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Talabgaon Castle Heritage Resort, Jaipur, India.

Worldwide

How to bring the glamour of travel back

Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale.

USA

Spend the night in Gianni Versace's Miami mansion

The swimming pool as seen from The Rotunda at Casa Casuarina, the former home of Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace in Miami Beach, Florida.

John O'Ceallaigh Almost 14 years after the designer was shot dead outside the property, Versace's mansion opens as a luxury hotel.

USA

California dreaming

Michael Idato discovers absolute luxury can seem effortless, in true Hollywood style.

Family travel

All together now ...

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Tracey Spicer The family holiday was never simple, but back when you packed up the station wagon and headed up or down the coast for the annual trip, it was a lot less complicated.

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Photo galleries

Lap of luxury: how sports stars travel

A specially outfitted Delta charter Airbus A319 used for NBA basketball teams

Tailor-made meals and an 'unbelievable' amount of leg room - Delta Air Lines goes all out to cater for US sports teams on its charter jets.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park opens in Orlando, Florida.

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Travellers Tips

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Flight test: United Airlines business class

United Airlines upgraded business-class seating

A comfortable, lie-flat bed at a cheaper rate than other carriers on the US-Australia route.

Air travel

Come cry with me

Baby crying plane

Flying with a toddler? Fasten your seatbelt, advises Dugald Jellie. There's a white-knuckle ride ahead.

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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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