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Phuket luxury resort: Point Yamu by Como

Guests can enjoy a dual-centre experience mixing city and island life at this new Phuket luxury resort.

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Six of the best: Devout digs

Monastero Santa Rosa, Conca dei Marini, Italy.

Grandeur and heritage vibes remain in these former places of worship.

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Top travel photos, July 18, 2014

Tourist walks on the promenade at Magaluf beach on July 12, 2014 in Mallorca, Spain.

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Chefs at the snow

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Chefs from Three Blue Ducks, The Gully and Astra Lodge take to the snow on Winter Olympian Steve Lee's backcountry adventure ski tours at Falls Creek.

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On board Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Premium Economy

Cathay Pacific has been named the world's best airline for 2014 at the World Airline Awards.

Supermoon photos from around the world

People stand and look at the moon one day ahead of the Supermoon phenomenon from a bridge over 42nd St. in the Manhattan borough of New York July 11, 2014. Occurring when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appearance of the lunar disk.

The Supermoon occurs when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appearance of the lunar disk.

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Six of the best: Historic American hotels

There is a hint of grander times at American's best historic hotels once frequented by Clark Gable and John F. Kennedy.

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The Big Picture: reader travel photos, July 11, 2014

Elephant seals.

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Top travel photos, July 11, 2014

A monsoon lightning storm strikes over the Mandalay Bay Resorts and Casino and Luxor hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada. Monsoon storms are forecast for the the rest of the week in the Nevada and Arizona states. The Luxor Sky Beam can be seen shining into the sky from the top of the hotel's pyramid structure.

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The Brando luxury eco-resort, French Polynesia

Located on a breathtakingly beautiful private atoll, this eco-resort embraces the Polynesian culture and offers absolute luxury and comfort.

Bumper weekend ahead for snow-goers

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A half-metre of snow on Wednesday night has set up a weekend labelled the best of the season at Thredbo and Perisher.

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Air New Zealand's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

With its distinctive black livery, Air New Zealand's first 787-9 Dreamliner signals a start of an exciting new era for the airline.

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San Fermin festival 2014: Spain's Pamplona Running of the Bulls

Runners avoid a fighting calf inside Pamplona Bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain.

Thousands of white-clad runners with red scarves race through the streets of Pamplona in an adrenaline-charged opening run of Spain's San Fermin festival.

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Fiesta de San Fermin: Running of the Bulls festival 2014 kicks off

Revellers are soaked in water and wine thrown from balconies during the opening day or 'Chupinazo', of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls fiesta in Pamplona, Spain.

Revellers from around the world kick off the annual Fiesta de San Fermin (the Running of the Bulls) with music, dancing, drinking in the Pamplona town square.

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Fiesta de San Fermin: Running of the Bulls festival kicks off

Revellers celebrate the official opening of Running of the Bulls 2014 in Pamplona, Spain.

Revellers from around the world kick off the annual Fiesta de San Fermin (the Running of the Bulls) with music, dancing, drinking in the Pamplona town square.

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The Big Picture: reader travel photos, July 4, 2014

Bear Fishing: At Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, Alaska I had the excitement and priviledge to watch these magnificent Brown Bears catching migrating Sockeye Salmon. The bears were seasoned hunters and entertaining to watch but for them it was a life and death battle to fatten up sufficiently to survive hibernation in the long Alaskan winter.

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Six of the best: French Chateaux

French Chateaux. Chateau du Grand Barrail. Supplied

Live it up in France's finest accommodation with these six of the best French chateaux. By Brian Johnston.

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Top travel photos, July 4, 2014

Tourists visit the restoration site of the famous Trevi fountain Rome

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China's floating city

Inside of China's floating city.

With museums, underwater hotels and a theme park, a new 'floating city' is set to lure travellers to China's coast.

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One&Only Hayman Island resort

One&Only Hayman Island resort.

There is no shortage of perfect weather for guests at the newly refurbished One&Only Hayman Island resort in the Whitsundays.