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Riding the rails in India

India train travel

Take a look at life as a train traveller in India.

Glasgow's 169-year-old nightclub

Corinthian Club, fashion show

Recently re-opened after almost $10 million in renovations, Glasgow's Corinthian Club is inside a building with a grand history.

The new Virgin shakes off the Blue

Elle Macpherson and Virgin Blue staff showcase uniforms at the launch of Virgin Blue's designer uniforms

Virgin Blue has been renamed Virgin Australia and introduced a new business class and new uniforms.

Giant ocean liners arrive in Sydney

The Queen Elizabeth, front, and the Queen Mary 2 pass the Opera House as they enter Sydney Harbour

The Queen Mary 2 led the Queen Elizabeth into the harbour after they met off Sydney Heads.

World's greatest skyscrapers

An aerial view of Burj Khalifa is seen in Dubai

No one can deny that the world's tallest skyscrapers are impressive. Here are some of the best.

Ladyboy flight attendants' public debut

An instructor applies make-up foundation on the face a transsexual flight attendant Dissanai Chitpraphachin, 24, (L) during a make-up training session at PC Air

New Thai airline PC Air has become the country's first carrier to hire transsexual flight attendants.

Sacked flight attendants pose for Playboy

Six former air hostesses of Mexicana Airlines pose during a news conference before taking part in a private session for Playboy magazine in Mexico City

Former flight attendants for Mexicana Airlines, which suspended operations last year, will pose for Playboy after the success of the calendar they created to raise money.

Air New Zealand's radical new seats

Air New Zealand premium economy

Air New Zealand's new Boeing 777 jets feature radical new seat designs, including the economy class Skycouch.

Sneak peek at flight attendant school

Flight attendant trainee Motoku Fukuoka of Japan listens during a class at the Garuda Indonesia Training Centre in Jakarta

Take a look behind the scenes at flight attendant training at Garuda Indonesia's cabin crew training centre.

Beating the heat in Rio

Rio de Janeiro's residents and tourists enjoy Arpoador and Ipanema beaches during the night

Tourists and residents hit the beach in Rio de Janeiro day and night over the weekend as the temperature hit 43 degrees.

The world goes on show in Madrid

An hostess poses at the Mexican stand on January 19, 2011 in Madrid during the International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR).

The annual International Tourism Trade Fair kicks off in Madrid as the UN reports global tourism surged last year.

This hotel is absolute garbage

The Corona Beach Garbage Hotel, Madrid

A new hotel has opened in the heart of Madrid proudly declaring that it's complete rubbish.

NASA unveils future of air travel

NASA future of flight Boeing design

NASA has unveiled concept designs for the type of aircraft we may be travelling on board in the year 2025 and 2035.

Lap of luxury: how sports stars travel

A specially outfitted Delta charter Airbus A319 used for NBA basketball teams

Tailor-made meals and an 'unbelievable' amount of leg room - Delta Air Lines goes all out to cater for US sports teams on its charter jets.

World's biggest burlesque dance

Burlesque dancer Kimberley Dunne poses with a group of Virgin Holidays staff in Trafalgar Square, central London during a photocall to launch the company's January sale.

Burlesque enthusiasts and Virgin Holidays staff attempt to break the world record for the world's largest burlesque dance in a publicity stunt at London's Trafalgar Square.

Wild Tasmania

Tasmania

Expedition cruising around the coast of Tasmania and some of its islands.

Top Expo pavilions to stay open

China pavilion World Expo

Shanghai plans to keep open five foreign pavilions from this year's World Expo that were popular with visitors as public landmarks.

Nepalese Elephant Festival

An elephant

The three day long elephant festival at the eighth International Elephant Race at Sauraha in Chitwan, some 150 Kms southwest of Kathmandu, is celebrated with elephants, horses, and bullock cart races...

The hotel that's a floating palace

Taj Lake Palace

Standing magnificently in the middle of a lake, the Taj Lake Palace is a stellar hotel.

Las Vegas's new $3.9 billion casino

Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan, a sleek new resort on the Las Vegas strip, has opened amid tough economic times.