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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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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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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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WIN: Historic Winton vintage car race weekend

Historic Winton

Australia’s largest and most popular all-historic motor race meeting presents two big days of non-stop racing. The event will feature over 400 historic racing cars and motorbikes from the 1920s to the 1980s plus a huge heritage display of veteran and vintage vehicles. 

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Top 10 Markets in Amsterdam for Shopping

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No city can be so much pure, clean and natural even after supporting a number of industries and high-end technology down the line, as much Amsterdam is. With ample boating and other natural activities the place is one of the popular tourist spots of all times. Amsterdam prides of being one of the biggest European

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