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Spain

Spain

Spain: Cradle of conquistadors

The Extremadura regions is old-style Spain at its best, writes Lydia Bell.

Europe

The other Euro stars

Europe's lesser-visited cities are just as eye-catching, fascinating and fun as their more well-trodden counterparts, writes David Whitley.

South Australia

South Australia safari camp: Pitch perfect

Hot-Ikara safari camp, Wilpena pound, South Australia.

Anthony Dennis Camping for cheats it may be. But glamping - in the form of luxury eco-tents with nearly every conceivable comfort - has certainly staked its place in remote Australian tourism in recent years.

Hotels

Six of the best: High-rise hotels

Ute Junker Marina Bay Sands is a textbook illustration of the notion bigger is better.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Spain: Fallas festival lights up Valencia

Spanish city Valencia celebrates the Fallas festival with dazzling visual displays of light and fire.

Photos

Entroido festival in Laza, Spain

The Entroido festival in Spain's northwestern village of Laza lasts for a week and is considered a major social and cultural event.

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Travellers Tips

The Tripologist

What's the best way to take money overseas?

Tourists money currency exchange Thailand

The Tripologist There is no one answer that fits every traveller in every situation, but a few general rules will work most of the time.

Tripologist: Eurail will put you on track for European fun

Eurail

Tripologist Spain is a hot place in late August, especially the cities, so make sure you get rooms with airconditioning.

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Travel News

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 4:01am | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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