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Turkey

New Mosque (Yeni Camii), from Galata Bridge at dusk.

Istanbul

Number one: Why this is the top city to visit in 2014

Lee Tulloch Named the No. 1 destination for 2014, Istanbul's complexities are hard to resist, writes Lee Tulloch.

Hotels

Six of the best: James Bond's preferred hotels

Ute Junker Don't let the tux fool you - James Bond loves a bit of bling.

Turkey

Intoxicating Istanbul

Hagia Sophia

Tatyana Leonov It’s easy to get infatuated with a city that’s both old and new, religious and secular, European and Asian.

Air travel

Istanbul airport climbing rank to join London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle as Europe's top air hubs

Istanbul's Ataturk airport is on course to establish itself as one of Europe's busiest air hub.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Daily life in Istanbul

On the Galata bridge.

Daily life in Istanbul by Fairfax photographer Joe Armao.

Photos

The most beautiful spots in the world to watch the sun

Samoa item. AJYB5J Western Samoa, View of coast with fisherman at sunset. CREDIT ALAMY

Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.

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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.

Deals: Turkish treasures, unwind in Bali

Istanbul's Blue Mosque.

Jane Reddy Stay in cave hotels, Ottoman mansions and boutique hotels in eastern Turkey.

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Map of Turkey

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 9:50pm | 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 10:10am | 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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