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Little-known Fleurieu Peninsula, Australia, is heavy with local culture and light on commercialism - LA Times Visit Australia, South Australia, Australia Travel, Scuba Diving Australia, Beach Town, Hawaii Beach, Oahu Hawaii, Australian Beach, Beach Hotels

Little-known Fleurieu Peninsula, Australia, is heavy with local culture and light on commercialism

Fleurieu Peninsula, Australia, with its selection of wines, beaches and restaurants, is a great place to explore.

Times reader Lauren Coulter snapped this photo of Remarkable Rocks on Kangaroo Island in Australia. Kangaroo Island, Travel Photos, New Zealand, Rocks, Scene, Australia, Times, Travel Pictures, Stones

Your Scene: Readers' travel photos

To have your photos considered for Your Scene, email them to yourscene-travel@latimes.com or share them on our Flickr page .

The Saffire Freycinet retreat in Tasmania, Australia, is one of the most comfortable and inviting eco-resorts in the world. Tasmania, Best Honeymoon, Honeymoon Destinations, Honeymoon Ideas, Hotels And Resorts, Best Hotels, Luxury Hotels, Australia Honeymoon, Australia Travel

14 luxury vacations for 2014

The economy is picking up, and this might be the year for a bucket list trip. Here are 14 ways to vacation like a rock star in 2014. -- Amanda Jones

Love this eerie Your Scene photo of the Big Island of Hawaii, by Times reader Nancy Johnson. Scene Photo, Big Island, Australia Travel, Travel Photos, New Zealand, Northern Lights, Hawaii, Clouds, Times

Your Scene: Readers' travel photos

To have your photos considered for Your Scene, email them to yourscene-travel@latimes.com or share them on our Flickr page .

Way to go: Bike rider conquers cancer and Maui's Haleakala with tough uphill ride. Bike Rider, Australia Travel, New Zealand, Cancer, To Go

Cancer survivor conquers 37-mile bike ride up Maui volcano

There's more room for sunbathing and building sandcastles on a stretch of Waikiki Beach. Waikiki Beach, Hawaii Vacation, Beach Look, Sailing Ships, San Francisco Skyline, New Zealand, Boat, Australia, Sunset

After a spruce-up, Waikiki Beach looks even better

Improvements, including a rehabbed beach and upgraded hotels, have helped keep the tourist industry booming in Waikiki Beach.

Love this modern Hawaiian look at the Aston Waikiki. Hawaii Hotels, Australia Travel, New Zealand, Hawaiian, Sleep, Design Ideas, Decor Ideas, Restaurant, Bed

Eat and sleep on the cheap in Waikiki

Here are seven hotels in Waikiki for less than $200 a night and 10 restaurants where a meal costs $20 or less.

The view can't be beat in Waikiki. Summer Of Love, Australia Travel, Oceans, Travel Ideas, New Zealand, Places Ive Been, To Go, Seasons, Water

Eat and sleep on the cheap in Waikiki

Here are seven hotels in Waikiki for less than $200 a night and 10 restaurants where a meal costs $20 or less.

Sydney Harbour's Opera House in naval flag Naval Flags, Australian Flags, First Nations, Lighthouse, New Zealand, Sydney, Old Things, Opera House, Image

40 images for 40 years of the Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House, which attracts about 8 million visitors a year and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007, celebrated its 40th anniversary on Oct. 20. The iconic venue was designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, whose design was chosen from over 200 submissions in an international competition. Construction on the performance center began in the late 1950s, and it was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1973. In its 40 years it's hosted thousands of performances, Olympic…

Lady Mary would feel right a home at Otahuna Lodge, New Zealand's largest private historic residence. New Zealand Information, New Zealand Country, Luxury Lodges, Lady Mary, Take The Opportunity, How To Have Twins, Heaven Sent, British Isles, Downton Abbey

Tai Tapu, New Zealand information

Tai Tapu, New Zealand information: How to get there, where to stay and more