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Traveller

Shopping in Northeast Asia

Tailor Ian Fong's Cuffs.

Hong Kong

Welcome to brand land

From fab to fake, it'll be in Hong Kong, says Rachael Oakes Ash.

Asia

Hey, big spenders!

Shopping in Asia

Plastic loaded and flats on feet? Experts tell Belinda Jackson where the bargains are in Asia.

China

A city that suits - at a bargain price

Shanghai tailor

Craig Platt Craig Platt has reservations, but can't resist getting a suit tailor-made at a bargain price.

China

Power and a passion for posters

Hall of Shanghai Propaganda Poster

It's only small, but this art collection packs a punch, writes Steve McKenna.

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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.

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?

Tips

Savings and style: top tips on souvenir shopping

Shopping for souvenirs, Petit Rameau.

Curiosity and creativity can fill your bags with souvenirs without emptying your wallet.

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Travel News

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

Justine Sacco's Twitter post.

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 5:15pm | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 10:52am | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

Couple convert a plane into guest accommodation in Great Southern

ALEISHA ORR 16 Apr | If the DC-3 aeroplane that will soon act as an alternative accommodation option on a rural West Australian property could speak to its guests, it would have some interesting stories to tell.

Pack your bags, Queensland campaign combats the Ita effect

CAMERON ATFIELD 15 Apr | The Queensland government has launched a new campaign to encourage tourists back into the state, following a wave of publicity dominated by tropical cyclone Ita.

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