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Jasper

Peak season: It can be wise to book accommodation if you're travelling to the Canadian Rockies.

Advice

The Tripologist

MICHAEL GEBICKI Use search engines to track down the best car-hire deal for driving around the Canadian Rockies.

Canada

'Don't leave me hanging bro!': high and wet

Jasper whitewater rafting

Luke Higgs goes from damp to 'ohsweetjesusgetmeoutofhere' on an icy river ride.

Canada

Fine dining in the wilds of Alberta

An elk meanders along the roadside near Jasper, Alberta.

Luke Higgs A week and four kilos later, Luke Higgs looks back on a feast to remember.

Canada

Return to the Rockies

Great white slopes ... cross-country skiing on Medicine Lake in Jasper's national park.

A decade on, Linton Besser tours Canada's finest fields — and remembers why he once thought he could ski them forever.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Smooth ride to Canada at Christmas

Tripologist Our family of six adults is planning a white Christmas. Europe could be a bit out of our price range, so we are thinking of the US or Canada.

Tripologist

See Canada at your own pace

Tripologist We don't want to stick to rigid plans about how many days we stay in each place.

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Travel News

Australia's greatest ever meal? Top chefs face tourism challenge

Neil Perry.

CRAIG PLATT 3:09pm | It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

Chinese tourism company sues over Transformers: Age of Extinction

9:43am | A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.

Ukraine strife to result in higher airfares for travellers

9:38am | The extra cost from rerouting hundreds of airliners around Ukrainian airspace is set to translate into higher ticket prices for passengers.

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