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Europe

Fun times: You can't beat the Fijians for keeping children happy.

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: Top ten family destinations

TRACEY SPICER Here are my top 10 family destinations, and five that need some work.

Six of the best: In-suite plunge pools

INTERCONTINENTAL RESORT AND SPA, FIJI

Sheriden Rhodes Love seats, private dinners under the stars, and a superlative spa are all par for the course.

The Backpacker

Can a hostel ruin your travel experience?

Some travellers succomb to the hostel lifestyle.

The Backpacker Hostels: they're either the best thing in the world, or the worst.

Europe

How The Backpacker became The Creepy Old Man on a European bus tour

Getting too old for this? Ben Groundwater (circled), the Creepy Old Man on a European bus tour.

The Backpacker There's 37 girls, five guys. The average age is 22, but one guy is 34. That's me.

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Photo galleries

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Private pleasures: The Molitor private resort hotel in Paris

Hotel Molitor, Paris bikini

Paris' iconic Molitor swimming pool has been given a new life with the reopening of the hotel and its requisite pools.

Photos

Schoenbrunn Palace: Live like European royalty

The former summer residence of the imperial Habsburg family, in Vienna, will open its doors to tourists looking to spend the night like Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Sisi.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Tripologist: SIM-ple fix for iPads overseas

Qantas iPad

Michael Gebicki What is the best data SIM card for my iPad while I'm travelling overseas?

Tripologist

Tripologist: In Britain for work or pleasure

Campania, 
Amalfi Coast.

Tripologist My partner and I plan to backpack through Britain and Europe for six months.

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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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