Australia

How Australia's airports are failing flyers
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How Australia's airports are failing flyers

A damning watchdog report says not a single facility can even be rated as "good." Travelers seem to agree
Hitting the swells with one of Sydney's most legendary Bondi riders
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Hitting the swells with one of Sydney's most legendary Bondi riders

Die-hard surfer and youth worker Tony Spanos is bringing Aussie surf culture to the world. Here's how it all began
Qantas, Emirates partnership launches with incredible Sydney flyover
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Qantas, Emirates partnership launches with incredible Sydney flyover

Here's what travelers can expect from the new "kangaroo route"
12 amazing underground tourist attractions

12 amazing underground tourist attractions

Including: a town that lives underground, a medieval salt mine full of statues and the original city of Seattle
Going up Down Under: Southern Hemisphere's tallest building
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Going up Down Under: Southern Hemisphere's tallest building

The 388-meter futuristic Australia 108 in Melbourne will become a record holder, for a short while at least
Island hopping in Sydney Harbour
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Island hopping in Sydney Harbour

Convicts, camping and culture. All a quick ferry ride from Circular Quay
Sydney: Home to the world's biggest coffee snobs?
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Sydney: Home to the world's biggest coffee snobs?

If you want to keep a local happy, take them to one of these expert-approved coffee temples
Sydney hotels: 7 stays for 7 types of travelers
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Sydney hotels: 7 stays for 7 types of travelers

Hipster, history buff or honeymooner -- whichever you are, these city hotels put you in the middle of the action
Sydney's small bar scene takes off
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Sydney's small bar scene takes off

Leave the big pubs to the gamblers. Drinkers looking for an intimate Sydney watering hole have more choices than ever
How to see the best of Sydney in a week
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How to see the best of Sydney in a week

Don't worry, we'll get you to the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, but there's a lot more in Sydney we can impress you with
Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014

Brazil, Antarctica and Scotland are the top three destinations to visit next year, according to the hot-off-the-press guidebook
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