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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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Special features

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

Taiwan's first budget airline to launch maiden flight

Tiger Airways Tigerair

1:20pm | Taiwan's first budget airline Tigerair Taiwan will make its maiden flight later this month, signalling a new era for one of Asia's most popular tourist destination.

Food, wine, women: 15 reasons why France is so popular

JOLYON ATTWOOLL 10:59am | France was confirmed as the most visited country in the world this month – and by a huge margin. But why?

Tony Abbott, Barack Obama: Western leaders 'banned' from Russian airport's duty-free shop

OLIVER SMITH 9:42am | Tony Abbott and six other western leaders have been banned from a Russian airport duty-free shop.

North Korea tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists

9:19am | North Korea is ensuring once tourists leave the country, their SIM card doesn't fall into local hands.

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