Check out these great travel destinations from across the world.
- 12:07 PM Sep 06th
Check out these great travel destinations from across the world.
THE Crumpled Map boasts of being an innovation in maps - it's waterproof; can be crumpled (hence the name) and shoved in a pocket.
PUBLIC signs aimed at tourists illustrate a lot about China - especially the signs on the way to a Buddhist temple urging local traders not to rip...
A CONTEMPORARY Thai restaurant on the Sunshine Coast offers its customers a little bit more - not the least of which is tag-along tours to Thailand.
A SUSTAINABLE ranch with avant-garde art, self-produced vegetables and acres of rolling hills offers a different view to traditional Uruguay.
MAKE your mark as an explorer by visiting Punta Arenas, a city known for an imposing statue of one of the world's most famous explorers, Magellan.
A MARYBOROUGH priest has returned from his pilgrimage to Israel with what he says is a new-found perspective and more than a few stories.
CRUISE the rivers of Europe, stay on a working cattle station near Brisbane or discover the majestic landscapes of Norway with these great travel...
AUSTRALIANS are taking off in grand numbers to the US, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the UK this year, thanks to a soaring Aussie dollar and cheap travel.
WHAT better place to be introduced to authentic Creole cooking than at a small town on Reunion Island, off the coast of Africa.
THE Great Wall of China was designed to repel invading armies but there is no keeping out the hawkers.
THERE is nothing quite like getting back to nature in the chaotic, hands-on but exciting surrounds of New Zealand's The Farm.
NEW Zealand's capital Wellington is the perfect place to plan a salty ocean holiday - especially with the arrival of some of the world's best sailors.
IF you want a fun night out without glam or attitude in India, then the Hawaiian Shack is the place to be.
THE Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum transports visitors back in time to a different world when life was utterly dependent on boats.
AMERICAN Western icon John Wayne has returned to the saddle for one last adventure - adorning the walls of merry-old London.
RUG up, think warm thoughts because according to the movies, there's no better place to be at Christmas time than New York.
YOU may not have heard of the city of Olympos, but travellers are beginning to discover the forgotten city of Karpathos.
ARCHITECTURE has always been a tourist attraction for the Brazilian town of Paratay, but Marcio Kogan is helping dust off the town's 19th century...
EARLY Antarctic explorers captured images that are the envy of modern photographers, reports Liz Light.
THE South of France has turned a little Aussie, thanks to an amazing exhibition at the world renowned Cathedrale D’Images, or Cathedral of Images in Les...
IN the heart of the old Chinese capital of Xian stands a minaret built to call the Muslim faithful to prayer in the city's Grand Mosque.
A SENSE of adventure and passion for solo travel has helped a Bangalow-based writer be recognised as one of the top 100 travel writers in the world.
AN intriguing mix of art and artefacts greets visitors at one of New Zealand's historic tourist attractions.
MILAN may be the ugly sister of Northern Italy, but Turin is a fabulous, fascinating and beautiful city.
THE Okanagan region of British Columbia is a wonder to behold, featuring more than 1000 lakes, gorgeous mountains, and a natural fruit bowl.
THE heavens may have opened up but it didn't dampen the mood in Los Angeles, writes Maria Slade.
ONE of the best places to usher in the New Year is Edinburgh, at the annual Hogmanay festivities.
COLOMBIA boasts it has "the most beautiful beach in the world", but the coastline is not the only gem in its burgeoning tourism crown.
THERE'S no better way to escape civilisation than to get back to nature at Tongariro National Park.
WHAT better way to get a real taste of Tuscany then by volunteering at an olive farm.
ON a day when a Guinness awaits in the Gravity Bar on the top floor of the Storehouse, no one on the walk through the brewing process seems to be in any...
HOLIDAYING with kids is far from a hassle at Glenbrook Station thanks to a real life Thomas the Tank Engine.
A TRIP to the United States is pretty good value for money right now – just ask travel consultant Johanna Stevens who returned from the nation's west...
THESE days the storehouses, or horreos, of Galicia in Spain are more likely to be used as sheds, but they are a reminder of a proud gastronomic...
LIFE in a hill village in New Caledonia's Northern Province is very different from the nightclubs and restaurants of Noumea.
THE wire and batten Taranaki gate, though ingenious and ubiquitous, is not high on the agenda for most visitors to the province.
IF a house tells a lot about its owner, then Rubens’ house in Antwerp paints an intriguing picture about the life of this charismatic 17th century...
DAZZLING yachts are anchored in the blue bay and young and lovely people mingle with celebrities - welcome to Psarou Bay on the Greek Island of...
CAPE Kidnappers at Hawkes Bay is a rugged, chaotic and whiffy bird-lovers' paradise.
SNOW skiing is coming to China, thanks to next month's opening of a Club Med snow resort at Yabuli.
TRAVEL agents say clever planning and budgeting can put a big overseas trip within reach of ordinary working people.
IF you've always been fascinated by the 'old world', Egypt is one of those countries you really have to see.
HAGGLING in the chaotic roadside markets of Java, Indonesia, is something of a trap for the uninitiated - but that doesn't mean you shouldn't try it.
AIR Canada’s direct flights from Vancouver to Mexico City will make travel to the exciting destination incredibly easy for Australians.
SEVENTEEN days of trekking takes you to the peak of Gokyo Ri, which offers one of the best views of the Himalaya.
THE Argentinian region of Mendoza is best known for vineyards, but for the intrepid explorer it is a gateway to an adventure of a life-time.
ONE of the most important arts festivals in Latin America is held in Santiago, Chile, every January.
HOW often do you holiday on a island and find yourself having to watch out for a moat full of foot-fetishist fish? It's all part of the fun at...
AMID the splendour of a 12th-century temple at Angkor Wat in Cambodia, 1786 mysterious statues of women stand and stare like silent sentinels.
FAST food is far from generic and unappetizing at Singapore's The Salad Shop, a funky hub for quick fresh bites.
REUNION is a vast tropical island thrust from the sea with jagged mountain peaks and rushing waterfalls high above still lagoons and blue ocean.
CONQUERING five cities in three countries over six days with nary a sword, stallion nor aircraft in sight can take it out of a girl.
IT'S our first time to Dubai in 40 years and we're staggered at the growth. Four decades ago, nothing but desert. Today, Manhattan skyline.
THEY are just like children playing in a water park at the height of summer.
FILLING in for the cook of a replica 19th-century pungy schooner based out of Balitmore, USA, was a life-changing experience.
WELSH town Hay-on-Wye hosts one of the most successful book festivals in Britain each May.
Brisbane's City Hall brought out the big names for the...
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