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Iran

Karim Khan's citadel is the centrepiece of Shiraz.

Iran

Days of wines and roses in Shiraz

A well-known wine variety gets its name from an Iranian city, writes Brian Johnston.

Trends

Roads to ruins

Baby-boomers want tours that will feed their minds (plus a bit of shopping), writes Caroline Gladstone.

Global

A look back in wonder

Japan. Teshima Art Museum.

Our writers spend their year going places. In 2013 these were their most memorable experiences.

Myth busting

Take a chance on me

Mexico, Baja, Cabo San Lucas, Land's End

Ben Groundwater On the roads less travelled, locals go out of their way to welcome you, writes Ben Groundwater.

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Travellers Tips

Q&A

Your questions

I'm keen to travel through the Middle East but am concerned about safety.

Tips

Travellers don't mean to be rude, but they are

In some countries public displays of affection can be punishable by law.

Many Australian travellers don't mean to be rude, but when they don't do their research they run the risk of being unwittingly offensive.

Map of Iran

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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