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Barcelona

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The Backpacker

The world's 10 best cities for walking

The Backpacker No one walks in LA. Tell people you’ve decided to stroll even a few blocks and they’ll look at you like you just announced you’re swimming to Hawaii. You’re what? Just take a taxi.

Hotels

Six of the best: High-rise hotels

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

Coach tours

The modern coaching manual

globus coach

If there's one form of transport that tends to least delight travellers, it's the coach tour. But as Caroline Gladstone discovers, it's come a long way and not just in accumulated kilometres.

Worldwide

How to beat the queues at the world's busiest attractions

Paris Eiffel Tower queues

Julietta Jameson reveals how to beat the crowds for 20 major sights from the Taj Mahal to the Tower of London.

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Photo galleries

World's best free attractions

Where to? Mystery tours are back in fashion.

Backpacker blogger Ben Groundwater names the best free attractions around the world.

Gaudi's Barcelona

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Architect and designer, Antoni Gaud­i Cornet was at the forefront of the Art Nouveau movement in Spain. His work in Barcelona led to the creation of some of the city's most notable landmarks.

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.

Tripologist

The roundabout way from Spain to Malta

Tripologist I am holidaying in Barcelona and need to get to Malta for a yacht charter.

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Travel News

Qantas re-routes planes away from Iraq

Boosting capacity: The extra seats will be made possible through

12:57pm | Qantas has stopped its flights using Iraqi airspace in the wake of the MH17 disaster.

Deals of the week: Germany romantic back roads

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Take an early bird 10 per cent off a romantic tour of Germany and Austria's back roads during 2015.

Traveller letters: Skytrax's fifth best airline a turkey

Customer service must not be one of Skytrax's judging criteria when it comes to judging the world's best airlines.

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

1 Aug | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

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