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Aussies following Socceroos to Brazil

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Aussies following Socceroos to Brazil

There’s less than one month to go for the thousands of Aussies preparing to trek to Brazil to support the Socceroo…

A Thai soldier gestures as he and his colleagues guard the Victory Monument during an anti-coup demonstration in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

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The polite coup

My publishers sent me on holidays to Thailand just in time for the coup… did they have an inkling, asks Max…

Discover the magic of Norway’s fjords

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Discover the magic of Norway’s fjords

Travel writer Nel Staveley escaped to Norway and revelled in its beauty – here’s her story… The…

How to prepare for a ski holiday

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How to prepare for a ski holiday

With the Australian ski season just around the corner, we get some slope tips from Japan’s Club Med Sahoro ski…

How to make the most of 24 hours in Vancouver

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How to make the most of 24 hours in Vancouver

Vancouver blossoms in the spring with festivals celebrating everything from the arts to children. But no matter what tim…

Uncover the southern Great Barrier Reef secrets

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Uncover the southern Great Barrier Reef secrets

The beauty and wonder of the Great Barrier Reef is no secret, but what are the things you must do when visiting the area…

Stay in the world’s best aquarium

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Stay in the world’s best aquarium

Singapore is home to the highest ferris wheel on the planet, Formula One racing and now a hotel overlooking the…

Royal Caribbean to call Brisbane home

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Royal Caribbean to call Brisbane home

The world’s largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International will base one of its superliners in Brisbane for th…

Experience Hawaii’s beauty by cruise

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Experience Hawaii’s beauty by cruise

A great way to sample the many wonders of the Hawaiian Islands without the hassles of island-hopping by plane is to…

Australia’s best holiday parks

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Australia’s best holiday parks

After months of surveying, the votes are in and Australia’s best holiday parks have been named. Earlier this…

Top 10 2014 travel destinations

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Top 10 2014 travel destinations

A World Cup-gripped Brazil, a remote corner of Australia and a Colombia keen to shed its dark reputation are the…

Alternative travel options for Schoolies

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Alternative travel options for Schoolies

There’s a growing number of Schoolies opting for alternative ways to celebrate, rather than a boozy weekend on the…

Mid year break: family-friendly destinations

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Mid year break: family-friendly destinations

As the mid-year looms, is it time for a much-needed escape? If a family holiday is long overdue, we have three of the…

Family escape to Cairns

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Family escape to Cairns

The dolphins, a Big Cat and plenty of scenery were all on show in Cairns, writes Mike O’Connor. We were too early for…

Newcastle is picture perfect for Instagram

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Newcastle is picture perfect for Instagram

From spectacular surf beaches to grungy streets and hipster cafes, Newcastle offers plenty for Instagrammers. Here are…