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    From historic landmarks and sustainable skyscrapers, to private homes and grand public spaces, Brisbane Open House provides ...

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    For more than 65 years the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has paid homage to some of the ...

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In The Road Ahead

What’s in The Road Ahead October/November 2014 edition?

The October/November Road Ahead magazine is giving readers even more chances to win with four great competitions – personalised number plates, DVDs, sat-navs and boutique coffee packs are all up for grabs.  Find out how to enter in the latest edition of The Road Ahead or visit www.roadahead.com.au/competitions. In news, Queensland’s top police officer for G20 security – Katarina Carroll – spells out what will happen during the world summit in Brisbane in November and ...

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New in Departure International

Revel in the beauty of Great Britain

Literary and real-life legends abound, as do majestic castles and cosy cottages, all of which will make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. Great Britain comprises England, Scotland and Wales, and while the three nations share several similarities, they are all home to unique cultures, landscapes and ... More

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Cruise your way to Alaska

Alaska became a part of the United States in 1867, when it was purchased from Russia, and at the time it was referred to as ‘Seward’s Folly’ by those who opposed the purchase. It wasn’t until 1949 that Alaska officially became the 49th state of the USA. These days, Alaska is ... More

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Discover a different side of Hong Kong

Hong Kong is well known for its towering skyscrapers and bustling harbour. But the densely-populated metropolis and shopping mecca has plenty more to offer. Wander the street markets to sample some of the region’s most authentic cuisine and to pick up some shopping bargains. Or for a break from the ... More

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Feel the romance of Paris

The French capital has been the setting for many great romances, both real and fictional, but even if you’re travelling alone it’s still possible to revel in its charms. It’s hard not to be charmed by the sparkle of the Eiffel Tower when it lights up of an evening. After you’ve ... More

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Take an Italian road trip

Just as those two restaurant reviewers savoured food from Liguria to Capri, the varied terrain of Italy offers everyday travellers a smorgasbord of sightseeing options. Some of Italy’s most spectacular road trips include: The Italian Riviera: This picturesque stretch that begins at the French border and meanders along the coast ... More

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Tips for unwinding before bed

Some people find it easier to fall asleep than others and for those who struggle, it can begin to affect their daily lives negatively by increasing stress and impacting health. To make sure you’re getting a good night’s sleep, try these tips for unwinding before bedtime: Switch off: Set yourself a deadline for turning off any electronic devices such as your phone, tablet, television or computer. These devices can often over-stimulate, so it’s best to ...

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