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Israel

Traveller? No, we're all tourists most of the time.

The Backpacker

Why I won't travel to Israel

The Backpacker How far are you willing to go in the name of travel? Where do you draw the line?

Tel Aviv

A new way to dodge city traffic? Hover car trial planned for Tel Aviv

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Jolyon Attwooll New hover car trial planned for Tel Aviv expected to change the way we get around in the future.

Spas

Wriggle rooms

Within the sumptuous surrounds of a modern spa, things can sometimes start to get weird, writes Keith Austin.

The Tripologist

Keep the kids happy little Dolomites

MICHAEL GEBICKI We are concerned about how to keep things interesting for the kids after Gallipoli.

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Photo galleries

Top 10 places to celebrate Christmas

4. BONDI BEACH, AUSTRALIA. Come 25 December the beach acts as a magnet for backpackers a long way from home, who celebrate alongside other 'Christmas orphans.' Bands and DJs rock the Pavilion, everyone checks out everyone else, and a festive atmosphere prevails.

Christmas has become a global festival, regardless of religion or location.

World's top 10 party towns

Partygoers at Love Parade street party. Tel Aviv

Lonely Planet names the best cities in the world to party the night (and day) away in.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

On the phone on three continents

iPhone travel app plane

Tripologist What is the least costly way to use mobile phones and email while travelling across three continents?

Best in travel

World's top 10 cities for 2011 named

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Lonely Planet has drawn on the knowledge, passion and kilometres travelled by its staff, authors and online community to present the Top 10 Cities to visit in 2011.

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Travel News

Bali's Seminyak gets more glam

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JULIETTA JAMESON | Just when you thought Seminyak couldn't get any more glam, along came Double-Six Luxury Hotel Seminyak.

Deals of the week: Lap of luxury

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Book two nights at the award-winning luxury retreat Saffire Freycinet and receive a third free.

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

LAWRENCE MONEY 21 Aug | Recent events have made those people afraid of plane travel more afraid than ever.

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

ANNIE DANG 21 Aug | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

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