Australia

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
Red dawn in Sydney: Massive dust storm blankets city

Red dawn in Sydney: Massive dust storm blankets city

Travellers to Sydney are treated to eerie views as a huge storm draped the harbor city in red dust
Strewth!
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Strewth! "Macca's" name change in Australia

Like anyone calls it McDonald’s there anyway
Gate of Forbidden City to be rebuilt Down Under
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Gate of Forbidden City to be rebuilt Down Under

A planned US$523 million Chinese theme park will feature a life-size replica of the Imperial Palace Gate, a Buddhist temple and a Chinese medicine street. What's all that about?
Scientists 'undiscover' South Pacific island
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Scientists 'undiscover' South Pacific island

Team finds only sea where maps show Sandy Island. Team shocked to not undiscover more islands
Broken bungee cord victim becomes poster child for travel insurance
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Broken bungee cord victim becomes poster child for travel insurance

One unlucky traveler's near-death experience provides a cautionary tale
7 most captivating mazes in the world
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7 most captivating mazes in the world

You don't need to head into the bowels of a strange city to get lost -- plenty of well maintained gardens offer that opportunity
Insider Guide: Best of Melbourne
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Insider Guide: Best of Melbourne

In the cultural capital of Australia, just about everything gets elevated to art form
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