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WIN A $2,500 Norfolk Island holiday for 2 people

Life Begins At… is giving you the chance to enter the draw to win a $2,500 Norfolk Island getaway for 2 people.

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Manchester terror attack: travel insurance cover explained

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The horrific terror attack in Manchester has triggered a change in travel advice for Australians headed to the UK. The terrorism threat in Britain has been upgraded from ‘severe’ to ‘critical’ (the highest of the UK’s four domestic threat levels). What should travellers do if they are visiting the UK?

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A week in Brittany

“Leaning out the window of our accommodations on the rural outskirts of Bordeaux we’re assailed by two things: a cat which wants to come in and share our comfort, and the scent of the garden. First to hit me is the strong perfume of lavender; it is everywhere. There was a mist or a bit

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Urban myth settled: “happy campers” really are happier

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The phrase “happy campers” is used in everyday conversations, everywhere.  But are campers really that happy?  Well, the stats are in and it looks like the saying “happy campers” is founded in fact.  Campers are happy!  Or at least, happier than those who don’t go camping.

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Chop-chop to Noosa’s classiest act

Food awakens the senses and becomes the touchstone of memory especially at Wasabi, where marvelling at the evocative parade of modern Japanese food is de rigeur and emulating the flavours is a distinct possibility, writes Helen Flanagan.

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Slow Sunday in Slovakia

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Sunday morning in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia and for those intrepid early risers taking a dawn stroll along the banks of the river Danube, there is company to be had: groups of young men are shuffling, somewhat unsteadily, back to their hotels after a hard night’s partying. Ian Jarrett explores the Post-Communist generation in

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The 5 cities that are the most environmentally friendly places in the world

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Hundreds of cities around the globe, are all driving forward initiatives to make their city space environment greener than the next.  Cities are marked on an ever increasing range of ‘Green’ standards from CO2 levels, energy, land use, transport use, water, waste, environmental governance and more.  Here are some of the cities that have been

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Spirited Scotland’s ‘Top 17 for 2017’ for Australian Travellers

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From ancient monuments and heritage sites to pristine landscapes and jaw-dropping entertainment, Scotland has plenty to offer Australian travellers. Each reflecting the Spirit of Scotland, this is the go-to list of Scotland’s diverse but delightful must-visit attractions, events, activities and adventures for 2017

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Short break holidays – NSW Central Coast

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  With short break holidays becoming more popular amongst Australians, the NSW Central Coast is an ideal place to visit writes Dallas Sherringham.

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Kakadu promises a memorable holiday experience in 2017

After one of the wettest wet seasons for years, Kakadu is looking in perfect condition for the forthcoming peak ‘dry’ season. With upgraded accommodation, new festivals, free guided tours and a bumper barramundi season predicted, there has never been a better time to experience the Top End.

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