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Abu Dhabi

Economy class Etihad.

Air travel

Flight test: Etihad Coral economy class

Julietta Jameson Etihad has won plenty of awards, but the service does not live up to the hype.

Middle East

Hotter than hot: why now is the time to head to the Middle East

Dead sea

Ben Groundwater Travelling in the Middle East has never been so accessible for Aussies, writes Ben Groundwater.

Airlines

Flight test: Etihad business class

ETIHAD AIRWAYS PEARL BUSINESS CLASS

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

Travel Insider

Bye, Singapore: the hottest new stopover cities for Australians

Dubai

Jane E Fraser Big-name attractions are drawing travellers away from Bangkok or Singapore to new stopover destinations.

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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

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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