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The Tripologist

The Tripologist: Where to see the Northern Lights?

LAPLAND, FINLAND Aurora Borealis

Michael Gebicki Norway has some great locations, but this is also the most expensive country in Europe.

Air travel

A new breed of airports step out in style

Brian Johnston A new generation of terminals is setting the example for airports of the future, writes Brian Johnston.

Best places to eat in New York: Chef Daniel Humm

Francesco Tonelli.

JULIETTA JAMESON Swiss Daniel Humm is behind two of Manhattan's most respected restaurants.

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: Top ten family destinations

Kids Club, Treasure Island, Fiji.

TRACEY SPICER Here are my top 10 family destinations, and five that need some work.

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Photo galleries

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Burning Man Festival 2014

Burning Man 2014

Thousands have gathered in The Black Rock desert for a week-long festival to experience art, music and the unique community that develops.

Photos

So bad it's good: when tourist attractions go wrong

A combination of three documents provided by the Centre de Estudios Borjanos on August 22, 2012 shows the original version of the painting Ecce Homo (L) by 19th-century painter Elias Garcia Martinez, the deteriorated version (C) and the restored version by an elderly woman in Spain.

From world-famous landmarks originally dismissed as monstrosities to bungled construction projects and half-baked theme parks, sometimes getting it wrong makes a site far more attractive.

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Travellers Tips

Worldwide

Don't go there: the destinations you need to avoid

Thailand coup with tourists

Karen Halabi Which destinations should you cross off your list? Some of them may surprise you.

USA

Twenty reasons to visit Santa Barbara

California, Santa Barbara

Julie Miller Santa Barbara is a seaside haven epitomising the Californian dream.

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Travel News

Can I help you? Inside the world's most hated airline's complaints department

Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary

LIZZIE PORTER 5:27pm | Meet the Ryanair team with the unenviable task of dealing with complaints, and take a peek inside Michael O'Leary's costume cupboard.

'Beware Ebola': Ignorance of Africa's geography hurting tourism

1:02pm | When Canadian tourist Shauna Magill posted on Facebook that she'd arrived safely in Uganda, a friend warned her to beware of "a thing called Ebola please".

Holiday.com domain name could sell for $A37 million at auction

NATALIE PARIS 10:20am | Holiday.com could fetch $A37 million when it is auctioned off at the World Travel Market later this year, it is claimed.

Brazilian village filled with beautiful single women seeks men

10:11am | Remote village almost entirely populated by single women appeals for men.

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