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Luxury Holidays in Victoria

Talabgaon Castle Heritage Resort, Jaipur, India.

Worldwide

How to bring the glamour of travel back

Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale.

Melbourne

Waxing lyrical

Crown Spa

Mal Chenu enjoys a gentleman's getaway at Melbourne's Crown Towers Hotel.

Australia

The feel good factor

Souther Ocean Lodge spa

Spa expert and author Michelle Bennett shares some of her favourite places to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy.

Hotels

High and mighty

Sydney Four Seasons view

Mal Chenu in Sydney and Kay O'Sullivan in Melbourne find top-floor opulence in hotel suites with a difference.

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Luxury

Height of luxury: Australia's top five hotel suites

Sydney Suite, Park Hyatt.

Ute Junker Huge rooms, unsurpassed views, private butlers, even a $9000 toilet - Ute Junker takes a look what Australia's most exclusive hotel suites have to offer.

Photo galleries

Crown's luxury villas: $27,500 a night

Melbourne's Crown Towers Presidential Villas will be overhauled and its private gaming salons expanded.

World's best spots for afternoon tea

Windsor Hotel afternoon tea.

Some of the world's historic grand hotels are renowned for their afternoon teas. Patricia Maunder nominates the best.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Spa tapas, please, with a side order of instant fix

Qualia spa

Jane E. Fraser The boom in spa treatments has us spoiled about being spoiled: we want to try the best pampering and cram it all into the shortest time possible.

Map of Victoria

Travel News

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

Neil Perry.

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.

Ukraine strife to result in higher airfares for travellers

9:38am | The extra cost from rerouting hundreds of airliners around Ukrainian airspace is set to translate into higher ticket prices for passengers.

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