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Unlocking Australia’s psyche: Canberra is one of LONELY PLANET’S top cities of 2018

This is the first year that Canberra’s picturesque Manuka Oval will host an international Test cricket match, giving sporting fans the perfect excuse to visit Australia’s federal capital.  Later in 2018, the Australian War Memorial will take centre stage as it hosts the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice, with a series of commemorative events taking place on ...

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Do aeroplanes have CCTV cameras? Flight security revealed and it might shock you

Flights are generally sale places to be thanks to airport security and the work of on flight crew. But do aeroplanes have CCTV cameras? One curious passenger asked this question and an airline pilot revealed their professional experience. Bruno Gilissen, who has previous experience work on four different airlines, said: “Yes, in an airliner nowadays there are cameras installed inside. ...

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Edinburgh news: Hotel of the future is hipster heaven in the heart of this historic city

Edinburgh’s Eden Locke is a hidden treasure in a city already full to bursting with gems.  Forget what you know about the often sterile nature of hotel stays, once the door closes behind you in your studio apartment you forget this isn’t home. These incredibly spacious rooms come with sleeping area complete with a kingsize bed, bedside tables, a clothing ...

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Happy Trails (And A Pumpkin Or Two) Off Arizona's Beaten Path

With its iconic painted deserts and vast, seemingly endless roads, Arizona is the ultimate off-the-beaten-path destination. But visit the Grand Canyon state during the off-season, when all the visitors have gone home, and it’s a special kind of quiet. Our Arizona odyssey started with absolutely no plan and took my family on a meandering route through Prescott, Williams, Sedona and ...

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News: US International Trade Commission rules in favour of Bombardier in C Series dispute

In a surprise decision, the International Trade Commission has found that the aviation industry in the United States is not “materially injured” by the import of 100- to 150-seat civilian aircraft from Canada. The decision means Bombardier will not have to pay a proposed levy of over 200 per cent to import its C Series jets to the United States. ...

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6 Incredible Spots For Stargazing

If you’re longing to gaze at star-strewn skies, you’re not alone. The past few years have seen a rise in astro-tourism, with travelers seeking out destinations where the clearest, darkest skies in the world provide the perfect canvas for celestial sights. Booking.com, which offers more great places to stay in the world than any other travel brand, has looked at ...

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Passport photos are declined for this reason the most – have you been caught out before?

Passport photos can be an expensive part of getting a new travel document. Since 2012, passports have decreased in price from £77.50 to £72.50, making the experience a bit easier. Yet many headshots still get declined when they are sent with a new passport request. The most common reason has since been revealed. Have you ever fallen short of it? ...

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News: DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont opens in United States

DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Vermont, a 309-room, state-of-the-art, full-service, conference centre hotel, located just five minutes from downtown Burlington and the city’s major attractions, has become the latest addition to the growing portfolio operated by the brand. “We are the new cookie in town and are pleased to further enhance and strengthen Hilton’s existing presence in the Burlington area, … ...

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