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Beijing

Beijing

Six of the best: Beijing traditional courtyard hotels

Brian Johnston Staying in one of Beijing's historic courtyard hotels is a quintessential Chinese experience. Here's six of the best.

I know this great little place ... Michelle Garnaut

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

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.

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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Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 12:05pm | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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