Hungary, Budapest, Royal Palace

Memories that flow and flow

These cruises are on the water, but some of the best memories come from stopping on the land, write Louise Goldsbury and Anthony Dennis.

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Women sunbathing on a jetty between boats, Keszthely, Lake Balaton, Hungary.

Replay the rhapsody

Beyond Budapest, second-time visitor Steve McKenna discovers a resort-studded lake, Ottoman relics, barrels of wine and bundles of hospitality

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Today, the greenback, tomorrow the world

How's your Egyptian? Your Cantonese? Hungarian? The strong Aussie dollar makes many destinations more affordable, beyond the usual haunts in America and Europe.

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The tower of Kuressaare Castle in Estonia.

Ten top towns in Europe you've never heard of

Done Venice, Paris and London? Ticked off Prague, Budapest, Berlin and Dubrovnik? It may be time to delve a little deeper on your next European adventure.

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