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San Francisco

Breathtaking: Full moon over Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco.

USA

Twenty reasons to visit San Francisco

Sharon Bradley Hear hauntingly compelling accounts of what it was like to live and work on Alcatraz.

Airlines

Flight Test: United Airlines economy class

United Airlines Boeing 777

Flight Test At last - United finally offers seat-back TV screens on its flights between Australia and the US.

USA

The royal standard

palace hotel san francisco

The world's largest hotel in 1875, San Francisco's the Palace is a class above, writes Sharon Bradley.

Travel Insider

The world's most popular tourist attraction is ...

Jane E Fraser If you were asked to name the world's most popular attraction, what would you guess?

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Photo galleries

On board the Queen Mary 2

Queen-Mary-2-Sydney

Step inside a world of elegance and grandeur on board the 23-storey ocean liner Queen Mary 2.

Travellers Tips

Flight test

Flight test: United Airlines economy class

United Airlines 747 jumbo jet

Flight Test There are no individual entertainment screens on this 13-hour jumbo jet long-haul.

Travel tips

All the buzz on a budget

Phra Nang beach, Krabi. Thailand.

From Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Groundwater picks the new year's best affordable breaks.

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Map of San Francisco

Travel News

Orpheus Island resort takes luxury to another level

Guests sit on the beach at Orpheus Island.

JULIETTA JAMESON | Orpheus Island Beach Resort on the Great Barrier Reef has just opened its newly renovated South Suites.

Deals of the week: Cruising goes half price

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Ambling from Scandinavia to sunny Miami, this 47-night cruise package is now almost half price.

Traveller letters: Understand how a cash passport card works

I purchased a cash passport card and have widely used it throughout Europe.

Qantas reroutes flights as PNG's Rabaul Volcano erupts

MICHAEL KOZIOL 29 Aug | A giant ash cloud is affecting some flights to and from Australia following a major eruption of the Rabaul caldera in Papua New Guinea.

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