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Australasia & Pacific

New Zealand in 12 days

With less than a fortnight to spend on the other side of the world, Kate Simon used planes, trains, automobiles ... and a bike to make every second count

Five ways to enjoy Bali

With its renowned surf, serene temples and wild interior, the Indonesian island offers tranquillity and adventure

48 Hours In: Melbourne

Australia's green and cosmopolitan bayside city is in bloom with open-air cinemas, al fresco cafés and cycle trails that lead to seaside suburbs, says Cal Flyn

Finding the art in Hobart

In this week's Lonely Planet 'Great Escape', Tasmania's capital city reveals a new cultural confidence that sits happily alongside its rugged reputation