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Shopping in Middle East

Gigantic ... the Dubai Mall covers 1.1 million square metres and holds an impressive 1200 stores.

Dubai

Buggy required: inside the world's biggest shopping mall

Donna Demaio finds the mammoth Dubai Mall is so big it's better to experience it on four wheels than on two legs.

Dubai

Souk on steroids

The new Fashion Dome at Mall of the Emirates.

Brian Johnston spends 24 hours in Dubai's colossal Mall of the Emirates, and finds too much shopping is barely enough.

Dubai

Hot to shop: Dubai

Dubai Mall aquarium

For record-breaking, up-to-the-second shopping, it's all here, writes Belinda Jackson.

Qatar

Enlightenment in the desert

Doha Qatar

Rather than compete with Dubai's glitz, Doha is building its reputation as a five-star culturalcapital, writes Leisa Tyler.

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Q&A

Your questions

A man withdraws money from an ATM teller machine in Kuala Lumpur 27 February 2004.

Is there a way to avoid all those charges when you withdraw money from an ATM while overseas?

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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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