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Travel Story: Historic, wonderful and weird: Heritage holiday rentals with a difference

Gemma Nisbet

Everything from a former pigsty to an eccentric summerhouse in the shape of a pineapple is preserved by UK conservation charity the Landmark Trust — and they're available to rent, too. 

Arrivals & Departures: Non-stop link from Singapore to Germany

Grace Millimaci

Scoot has launched non-stop flights between Singapore and Berlin four times a week.

Travel Story: Hip and historic: Three hot hotels in Downtown LA

Gemma Nisbet

Los Angeles rapidly transforming Downtown is fast becoming one of the city's most compelling destinations. Here's where to stay when you visit. 

Travel Story: Take a holiday - it may lead to a comfortable retirement

Neale Prior

Boy, have I got a holiday deal for you if you are in your 70s, single, own your home and have between $300,000 and $565,000 of other assets.

Arrivals & Departures: Cheaper flights make Africa more accessible

Grace Millimaci

If you’re looking for a cheap getaway to Africa, you’d better get in quick. South African Airways has announced a three-day sale that ends on Friday.

Travel Story: Single Traveller Guide: There are many options for those who want to go it alone

Gemma Nisbet

Travelling solo has never been more popular. And though some solo travellers will prefer to take the independent route, being part of a group on an organised tour or a cruise can offer companionship, convenience and a sense of security. 

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