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Manila

Global goods: a tango store in Buenos Aires.

Shopping

A material whirl

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

World

Ten 'awful' cities you should still visit

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

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.

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.

Philippines

Giving in to buried leisure

Puning Hot Spring and Resort, near Mount Pinatubo.

Covered in hot sand, then smeared with cold ash - this isn't your average day spa, writes Bellinda Kontominas.

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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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Your questions

I am travelling to Manila and Ho Chi Minh City. Is there public transport for transfers to and from airports and hotels? Is the taxi system safe?

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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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