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Northeast Asia

Positano, Italy.

Q&A

Famous flyer: Julie Goodwin

Nina Karnikowski I took a magical trip with my husband, Mick, and our three boys to Italy in 2012.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: the green unseen

Sai Kung East Country Park

Natasha Dragun There's more to Hong Kong than shopping in its steamy canyons, writes Natasha Dragun.

Japan

Weird theme bars in Tokyo: The robot and the Barbie doll

Patrons enjoying Friday night at Ton Ton Yakitori bar, Ginza.
Credit Getty Images

Steve McKenna I have spent the evening hopping around Tokyo's weird and wacky theme bars.

Q&A

Frequent Flyer: Lindsay Brown

JANE REDDY The Fairlawn Hotel in Kolkata, India, is an eccentric hotel in an extraordinary city.

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Special features

Japan

Cool, bold and exclusive

Tokyo, Akihabara, two girls in Cosplay.

Shopping in Tokyo is not just retail therapy, it's a feast for the senses through displays of cutting-edge art and design, writes Misha Janette.

Photo galleries

Photos

China's spectacular ice city opens

A worker takes a rest while giving the last touches to an ice replica of Rome's Colosseum ahead of the Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China.

Scenes from the Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang, China. As China's most famous and popular winter attraction, the festival has drawn a combined 28.

Photos

Six of the best: desert camps

Amangiri, Utah desert camp

From Namibia to Mongolia to Chile, Ute Junker discovers six of the best desert camps around the world.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Battle to get duty-free bottles on board

Buying liquor from airport duty-free shops is a minefield for inbound travellers to Australia.

Tripologist When boarding our plane in Singapore, our two litres of alcohol were confiscated. Can you please tell me what the story is with duty-free?

Tripologist

How the boys can live the high life in Japan

Tripologist My husband and 10-year-old son are travelling to Japan. They wish to climb Mount Fuji. Do you have any advice on the Mount Fuji climb?

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Travel News

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have no-strings-attached sexual encounters.

9:06am | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

Sultan of Brunei bids for New York's Plaza Hotel

19 Aug | Brunei's latest hotel bid follows celebrities, including Richard Branson and Anna Wintour, who have called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by the sultan, including the Dorchester in London.

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