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Amari Watergate Bangkok hotel review: Bliss beyond the bustle

Daniel Fallon Be cocooned in comfort at the heart of Bangkok's commercial district, writes Daniel Fallon.

The Tripologist

The Tripologist: should we squeeze in Cape Town?

safari elephant

The Tripologist I'm getting a rush of blood to the head just reading your itinerary.

Thailand

Forget Phuket: Thailand's stunning new rising star

Stunning ... Krabi is emgerging as a challenger to popular Phuket.

The rising star of southern Thailand is an idyllic beach and nature destination minus the crowds, writes Christina Pfeiffer.

Global

Gone tomorrow: the places you need to visit, right now

Dead sea

From the Galapagos to the Great Barrier Reef, there are some destinations you can't keep putting off for a visit, writes Michael Gebicki.

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Photo galleries

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Revellers hit the streets of Thailand for Songkran 2014

A foreign tourist holds water gun as she takes part in water splashing during traditional Thai New Year celebrations or Songkran festival in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

Songkran festival, also known as the water festival, marks the start of Thailand's traditional New Year and is believed to wash away bad luck.

Loy Krathong Festival

Thousands of paper-made balloons, powered by burning oil, rise into the evening sky in Chiang Mai province.

The Loy Krathong Festival. At night Thai's float lanterns to the sky and float candles on lotus-shaped baskets in rivers, in order to drift away their bad luck.

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Travellers Tips

The Tripologist

How to avoid getting robbed overseas

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The Tripologist Confidence counts - don't make yourself a target when you're travelling.

Thailand

Rain falls, prices drop

Trisara Resort

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

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Map of Thailand

Travel News

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

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | 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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