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Luxury Holidays

If your child's been kicking my seat for nine hours, don't expect me to let it go without saying something.

Luxe Nomad

Kicking kids and paying for wi-fi: 10 things I hate about travel

Lee Tulloch Credit card charges, parents not disciplining their children, taxi drivers that don't know where they're going. These are a few of my least-favourite things.

Luxe Nomad

Hotel thieves: What can you take from your room?

Hotel

Lee Tulloch Has any hotel guest ever checked out without taking something with them?

Worldwide

How to bring the glamour of travel back

Talabgaon Castle Heritage Resort

Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale.

Worldwide

The seven deadly sins of travel

Seven deadly sins of travel: envy

Travel broadens the mind - and possibly indulges some of our worst traits, as these writers reveal.

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Special features

Luxury

Height of luxury: Australia's top five hotel suites

Sydney Suite, Park Hyatt.

Ute Junker Huge rooms, unsurpassed views, private butlers, even a $9000 toilet - Ute Junker takes a look what Australia's most exclusive hotel suites have to offer.

Photo galleries

Photos

Schoenbrunn Palace: Live like European royalty

The former summer residence of the imperial Habsburg family, in Vienna, will open its doors to tourists looking to spend the night like Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Sisi.

Photos

All aboard: Sunborn's superyacht luxury London hotel

Sunborn superyacht London

Sunborn London is an 120m superyacht converted into a luxury hotel that will be moored permanently in London's Royal Victoria Dock.

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Travellers Tips

Thailand

Rain falls, prices drop

Trisara Resort

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

Hotels

Check-in, with luggage and whims

Nick Galvin No request is too frivolous or challenging as hotels redouble efforts to please guests, writes Nick Galvin.

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Travel News

Golden Princess largest cruise ship to be based in Melbourne

Golden Princess

ANNIE DANG 11:32am | Golden Princess will be the biggest cruise ship to hit Melbourne.

London's first skyscraper hotel: Shangri-La to open at the Shard

8:53am | Shangri-La hotel brings Asian-style comfort and luxury to Western Europe's global city.

Planes, porn and racism: Travel's biggest Twitter fails

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 10:38am | You won't believe what some travellers - and travel companies - have done on Twitter.

Italy's 'haunted' island up for auction

TOM KINGTON 16 Apr | Italy is hoping to transform the "haunted" island into a holiday spot with a luxury hotel.

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