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Athens

Time to explore: The ancient ruins of Ephesus, in Turkey.

Cruising

Ships in the night

Cruise lines are recognising the value of longer stays in port, writes Louise Goldsbury.

Cruising

Let's get digital

Joanna Hall There was a time not long ago when cruise ships didn't even have a phone guests could use. Now they're a haven of high-tech gizmos.

Greece

Remember the titan

Even in the grip of financial despair, the ancient city of Athens is as magnetic as ever, writes Daniel Scott.

Frequent Flyer

Traveller Q&A: Andrew Walsh

Sally Webb Andrew Walsh Artistic director of White Night Melbourne, an annual dawn-to-dusk arts festival.

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Photo galleries

Big luxury: record-breaking hotels

Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai

Hotels are pushing the boundaries to claim an "est" title - the priciest, the biggest - and lure travellers to check out their record-breaking offerings.

Travellers Tips

Europe

Keys to the cities

When in room ... and from Hotel Le Continental, Bordeaux.

A Bordeaux bolthole for $120 a night? A riverside retreat in Lisbon for the same? Here's our guide to some of Europe's best-value hotels and guesthouses this season.

Tips

Roam alone

Woman pretending to kiss the Sphinx, Egypt. Solo travel.

Breaking free of the tribe can deliver the holiday of a lifetime, writes frequent soloist Julietta Jameson.

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Travel News

Orpheus Island resort takes luxury to another level

Guests sit on the beach at Orpheus Island.

JULIETTA JAMESON | Orpheus Island Beach Resort on the Great Barrier Reef has just opened its newly renovated South Suites.

Deals of the week: Cruising goes half price

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Ambling from Scandinavia to sunny Miami, this 47-night cruise package is now almost half price.

Traveller letters: Understand how a cash passport card works

I purchased a cash passport card and have widely used it throughout Europe.

Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

MICHAEL KOZIOL 29 Aug | A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

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