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Washington Dc

Tourists queuing at base of Eiffel Tower, Paris, France.

Worldwide

How to beat the queues at the world's busiest attractions

Julietta Jameson reveals how to beat the crowds for 20 major sights from the Taj Mahal to the Tower of London.

United States

They came, they soared

Dugald Jellie retraces the Wright brothers' first flight, the moment when mankind's oldest dream became reality.

USA

Power and the palate

House rules ... the Obamas like dining out

Alex Spillius knows where Washington's political elite go to unwind - and the tables to book this election year.

United States

24 hours in Washington, DC

Arlington Cemetery.

Dead presidents, living presidents. If there is one thing they could agree on, it's a love for this city, writes Dugald Jellie.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Tourists beware: thievery hotspots around the world

London may not have the reputation for crime that some other cities do, but it's actually one of Europe's worst cities for thieves.

Mark Juddery When a bag containing my laptop and smartphone was stolen in London, it was a shock to me - but not to the locals.

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

Deals of the week: Germany romantic back roads

Germany's romantic back road to Vienna.

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Take an early bird 10 per cent off a romantic tour of Germany and Austria's back roads during 2015.

Traveller letters: Skytrax's fifth best airline a turkey

Customer service must not be one of Skytrax's judging criteria when it comes to judging the world's best airlines.

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

12:31pm | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

1 Aug | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

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