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Bulgaria

Londonderry, Northern Ireland, where the tour guides are like comedians.

Global

Laugh locations; the world's funniest places

Mark Juddery We travel to relax, or for thrills, or to be educated – but what if we just need some good cheer?

Europe

Show me the way, coach

Macedonia

Ute Junker Committed soloist Ute Junker discovers the upside of group touring in the Balkans.

Europe

All stops on the Danube Express

Go east ... the countryside at dawn near Brasov, Romania.

From Istanbul to Budapest, via Bulgaria and Transylvania, Ian Cowie watches the passage of ambition and history.

Europe

Down the Danube

Water under the bridge ... the Hungarian parliament building in Budapest.

Margaret Turton takes a river cruise laced with spies, revolution and royalty.

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Eastern Europe's finest hostel

Hostel Mostel guest

Comfortable and with great service, Hostel Mostel in Bulgaria must be the finest hostel in Eastern Europe.

Travellers Tips

Tips

Today, the greenback, tomorrow the world

Travel Australian Dollar illustration

Jane E. Fraser How's your Egyptian? Your Cantonese? Hungarian? The strong Aussie dollar makes many destinations more affordable, beyond the usual haunts in America and Europe.

Hot list

Top 10 countries to visit in 2011

Carnival Sao Paulo

Lonely Planet has drawn on the knowledge, passion and kilometres travelled by its staff, authors and online community to present the Top 10 Countries to visit in 2011.

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Travel News

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (centre L), walk from during a reception at the Sydney Opera House on April 16, 2014.

2:57pm | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

2:24pm | Flight simulator company sacks instructor for dressing like a teenager during CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Alexandra Rose Williams on good behaviour bond after in-flight bum grope

STEVE BUTCHER 12:36pm | A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member and tried to kiss him on the cheek on a flight from Manila to Melbourne has been ordered by a magistrate to behave for the next three months.

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

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