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Beach Holidays

Heavens below: Huahine.

Tahiti

It's a paradise: So why is there no one here?

Craig Platt The trouble with paradise is everyone wants a piece of it. So why aren't the tourists hordes here?

Vanuatu

Pleasure principles, redefined

Pristine paradise: Ratua from above.

Michael Gebicki finds his perfect island getaway on Ratua.

Australia

Summer is coming: Australia's best beach towns

Backpacker haven is all grown up ... Airlie Beach, Queensland.

Ute Junker With summer just around the corner, Ute Junker leaves no grain of sand unturned in her guide to the best beach towns on Australia's east coast.

NSW

Sealing the deal

Lil (Naomi Watts), Tom (James Frecheville), Roz (Robin Wright) and Ian (Xavier Samuel) in a scene from Anne Fontaine's ADORATION.

Daniel Scott returns to a favourite beach to find that despite its new A-list connection, its charm remains.

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Asia

Endless summer: how to live in paradise

Island beach yoga

Ever dream about running off to live in an island paradise? Megan Flamer explains how she did just that.

Resorts

All-expenses pays some of the time

Mucci illustration.

Jane E. Fraser If you're not sure whether an all-inclusive deal is genuine value for money, it's worth doing the sums.

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Travel News

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

bites Roberta Sudbrack. web

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.

Manila 'world's worst airport': Philippine President Benigno Aquino apologises

10:10am | Air conditioning failures proves why this South-East Asia airport is named the world's worst by online travel guide.

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