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Worldwide

How to bring the glamour of travel back

Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale.

Ireland

Long summer nights and sea-scented air

The west is best: The Big Top, host to the annual arts festival that draws tourists in their thousands.

Jayne D'Arcy Summer sees Galway flooded with foreign tourists as well as Irish folk who are taking a break from working lives.

Global

World's best St Patrick's Day parties

Jolyon Attwooll For the celebration of the national saint of one, relatively small country, St Patrick's Day has assumed proportions way beyond Ireland's borders.

Ireland

When lineage draws you to the Emerald Isle

A trip to Ireland uncovers long-lost family links, writes Helen O'Neill.

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Photo galleries

Ireland: off the beaten track

A week sampling the delights of Ireland.

Top 10 places to celebrate Christmas

4. BONDI BEACH, AUSTRALIA. Come 25 December the beach acts as a magnet for backpackers a long way from home, who celebrate alongside other 'Christmas orphans.' Bands and DJs rock the Pavilion, everyone checks out everyone else, and a festive atmosphere prevails.

Christmas has become a global festival, regardless of religion or location.

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Travellers Tips

The Tripologist

Should you be worried by the government’s travel warnings?

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The Tripologist For each country, DFAT assigns one of four risk levels that reflect the potential dangers a traveller might face.

Q&A

Your questions

With the EU Schengen Convention in place, is there a way we can holiday in Europe for six months straight?

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Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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