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Switzerland

Q&A

Famous flyer: Lysandra Fraser

Lysandra Fraser

Nina Karnikowski Lysandra Fraser loved her Contiki tour and always packs Vegemite.

Switzerland

Switzerland by train? Do Tell

Willhelm Tell Express Switzerland
Credit Swiss Travel System AG.

Sally Webb This rail journey is short on time but long on pleasures, writes Sally Webb.

Switzerland

The world's best hotel: The Grand Hotel Kronenhof

Perfect winter escape: The Kronenhof.

Shaney Hudson When you’re crowned the world’s best hotel, it can be hard to live up to the hype. But this one surely does.

Switzerland

Locarno, Switzerland: The Med in the mountains

Ascona, Switzerland

Mal Chenu Hugging on the Italian border, Locarno is caught in a beautiful, chaotic, cultural divide, writes Mal Chenu.

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Photo galleries

Photos

World's longest tunnel

World's longest tunnel Switzerland

A giant drilling machine broke through on the world's longest tunnel beneath the Swiss Alps in October 2010, paving the way for continuous high-speed rail travel between northern and south-eastern...

World's most exhilarating hikes

Via ferrata, Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo.

Walk this way to experience some of the least-known yet most exhilarating hikes from the Northern Territory to Nepal.

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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.

Tripologist

German trains keep the cost under control

Tripologist My friend and I are travelling around Europe. We have looked at Eurail tickets but it doesn't seem to be value for money. Which is the cheapest way to go about this?

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Travel News

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

Jetstar

12:31pm | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

9:47am | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

Croatia expels tourist for punching monk seal

9:06am | A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.

Peninsula Paris a game-changer on the luxury hotel scene

JULIETTA JAMESON | With more than $1 billion spent to open the doors of the brand new Peninsula Paris; it is perhaps the most anticipated opening in recent times.

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