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Manila

Coolest city in the Middle East ... Beirut has a hip beach club scene.

World

Ten 'awful' cities you should still visit

David Whitley There are many cities around the world with a justifiably awful image. But here are 10 that are better than their reputation suggests.

Room Service

Buffs can draw the drapes and channel Marilyn

Taj Suites and Residences, London.

Jane Reddy Taj Suites and Residences has opened a room devoted to the big screen in St James's in London.

Deals

Belinda Jackson If you can't see the point of staying in Sydney without a view of the beach, check in to the new Adina Apartment Hotel Bondi Beach.

Shopping

A material whirl

Shopping in Asia

Belinda Jackson lists eight favourite destinations at which to arrive with empty bags.

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World's hottest new luxury hotels

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From Shanghai to New York and NSW, check out the hottest luxury hotels opening this year.

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Travel News

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have no-strings-attached sexual encounters.

20 Aug | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

Sultan of Brunei bids for New York's Plaza Hotel

19 Aug | Brunei's latest hotel bid follows celebrities, including Richard Branson and Anna Wintour, who have called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by the sultan, including the Dorchester in London.

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