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Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways Pearl business class seating.

Airlines

Flight test: Etihad business class

Flight Test This is the best service I have had on an airline for a long time.

Airlines

Flight test: Etihad business class

Etihad's 'Pearl' business class has probably the most stylish cabin in the air.

Flight Test Etihad has probably the most stylish cabin in the air with extensive meal choices.

Food

Six of the best: global gourmet events

Winsor Dobbin Held over five weekends, this festival in the Italian capital of white truffles dates back 84 years.

United Arab Emirates

Grand castles in the sand

Leisa Tyler explores languid pleasures and fast thrills in the UAE.

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Photo galleries

Photos

The spectacular Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival

Camels walk along sand dunes in the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi, as the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival.

The Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival in the Liwa desert, 220 kilometres west of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a camel beauty contest, a...

Photos

Six of the best: desert camps

Amangiri, Utah desert camp

From Namibia to Mongolia to Chile, Ute Junker discovers six of the best desert camps around the world.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

One stopover is never enough

Tripologist I always stop over for a night on the way to Europe but I find the flight from Asia to London or from Sydney to the Middle East too long.

Expert advice

Travel light, sleep deep

Michael Gebicki I hear good and bad about flight layovers in airport hotels and I have concerns about luggage.

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Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 12:05pm | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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