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Venice

Whooshing along ... a French TGV high speed train.

Luxe Nomad

Rail rules: Slow or fast, train travel is the best

Lee Tulloch I'd rather be on the ground than on the sea or in the air. Train is the way to go.

Italy

Hitting the high notes

Venice

Musical interludes are a wonderful surprise on a trip to Venice, writes Diane Armstrong.

Italy

One day three ways: Venice

Venice

Shaney Hudson Start your day with an alfresco breakfast at Venice's oldest cafe, Café Florian.

Six of the best: Venetian Palazzi

Flip Byrnes Take up residence at a new kid on the block or a 600-year-old palazzo on the city of islands.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Wet, wet, wet: Venice underwater as 'acqua alta' hits

Venice, flooded.

Venice gets wetter than usual ... tourists make their way through flooded St Mark's square during the first "acqua alta" of the season in Venice.

Revellers swarm Venice Carnivale

A costumed woman poses on San Marco square in Venice  at the beginning of the annual Venice Carnival Sensation 2010.

Masked revellers swarm the streets and waterways of Venice as the historic Italian city launched its annual Carnival.

Travellers Tips

The Tripologist

How to avoid getting robbed overseas

China money yuan currency

The Tripologist Confidence counts - don't make yourself a target when you're travelling.

Europe

Budget best: cheapest ways to do Europe's greatest cities

Eiffel Tower Paris Heat

Europe's most popular cities are also among the most expensive. Here's how to make the most of them without burning a hole in your pocket.

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Map of Venice

Travel News

Dubai: Two French base jumpers break world record with Burj Khalifa leap

Base jumpers break world record in Dubai (Thumbnail)

ANNIE DANG 3:31pm | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 2:02pm | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

Mount Baw Baw resort handed over to private operator

JASON DOWLING 24 Apr | Management of the troubled Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort has been transferred from the government to a private operator after another year of losses and millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies.

Flashing, spitting and stealing knickers: strange things that can get you deported

OLIVER SMITH 24 Apr | A British woman was arrested and threatened with deportation this week after Sri Lankan authorities took offence to her Buddha tattoo.

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