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Beijing

Buy the buy: Galeries Lafayette in Paris.

Shopping

Spree de corps

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

China

Cultural revelation

Beijing Art District

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

Asia

Beyond the cities: Asia's top 10 must-do excursions

Ha-Long, Vietnam

From beaches to bays, mountains to caves, it's always worth stepping outside the capital cities, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

I know this great little place ... Michelle Garnaut

Simon Thomsen Expat Australian Michelle Garnaut opened her first restaurant in China in Shanghai in 1999.

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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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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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