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Southeast Asia

Gili Trawangan is just a short boat ride away from Bali and Lombok.

Indonesia

Escape from Bali: The secret island paradise next door

Just three kilometres wide and two kilometres long, this is the ideal place to decompress.

Thailand

Point Yamu by Como resort review: From here to infinity

Point Yamu by Como

Jane Reddy A new Phuket resort departs from tradition, Jane Reddy writes.

Indonesia

Four seasons Bali: The art of idle pleasure

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay.

Jane Reddy Wind down and relax, try a wide choice of activities, or just do nothing in Bali, writes Jane Reddy.

Thailand

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand: The island utopia Hollywood ruined

Zeavola?s wooden cottages on the less developed northern tip of the island.

Leisa Tyler One resort in Koh Phi Phi is trying to clean up the mess Hollywood left, writes Leisa Tyler.

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Phuket luxury resort: Point Yamu by Como

Guests can enjoy a dual-centre experience mixing city and island life at this new Phuket luxury resort.

Photos

Six of the best: hotels opening in 2014

Shangri-La, London, will open in the Shard.

From the best address in London to the Whitsundays in Australia, here are the top six hotels opening around the world in 2014. By Belinda Jackson

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Travellers Tips

Thailand

Rain falls, prices drop

Trisara Resort

Thailand's monsoon season signals the arrival of affordable luxury-hotel packages, writes Leisa Tyler.

Travel tips

All the buzz on a budget

Phra Nang beach, Krabi. Thailand.

From Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Groundwater picks the new year's best affordable breaks.

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Travel News

Qantas re-routes planes away from Iraq

The change will add up to 10 minutes to the seven hour flight from London to Dubai.

12:57pm | Qantas has stopped its flights using Iraqi airspace in the wake of the MH17 disaster.

Deals of the week: Germany romantic back roads

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Take an early bird 10 per cent off a romantic tour of Germany and Austria's back roads during 2015.

Traveller letters: Skytrax's fifth best airline a turkey

Customer service must not be one of Skytrax's judging criteria when it comes to judging the world's best airlines.

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

1 Aug | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

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