Tourism

Thu 15 Nov 2018

7 things to know before your next USA trip

7 things to know before your next USA trip

Things are changing in the US in 2019 — and you might even notice the difference as soon as you board the plane. Here are seven you won’t want to miss.

How this airline became the world’s best

How this airline became the world’s best

A familiar favourite has been knocked from its spot as the world’s best airline by a new contender. Here’s why passengers love it.

Embarrassing menu mistakes we make

Embarrassing menu mistakes we make

Chowing into some of our favourites is one of the main attractions of an Italian holiday. Problem is you can’t actually order them.

Big question about Aussies’ new No.1 hot spot

Big question about Aussies’ new No.1 hot spot

It’s been named one of the hottest destinations for Australian travellers in 2019, but there’s one thing everyone keeps asking: Is it safe to go?

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Travel queen’s ‘embarrassing’ confession

Travel queen’s ‘embarrassing’ confession

Catriona Rowntree is Australia’s queen of travel. But when it comes to packing, she reveals even gurus like her get it wrong.

Outrageous requests of Sex Island guests

Outrageous requests of Sex Island guests

The group behind the world’s most controversial holiday is spilling the drug and sex secrets of the cashed-up men who visit.

Surprising places Aussies are in danger

Surprising places Aussies are in danger

Some of our favourite travel destinations are among the most dangerous places in the world to visit, according to a surprise new list.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

This is not a typo: $199 flights to Hawaii

This is not a typo: $199 flights to Hawaii

Hawaii, Japan, Bali, Thailand, New Zealand … Jetstar’s having a massive sale and your next overseas trip is looking ridiculously affordable right now.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Get in line: $40 Aldi suitcase you need in your life

Get in line: $40 Aldi suitcase you need in your life

It’s as cheap as you’ll find — and the experts say this luggage is as good as Samsonite. The latest Aldi sale is tipped to see queues out the door.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Flight passenger’s disgusting find

Flight passenger’s disgusting find

WHEN Matthew Meehan boarded his plane he thought, “Not another flight that smells bad.” Then he found something disturbing under his seat.

The $9 Kmart knock-off every traveller needs

The $9 Kmart knock-off every traveller needs

It’s the greatest packing invention of the past 50 years — but do you really need to pay the big bucks? This traveller tried them all and here’s what she found.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Genius way flyer avoided baggage fees

Genius way flyer avoided baggage fees

THIS traveller’s simple but brilliant hack let him get around an airline’s strict baggage rules and avoid being slugged by extra charges.

This trip to Borneo is life-changing

This trip to Borneo is life-changing

In the exotic jungles of North Borneo, tragedy melds with beauty during a special trip of remembrance for the soldiers who died in WWII.

Weird things people do on Qantas flights

Weird things people do on Qantas flights

THESE veteran Qantas flight attendants have seen it all. Now they’re dishing the dirt on bizarre in-flight behaviour that still has them shaking their heads.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Barista’s shocking response to desperate Aussie

Barista’s shocking response to desperate Aussie

It was a seemingly simple request, but what this caffeine-deprived traveller received in return was nothing short of spirit-crushing blow.

Packing secrets: This cult brand changed everything

Packing secrets: This cult brand changed everything

She’s spent years on the road, and now this Aussie traveller reveals why a cheap Japanese label changed the way she packed forever.

Aussie coffee expert’s guide to NYC

Aussie coffee expert’s guide to NYC

He knows coffee better than just about anyone else — and his tips for seeing the best of New York aren’t too shabby, either.

Jackpot! I found a secret island better than Bali

Jackpot! I found a secret island better than Bali

It was so under the radar, even their local guide didn’t know about it. But what this Aussie traveller found, could be the best-kept secret of Asia.

Dig this Gippsland coal miners’ lodgings turned B&B

Dig this Gippsland coal miners’ lodgings turned B&B

A CENTURY-old Wonthaggi pub turned bed and breakfast has been served up to the market.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Dreamworld’s hopes ride on $17m attraction

Dreamworld’s hopes ride on $17m attraction

A $17 million virtual reality ride will spearhead Dreamworld’s efforts to win back visitors after the Thunder River Rapids tragedy.

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