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Scoot: World's newest long-haul airline takes flight. So, how much does super-savings buy?
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Scoot: World's newest long-haul airline takes flight. So, how much does super-savings buy?

The budget carrier's inaugural Singapore-Sydney flight landed today. Here’s a review of what went down on the plane
Qantas adds million seats on east-coast flights
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Qantas adds million seats on east-coast flights

Jetstar in on the plan, with extra flights to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane promising lower prices
5 conversation topics for travelers afraid of awkward silences
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5 conversation topics for travelers afraid of awkward silences

Every city has its own ice-breakers; we've picked out the best for seven cities around the world
Don't break down here! 10 terrifying Aussie roads
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Don't break down here! 10 terrifying Aussie roads

Rugged landscapes, wild critters and utter isolation await unwary travelers
10 of the world's best city beaches
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10 of the world's best city beaches

Strip away the suit and indulge your tropical fantasies at these cities by the sea
Hanging out in Hobbiton: The Hobbit's stunning movie set
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Hanging out in Hobbiton: The Hobbit's stunning movie set

Don’t wait for the movies. Live “The Hobbit” even before the New Zealand premiere
Boom! Vivid Sydney in your face
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Boom! Vivid Sydney in your face

Winter's hottest festival ticket hits town again, with half a million revelers lining up
Insider Guide: Best of Sydney
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Insider Guide: Best of Sydney

Australia's largest city packs in first-rate attractions and the best weather in the world
Melbourne hotels give away $20k Warhol classic
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Melbourne hotels give away $20k Warhol classic

Guests asked to pick the real Warhol from forgeries, with the winner taking it home
Danger down under-- Oz's scariest water sports
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Danger down under-- Oz's scariest water sports

Adventurous activities with a side order of fear served up by crocodiles, deadly jellyfish, sharks and even giant pythons
Facebook deal unleashes 'customer' fury on Aussie resort
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Facebook deal unleashes 'customer' fury on Aussie resort

Tassie retreat runs the numbers, realizes 3 million guests into seven rooms just doesn’t go
The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2012: Who made the cut?
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The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2012: Who made the cut?

A few surprises and newcomers as S.Pellegrino announces the winners of its famed annual list
Tune budget hotels set for Sydney, Melbourne
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Tune budget hotels set for Sydney, Melbourne

AirAsia founder Tony Fernandes set to shake up Australian hotel market with no-frills approach
Exhibitionists only: Visitors strip at Sydney expo
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Exhibitionists only: Visitors strip at Sydney expo

MCA’s adults-only "performance" puts naked art lovers on display as artist guides tour group
Stone the crows: It's the Sydney Comedy Festival!
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Stone the crows: It's the Sydney Comedy Festival!

Eight-year-old gag-fest draws funny men (and women) from around the globe
10 outrageous yachts for hire-- if you're filthy rich enough
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10 outrageous yachts for hire-- if you're filthy rich enough

These yachts cost more to charter for a week than most people earn in a year. Don't worry, there's plenty of room aboard to stow your guilt
Meet the world's luckiest traveler
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Meet the world's luckiest traveler

How an English charity worker gets paid to globe-trot and preach the joys of travel
Sydney uncovered on urban gourmet tour
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Sydney uncovered on urban gourmet tour

Unearth the best of Sydney’s food and drink with the InterContinental’s expert epicurean explorers
Bonza brews: The best pubs in Sydney
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Bonza brews: The best pubs in Sydney

Top spots to get your drink on and mingle with Sydneysiders in the know
What recession? See Australia on the cheap
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What recession? See Australia on the cheap

Soaring costs and the strong dollar are hurting tourism, but there's no need to miss out on Oz
Qantas to charter Australia's first commercial flight powered by cooking oil
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Qantas to charter Australia's first commercial flight powered by cooking oil

First biofuel flight will take off on April 13 from Sydney