Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?

There's a lot more to the Barrier Reef than you'll learn watching finding Nemo.

TRAVEL: Jordan's ancient towns a must-see in the Middle East

Ancient Petra, in Jordan's south, is one of the seven new wonders of the world. This narrow siq has been cut through deep rock as the entrance to the former trading city. Photo: Rae Wilson

The charming ancient cities of Petra and Jerash

Journey uncovers the truth about Syrian refugees

Miriam (Musaa's daughter) in the family tent. Camp Mercy, Bekaa Valley Lebanon

Caloundra photographer visits Lebanon refugee camp

5 great trains journeys of the world

EPIC: The Indian Pacific train stops  in the middle of the Nullarbor Plain.   The train is typically 30 carriages long and is one of this country's great train journeys.

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds by rail

Langkawi's natural beauty

Giant squirrels abound in the rainforest surrounding the Andaman.

Is this the world's most epic resort destination?

Travel: In pilgrims' footsteps through Italian countryside

Postcard pictures like this will greet you on Italy's pilgrimage walk the Via Francigena.

YOU don't have to be a walking enthusiast to enjoy a trek in Italy

Coast light-rail could cater for extra 200,000 residents

VISION: The future light-rail system envisaged along Alexandra Parade.

Could light-rail be the solution to urban sprawl?

Win a romantic weekend escape to Port Douglas

Win a romantic holiday to Port Douglas with Weekend magazine.

Fancy whisking your loved one away to a tropical paradise on us?

Travel: All-embracing beauty express across Switzerland

Switzerland's oldest paddle-steamer, the Uri, built in 1901, chugs along Lake Lucerne.

Try the Wilhelm Tell Express for an amazing taste of Switzerland

Bali: fun for the young and young at heart

The best way to do Bali - exactly as you imagined it.

Investors eye Gladstone's $4m island with resort approval

CHINESE and Sydney investors flag interest in Gladstone's luxury island.

Major concerns as backpacker review starts

The Government announced the start of a review and public consultation on the broad range of issues affecting the supply and remuneration conditions of labour performed by Working Holiday Maker visa holders.

Have your say on the backpacker tax

Camping ground DA fires up debate in council

Approval of an RV park in Lawrence has not pleased everyone

Big-spending tourists have North Coast on radar

Tourism is on the rise in the North Coast

Signs of the times for Angourie Heritage Walk

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Volunteer group drafts information signs about history of Angourie

The Pinnacles - a sacred site with a view

HISTORY: Yaegl Elder Deirdre Randall knows just how important the Pinnacles area is to her people.

New $133,000 viewing platform unveiled at Pinnacles in Maclean

Camels milk the attention at new Gympie dairy

TRUE LOVE: “I love camels so much,” Melanie Fitzgibbon says. But she says her husband Wayne Morris (pictured) has the job of keeping them all happy, because camels can soon stop giving milk if they are upset.

Camel dairy gives milk of human kindness.

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

Floating Apartment on Great Barrier Reef

Floating apartment on the Great Barrier Reef.

Airbnb are offering a chance to live right on the reef.

Bollywood Theme Park

Bollywood Screenshot

The world's biggest theme park is set to expand. Here's some of what will be there.

Chapman in Lyon

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

Peter Chapman talks us through the best parts of this French gem.

Virgin Airlines new Kids Class

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids.

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids. Check your dates before you...

Wander Victoria ad is a little offbeat

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

Qantas safety video

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful locations

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful...

Roothy's crew follows the old Ghan railway

It could have been a culture shock when we left town on the Old Ghan track.

Steady as she goes

Roothy's crew follows the old Ghan railway track

Stalking trout in New England

Some of the beautiful scenery encountered by photographer David Nielsen and his father Ian Nielsen in Ebor, NSW, on a recent fishing trip.

Hooking in to the fishing and beauty of spectacular Tablelands.

Tea plantation tour

Our tea master shows us how to hold a Chinese tea cup. Photo Megan Mackander / Sunshine Coast Daily

Megan Mackander explores the Guilin Tea Research Institute in southern China

Spectacular Patagonia, Chile

Images from Patagonia, Chile: Tour guide Stephanie Araya on the Patagon excursion.

Patagonia, Chile offers some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet. Images:...

'Moses' on the mountain in Patagonia

Turner Wilson, of Brownfield, Maine in Patagonia, Chile.

Turner Wilson, 63, and his partner Cheri Perry powered through snow to get to the...

Underwater odyssey

Clownfish (Mr and Mrs Nemo) look nervous as a large wrasse swims overhead – Solomon Islands.

Stunning images from Yamba's award- winning underwater photographer, Christine...

Mahout training, Chiangsaen

Elephant bath time in Northern Thailand