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China

Hong Kong

Six of the best: Hong Kong hotels with views

Brian Johnston These rooms have fabulous views and you can really test your tolerance to vertigo.

Worldwide

It's OK, Todd Carney: Where drinking urine and other taboos are normal

Out of favour: Todd Carney was contracted for $650,000 a season.

David Whitley Is it ever OK to drink urine? That depends on what part of the world you're in. Here are six behaviours that are taboo in Australia, but fine in these cultures.

China

Guangzhou, China: Culture and comfort

People crossing the bridge in front of colonial architecture, Chikanzhen, Guangdong.

Lee Tulloch Lee Tulloch savours luxury and heritage sights on a brief layover in Guangzhou.

China

One day three ways: Chengdu

Tai Chi group at Culture Park, Chengdu.

Brian Johnston On foot or bike, this provincial capital is a delight to explore.

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Photo galleries

Photos

On board Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Premium Economy

Cathay Pacific has been named the world's best airline for 2014 at the World Airline Awards.

Photos

China's floating city

Inside of China's floating city.

With museums, underwater hotels and a theme park, a new 'floating city' is set to lure travellers to China's coast.

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Travellers Tips

Travel Insider

The top five travel illnesses (and how to avoid them)

Traveller?s diarrhoea affects more than 50 per cent of travellers to developing countries and can last for many days.

Jane E Fraser Shall we add it to the list of Dumb Ways to Die? Heading to high risk holiday destinations without vaccinations is about as smart as eating a tube of superglue, but more and more Aussies are doing it.

Air travel

Big plane, short-haul: world's shortest superjumbo flights

Airbus A380 superjumbo

Kinny Cheng Travellers tend to associate the mighty Airbus A380 with long-haul flights from one corner of the globe to another, but that's not always the case.

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Map of China

Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

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

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.

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