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ACT

Weekend Away: Hotel Hotel, Canberra

Katarina Kroslakova finds there's a lot to love about a new Canberra hotel with a memorable name.

Australia

Big day out

Rachel Browne A quick trip out-of-town delivers a holiday feeling without having to pack your bags, writes Rachel Browne.

ACT

Capital cocktails

Canberra, trendy? Tim Richards will drink to that.

England

Bard to the bone

Ute Junker Following the Shakespeare trail across England, Ute Junker learns some lessons they never taught her at school.

Australia

Wicker ways: top picnic spots

Jervis Bay.

The Tripologist Shake out the picnic rug and raid the fridge - because when the sun is shining, nothing beats a picnic.

Deals

Going, going, gone: last-minute summer holiday ideas

Not too late: Radisson Blu Plaza Resort, Panwa Beach, Phuket.

Still stuck for a trip this summer? Let us tell you where to go with these last-second holiday ideas compiled by Belinda Jackson.

The ultimate power trip

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Australian War Memorial

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Roll of Honour at the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial

It's time to embrace your national capital, writes James Rose.

ACT

Capital cool for kids

NATIONAL DINOSAUR MUSEUM

There's plenty to entertain children in our nation's capital, writes Mal Chenu, who visited with son Daniel.

Australia

52 extraordinary Australian journeys

Barnbougle Lost Farm Lodge next to Barnbougle Dunes Course, Tasmania.

Whether you're after luxury retreats, eco experiences or active adventures, our island home has an endless array of holiday options. Here, our writers share some of their favourite experiences.

Canberra

Photo op with the lot

An eye-catching hipster haunt has Jacqueline Maley reaching for her camera.

ACT

Hyatt Hotel Canberra

The Speaker's Corner Bar at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra.

The beauty of Canberra is that it's close enough to leave work in Sydney on Friday afternoon and be settled into your hotel room before dinner.

Canberra

Capital central

Canberra Novotel bar.

Novotel Canberra's location makes it an ideal launch pad for sightseeing, writes Susan Bredow.

Canberra

A capital convenience

New wave ... the pool at Clifton Suites on Northbourne.

Garry Maddox finds comfort comes with a no-nonsense caveat.

Canberra

Capital cuisine

Owner of Lonsdale Street Roasters, Alastair Evans, in his coffee shop.

Sam Vincent surveys a fresh batch of eateries run by inventive chefs for the country's most highly educated community.

Australia

Bright young things

Yamba has the surf without the crowds.

Our favourite places face competition from new kids on the block. Lee Atkinson reports on Australia's emerging holiday destinations.

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Canberra

A modern marriage

Happy union ... the Diamant's Grand Residences have plasma televisions and deep baths.

Elicia Murray finds marble and leather suites have taken over an old haunt.

Canberra

High notes, low notes

Stylish ... (clockwise from main) the Aria Hotel Canberra

Bruce Elder uses the capital's newest hotel as a base for a weekend of browsing and grazing.

Festivals

A summer of pip stops

From harvest festivals to street car cred, Lee Atkinson explores some crowd-pleasing events.

ACT

It's pats and snacks, pet

A behind-the-scenes zoo tour brings out the best and worst of animal behaviours, writes Bruce Holmes.

Australia

Hit the bloom towns

There's no shortage of options for celebrating spring, so let the good times grow, writes Mal Chenu.