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Europe

The Spicer family at Les Menuires in the Alps.

France

Skiing in France: A blanc canvas

Tracey Spicer Don't underestimate the French Alps for value and variety, writes Tracey Spicer.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Julie Goodwin

Julie Goodwin

Nina Karnikowski I took a magical trip with my husband, Mick, and our three boys to Italy in 2012.

England

Walking the Norfolk coast: How to do it in three days

norfolk cycling

Daniel Scott Daniel Scott gets a sinking feeling on a Norfolk walk but finds some sustenance on the way.

The Tripologist

Should we hire a car on a cruise to Hawaii?

Kauai

Michael Gebicki Hiring a car is a great idea - you can tailor your travels to your own interests.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Knee-wobbling glass lookout opens in French Alps

 'Step into the Void' installation at the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak above Chamonix, in the French Alps.

The 'Step into the Void' installation at the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak above Chamonix, in the French Alps opens on Saturday.

Photos

World's biggest beer festival kicks off

Oktoberfest 2012

The world's largest beer festival opened with a pop Saturday as the first keg was tapped at Munich's Oktoberfest, a 16-day extravaganza of lederhosen, oompah music and millions of ales.

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Travellers Tips

Shopping

Open and shut case

Sascha Griffin

Nina Karnikowski Trying to shut your suitcase should not end in tears, writes Nina Karnikowski.

Tripologist

Tripologist: Hip-pocket help for hire-car country hopping

Amsterdam

Tripologist If you return your hire car in another country from the one you hired it in, your operator is going to crunch you with a one-way fee.

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Map of Europe

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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