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The 'desert woman' who crossed Australia's 'dead heart'

The 'desert woman' who crossed Australia's 'dead heart'

The real woman behind the movie "Tracks," who trekked across the Australian desert with four camels and a dog in 1977
Travel company offers weekend trip to other side of planet

Travel company offers weekend trip to other side of planet

For those with too much money but not enough time or common sense -- here's the perfect travel solution
Urban glamping at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo
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Urban glamping at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo

A "Roar and Snore" night includes big views, luxury tents and behind-the-scenes zoo action
World's best hot air balloon rides

World's best hot air balloon rides

Where to float serenely above beautiful landscapes, without the headaches of plane travel
World's best pizza not in Italy

World's best pizza not in Italy

Perbacco! An Australian chef takes top honors at the Pizza World Championships in Italy
Novice's guide to the Melbourne Cup
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Novice's guide to the Melbourne Cup

10 tips for surviving the horse race that stops a nation
Ocean search faces many challenges

Ocean search faces many challenges

The quest for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is taking place in an area about the size of Belgium -- one of the most inaccessible places on Earth
Gallery: Vivid Sydney 2012 in full effect

Gallery: Vivid Sydney 2012 in full effect

Sydney's futuristic sound and music extravaganza embarks on another spectacularly illuminating run
Tasmanian whiskey: On a top-shelf mission

Tasmanian whiskey: On a top-shelf mission

From the north side of this Aussie island to the south, distilleries are pouring some of the world's finest "liquid gold"
First 'Instagram hotel' gives free stays for popularity
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First 'Instagram hotel' gives free stays for popularity

With designated "selfie space" and in-room media hubs, Sydney’s 1888 lets guests with 10,000 Instagram followers stay for free
Proposal destinations: 10 best places to pop the question

Proposal destinations: 10 best places to pop the question

An increasing number of couples are saying "I will" on vacation. Here's what makes the perfect place to propose
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