a mediaeval-style tourist attraction, it has been through various incarnations - including as a venue for rave parties.

Victoria's best boutique hotels

Chateau Yering. Chateau Yering is the only Victorian property to be a member of the prestigious Relais et Chateaux group. There's a residential spa, billiards room, indoor spa pool, tennis court and even fly fishing on the lake.

Check in and get comfortable at some of the best boutique hotels in country Victoria.

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Travel News

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

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | 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 16 Apr | 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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