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Built in 1989 and designed by Antti Lovag for the french fashion designer Pierre Cardin, the Palais Bulles near Cannes in France is known as the House of Bubbles. The place is notorious for its legendary festival parties and other grand events.

In this modern day of persistent business travel, hotel spas are getting a workout. And so are our expectations. While the $5 Balinese beach rub might still attract those on a shoestring budget, the rest of us desire something a little, uh, classier. If this sounds like you, read on; we’ve collated the world’s hottest hotel spas and they’re sizzling:

What are travel hacks, you ask? Well, they’re basically tips to help make your travel experience smoother and help you to avoid unnecessary mistakes. Follow these simple hacks and you’ll soon be criss-crossing the globe like a seasoned pro.

Travelling is meant to be fun. It takes you out of your comfort zone and shows you something new. But sometimes, no matter how much you want to like a place, the destination or experience doesn't live up to expectations. These are those places.

Ever fancied travelling the world? This remarkable couple have done just that – covering most of the world’s surface in their beloved Land Rover. Peter and Eileen Crichton, 72 and 65, have travelled the world in their 3.5 V8i 1991 Land Rover Discovery, named Rabia, having started their epic challenge almost twenty years ago.

Quite often hotels we look at are about the biggest, the best, the most luxurious. But what about the strangest? These quirky places put together by our friends at Travel Insurance Direct would definitely make for a memorable stay.

It's the annual event where the victor gets to take home a giant wheel of local cheese. The competition? Racing some cheese rolling down a hill... On steep piece of turf known as Cooper's Hill on the outskirts of Brockworth, Gloucestershire, the Cheese Rolling Race has been happening since the late 1800s but isn't officially supported due to the risks associated with the race and insurance costs.

Hawaiian-born painter and street artist Sean Yoro (a.k.a. Hula) has created a stunning series of street art murals depicting women emerging from the water along the concrete walls of ruined and abandoned structures. Hula balances on his paddle board to create the works, just above sea level.

Vivid Sydney kicked off over the weekend and it is bigger and better than ever, with the harbour and urban spaces transformed by 3D projections and over 60 light installations including the sails of the World Heritage Sydney Opera House. Vivid Light stretches across The Rocks, Circular Quay, Darling Harbour, Walsh Bay, Martin Place in the Central Business District, The Star and Pyrmont as well as new areas for Vivid in 2015 – Central Park in Chippendale, awarded the world’s best tall building, and Chatswood to the city’s north.