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Perth & Surrounds

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Australia

Country holidays: Old MacDonald had a farm stay

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.

Western Australia

Rendezvous Hotel Perth: Yes, you can forget your toothbrush

Scarborough's Rendezvous has undergone a $60 million transformation.

Candice Barnes It’s been 28 years since Alan Bond unveiled his beachside high-rise hotel, and it’s fair to say it’s seen its ups and downs.

Western Australia

Swanning it out west

swan valley

Perth's Swan Valley is a glorious getaway for foodies, families and fine wine lovers, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

WA

One out of the box

Don Tapa

Fleur Bainger contains herself by the seaside.

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Photo galleries

Photos

The hottest bars in the coolest neighbourhoods

Limes Hotel roof bar.

Around Australia's cities, take a look at the hottest bars to enjoy a drink in the coolest neighbourhoods.

Ten top Australian islands

Wilson Island

Australia - the world's biggest island - is surrounding by 8222 smaller ones. That's a lot of islands to choose from. Here are ten of the best.

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Travellers Tips

Australia

Hot and happening

Hayman Island.

The carefree days of summer are coming - Lee Atkinson compiles a wish-list of some of the country's best new adventures.

Flight review

Flight review: Qantas 747 jumbo domestic

Qantas 747 jumbo jet nose

Julietta Jameson Delays can't keep a jumbo down on its first domestic flight.

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Travel News

Don't be fooled: 40 tourist scams to watch out for

Parisians and tourists enjoy a drink at a cafe on the Champs Elysees avenue.

SOO KIM 11:04am | Taxi drivers, hotel workers and overfriendly locals are among those capable of tricking unsuspecting tourists.

Queen's Guard plays Game of Thrones theme song

9:22am | A video of the Queen's Guard performing the Game of Thrones tune has been posted to YouTube.

Guests to 'pay what you want' at Paris hotels

8:59am | Five Paris hotels are allowing guests to pay whatever they want, based on their impressions of the hotel, the room and the service.

Airbnb host's horror as squatter takes over

21 Jul | Cory Tschogl says she has an Airbnb squatter - a guest who rented her Palm Springs, California vacation condominium, then stopped paying rent, refused to leave and threatened her with legal action.

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