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Food & Wine in Pacific

Dessert at Castaway Island.

Fiji

Barefoot fine dining, Fiji-style

Mal Chenu Mal Chenu goes to Castaway Island to meet Fiji's new No.1 culinary wok star.

Gourmet travel

Dine-in delights: the world's best hotel restaurants

Las Balsas

Ute Junker When the food matters as much as the rooms, check our list of hot hotels, writes Ute Junker.

New Zealand

Dishing up great views

Andrew Taylor The stunning landscapes and impressive accommodation of Queenstown are matched by its superb cuisine, writes Andrew Taylor.

New Zealand

Hey, good looking

Wonderfully retro ... Hotel DeBrett in Auckland.

Auckland is easy on the eye and is becoming a culinary star, writes Andrew Taylor.

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World's top 10 party towns

Partygoers at Love Parade street party. Tel Aviv

Lonely Planet names the best cities in the world to party the night (and day) away in.

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Gourmet travel

New wave of foodies want their caviar, too

Jane E. Fraser As appreciation for good food and wine continues to grow, Australians are pursuing gourmet pleasures in unexpected destinations.

The Canny Traveller

The Canny Traveller: eating in Vanuatu

David Whitley finds advantages in playing the guinea pig at a restaurant in Vanuatu.

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Travel News

Jetstar apologises after crew member advises passengers to flush their drugs

An airport worker stands in front of a Jetstar passenger plane at Avalon Airport in Melbourne.

9:20am | Jetstar has apologised after a crew member advised Splendour in the Grass festival goers to dump their drugs before landing in Sydney.

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

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.

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