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Traveller

Beijing

Q&A

Frequent Flyer: Tom Griffith

ROBERT UPE Tom Griffith, co-founder of Emma & Tom's Australian-owned natural wellbeing drinks and snacks.

Shopping

Spree de corps

Jaipur

Lee Tulloch There are no other stores quite like these 25 amazing shops, writes Lee Tulloch, globe-trotting shopper extraordinaire.

China

Chairman's last stand

Robert Upe Tiananmen Square is one of the few places left where the former dictator's influence remains unshakeable, writes Robert Upe.

China

Cultural revelation

Beijing Art District

Natasha Dragun revels in the transformation of Beijing's former manufacturing hub into a creative hotspot.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Golden Week: the worst time to visit China

China tourists at the Great Wall

Major tourist destinations around China are witnessing travel peaks as 1.3 billion Chinese go on holidays for 'Golden Week', the eight-day Mid-autumn Festival and National Day holidays that run...

China's luxury bullet train

Beijing Shanghai bullet train

With its fully reclining airline-style business class seats, a strict no-smoking policy and designed top speed of 350 km per hour, the new Beijing-Shanghai express embodies China's race to the future.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Planning takes pain out of flying

Plane passengers disembarking generic

Getting to and from airports can be bad for your health and sanity, so a little thought will ensure your trip begins and ends smoothly, writes Julietta Jameson.

Hotel lounges

Boardrooms and canapes

Travellers increasingly are finding no reason to leave their plush hotel lounges, writes Tamara Thiessen.

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Map of Beijing

Travel News

Should you be afraid of flying?

Plane flying around a storm. Wing.

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

Economic recovery drives more UK, US tourists to Australia

9:31am | Economic recovery in the UK and US has helped drive a surge in overseas travellers to Australia.

Family kicked off Southwest Airlines flight over Twitter complaint

3:09pm | A family was asked to get off flight in the US because of a tweet the father sent out complaining about the airline's service.

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