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Lonely Planet announces top places to stay around the globe - Hotels Travel News

Aussies who travel to unfamiliar destinations know how hard it can be to locate a quality hotel for the stay. That's why online travel guide Lonely Planet has done the research to compose its list of the top 10 extraordinary places to stay in 2014. It's the site.. Read more

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Sydney Airport's expansion plan approved by Abbott government - Sydney Travel News

Sydney Airport is the busiest in the country, offering flights from nearly 40 carriers and welcoming some 35 million passengers every year. It's hard to imagine such a bustling facility could grow even larger, but plans to expand have recently been approved. Accordi.. Read more

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Climb Mount Everest while it's cheap - Travel Travel News

For many travellers and adventurers, climbing Mount Everest is one of the top items on their bucket lists. As the highest mountain in the world, conquering its peaks is a display of physical ability and mental grit. But for many, the trip can be too expensive to take&nb.. Read more

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Traveller gives moving apology to Delta Airlines ticket agent - Delta Travel News

Flyers are often under a lot of stress during the travel process, from check-in to navigating an unfamiliar city. Sometimes, we take out our anxiety on those around us - people who are trying to help us, such as the ticket agent at the airport. But if you've ever wo.. Read more

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Castaway could have been saved long ago - Travel Travel News

In late January, the world learned of a real-life castaway scenario when José Salvador Alvarenga returned to land after more than a year lost at sea. The Mexican fisherman spent 13 months drifting around  the Pacific, surviving on raw fish, birds and tu.. Read more

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The biggest do's and don'ts for international travellers - Travel Travel News

For the most part, Aussies try their best to be polite and respectful as guests in another country. But each destination around the world has its own customs and quirky nuances that give it a unique character. Sometimes, travellers do things that natives find unconventi.. Read more

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Bushfire smoke leads to Melbourne Airport delays - Melbourne Travel News

Australians are all too familiar with bushfires. The hot, dry climate can spark flames that sweep through and incinerate forests. In some ways, bushfires are essential to nature - they clear dense vegetation and spur new growth. However, they can also lead to extensive .. Read more

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Is your airplane food an offense to the senses? - Travel Travel News

Long ago, airline food used to be a delight. A flight attendant would deliver passengers satisfying meals of steak and potatoes coupled with tasty cocktails or glasses of wine. These days, eating on a plane is a much less enjoyable experience - if you get a meal at all,.. Read more

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Another ancient pyramid discovered in Egypt - Egypt Travel News

People who visit ancient attractions often feel like there's no reason to return again. After all, archaeological sites and old monuments rarely change. But travellers who've been to Egypt have a new reason to come again - a step pyramid has been discovered in t.. Read more

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There are some pretty cool jobs out there, from professional wine taster to waterslide assessors. One Australian recently scored the job of a lifetime - Tyson Mayr will be paid $100,000 to take an all-expenses-paid trip around the globe.Mayr won this opportunity th.. Read more

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