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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

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have no-strings-attached sexual encounters.

20 Aug | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

Sultan of Brunei bids for New York's Plaza Hotel

19 Aug | Brunei's latest hotel bid follows celebrities, including Richard Branson and Anna Wintour, who have called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by the sultan, including the Dorchester in London.

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