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Alaska

Qantas 747

Airlines

Flight test: Qantas and Alaska Air

Flight Test It's competitively priced, with a smooth, stress-free transfer between flights at LA airport.

Canada

Pure Yukon gold

A dog naps

Elspeth Callender In snowy northern reaches, Elspeth Callender goes dogsledding in the midst of one of the world's toughest competitions.

Tripologist

The Tripologist: South American tours

Machu Picchu.

The Tripologist When you buy your tour here you are dealing with someone who understands Aussies.

Cruising

Shore excursion: Alaska

Humpback whales

Diane Grady is impressed by the ingenuity of whales on a wildlife cruise though Alaska.

More stories on Alaska

Photo galleries

The light fantastic

Northern Lights.

A powerful solar storm recently saw the Northern Lights spread further south than usual.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Alaska cruising minus the crowds

Tripologist We are planning an Alaskan Inside Passage cruise. Could you suggest reputable operators and any must-see destinations?

Tripologist

Top sites for those flying solo

Tripologist Can you recommend reputable sites that cater primarily for professional singles aged 55-plus who are interested in travelling in a small group?

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Map of Alaska

Travel News

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

Phuket's beach restaurants are being evicted.

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

Magaluf bar crawl shut down in wake of viral sex video

NATALIE PARIS 10:34am | A club night notorious for encouraging drunken sex acts among tourists in Magaluf has been ordered to close down for 12 months.

Hilton hotels to replace room keys with guests' smartphones

10:16am | Hilton Worldwide hotel guests will soon be able to use their smartphones to select specific rooms, make special requests, check in and out, and even unlock their room doors.

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