Tourism

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

If there’s one thing that bugs plane passengers everywhere, it’s unexpected charges at the airport. Here are five tips to make sure you don’t get stung.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Teen’s terrifying warning about ‘death island’

Teen’s terrifying warning about ‘death island’

IT looks like paradise. But a backpacker who was allegedly drugged, raped and robbed has warned fellow tourists to stay clear.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

World’s most iconic sites slammed

World’s most iconic sites slammed

A TRAVEL site has unleashed on the world’s most visited locations and instead of encouraging us to visit, it says we should stay away.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Visa scams hitting Aussies heading to the USA

Visa scams hitting Aussies heading to the USA

Some Queensland travellers are being duped before their holiday even begins by unauthorised websites selling visa waivers.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

100 sick, Emirates flight struck by illness

100 sick, Emirates flight struck by illness

EMIRATES has confirmed that a number of its passengers arriving in New York from Dubai have reported feeling “seriously ill” with coughing and fevers.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

What 'big thing' do we need on the Tweed?

What 'big thing' do we need on the Tweed?

If you could pick one big thing to showcase the Tweed, what would it be?

ISLAND HOSTAGES: Luxury resort held at gunpoint

ISLAND HOSTAGES: Luxury resort held at gunpoint

FRIGHTENING details have emerged of an armed raid on a isolated luxury resort that left 20 tourists “traumatised”.

World’s unlikeliest tourist spot

World’s unlikeliest tourist spot

IT USED to be a place where you had to pay a ransom to be allowed to leave. Now it’s become one of the world’s most unlikely tourist destinations.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Qantas reveals genius in-flight meal trick

Qantas reveals genius in-flight meal trick

It’s one of the hardest things to get right on a plane but Neil Perry shares the secret ingredient that changes everything at 35,000 feet.

Sun 2 Sep 2018

Crime and death: Scariest places in Australia

Crime and death: Scariest places in Australia

IF YOU’RE a fan of ghost stories or love true crime, these are the places that will give you that familiar tickle to the nervous system.

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Two words I never wanted to hear in the Maldives

Two words I never wanted to hear in the Maldives

She was booked to stay at the best hotel in the Maldives but of all weeks in the year, this was not the one to be told about the resort’s impossible rule.

Flight frenzy: $239 fares to Hawaii

Flight frenzy: $239 fares to Hawaii

When you can score an international, 10-hour flight for $239 bucks one thing has become abundantly clear, savvy Australians can save big time on airfares.

Bush tucker a billion dollar baby

Bush tucker a billion dollar baby

NATIVE bush tucker could become a billion dollar industry in North Queensland as traditional owners look to partner with agriculture experts.

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Airline’s embarrassing blank cheque blunder

Airline’s embarrassing blank cheque blunder

PASSENGERS were looking forward to getting something back after annoying flight cancellations. But that didn’t go to plan either.

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Dreamworld recovery: $30 million to be spent on new rides

Dreamworld recovery: $30 million to be spent on new rides

ARDENT Leisure says it will spend $30 million upgrading Dreamworld over the next two years as it looks to bring the crowds back to the Gold Coast holiday icon.

QLD richlister’s $20m renovation

QLD richlister’s $20m renovation

A QUEENSLAND richlister has spent over $20 million on a dream renovation project that’s expected to be complete within weeks. TAKE A PEEK

Passport rule that’s trapped a nation

Passport rule that’s trapped a nation

PEOPLE are desperate to flee this dysfunctional country. But a sudden new change to the law means they can’t leave.

Woman’s final moments before balcony death

Woman’s final moments before balcony death

POLICE are scrambling for answers as chilling CCTV footage of a young woman’s mysterious balcony death during a hen’s party was aired on TV.

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Island paradise doomed by standoff

Island paradise doomed by standoff

THIS tiny nation has made a powerful enemy. And now it’s caught in an international tug of war that’s bringing it to its knees.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

‘Full of life’ Danni’s tragic final moments

‘Full of life’ Danni’s tragic final moments

LAST month Danni Hogan set off overseas for a year-long trip of a lifetime. It has just come to a sudden, tragic end.

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