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United States

Aspen

Right up there with the toddlers

Jenny Napier First-time skier Jenny Napier manages to conquer her nerves, if not the slopes.

Sunset strips

The world's best beaches

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Paul Edwards The sands of the world are magnets for travellers for any number of reasons. Paul Edwards picks a few of the best.

Texas

A dive oasis in the desert

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L.M. Otero finds an unusual freshwater scuba spot in a remote West Texas waterhole.

New York

Escape in New York

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Jacqui Taffel Amid the traffic, crowds and noise, Jacqui Taffel finds there are plenty of places for quiet reflection.

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Virgin Australia axes Melbourne to Los Angeles services, announces daily flights to Brisbane

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JAMIE FREED 1:15pm | Virgin Australia will increase flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles to a daily service and abandon its Melbourne-Los Angeles flights as rival United Airlines enters the latter route in October.

MH17, Elmo and Sophie Monk: What Qantas travellers are interested in

JAMIE FREED 12:28pm | Passengers can now watch news content on large screen at Qantas domestic business lounges and Qantas Club lounges in all capital cities.

Boeing introduces 'space bins' to increase cabin luggage space

11:08am | Boeing is introducing larger overhead lockers in its plane cabins to accommodate more hand luggage.

Shark sightings boost tourism at film location for Jaws movie

OLIVER SMITH 11:58am | Increased sightings of great white sharks are luring tourists to where Steven Spielberg's Jaws' was filmed.

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