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Sun 13 Jan 2019

Our English pub best left as memory

Our English pub best left as memory

Trying to relive the past decades on could just end up sending you on a wild goose chase.

Discover the next red hot travel spot

Discover the next red hot travel spot

A similarity to our outback, a matching 4WD and long distances plus the African heat combine for a memorable holiday.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Mysterious ‘odour’ on flight puts crew in hospital

Mysterious ‘odour’ on flight puts crew in hospital

A mystery “odour” on an American Airlines plane has seen five crew members hospitalised as a precaution.

Airline attendant’s ‘inexcusable’ act

Airline attendant’s ‘inexcusable’ act

A flight to Florida became the trip from hell for a family that was racially targeted by two Spirit Airline flight attendants.

Hundreds struck with cruise ship gastro

Hundreds struck with cruise ship gastro

More than 250 passengers on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship have been struck with a highly contagious virus causing vomiting and diarrhoea.

‘Stupid’ teen deported over ‘bomb’ prank

‘Stupid’ teen deported over ‘bomb’ prank

A Sydney teen had to pay $3000 after sparking an airport emergency when he typed “I have a bomb” into an in-flight message app.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

$189 flight changes everything

$189 flight changes everything

Move over Bali and Vietnam. Aussie travellers are setting their sights on another Asian hot spot, with cheap prices on new flights.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Hundreds of turtle nests begin to hatch at Heron Island

premium_icon Hundreds of turtle nests begin to hatch at Heron Island

TINY turtles are stretching their flippers for the first time at Heron Island as they hatch and make their way to the ocean.

World’s most powerful passport revealed

World’s most powerful passport revealed

The best passport in the world has been revealed and it’s not Australia, which has seen a shocking drop in its international ranking.

Surprising NSW spots where tourists splashed $20b

premium_icon Surprising NSW spots where tourists splashed $20b

NSW is revelling in a homegrown tourism boom, with domestic travellers spending a record-breaking $20 billion across the state — a 13 per cent jump in one year....

Once in a lifetime Antarctic adventures taken to new level

premium_icon Once in a lifetime Antarctic adventures taken to new level

A Sunshine Coast based adventure company have leased a polar ship, giving them the unique capability of being able to explore Antarctica.

Look but don't touch: Why you shouldn't swim at these spots

premium_icon Look but don't touch: Why you shouldn't swim at these spots

THERE are many beautiful waterholes on the Northern Rivers, and while they might look great for a swim some should be admired from a distance for good reason.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Why you will now pay to leave Japan

Why you will now pay to leave Japan

When it comes to travelling, rarely can you get away with a cheap trip — especially overseas. From today, you’ll now be paying even more before leaving Japan.

Inside Disney’s creepiest theme park

Inside Disney’s creepiest theme park

When this park opened, thousands of joyous families flocked to it every day. Now it’s an abandoned wasteland — with a chilling backstory.

Sun 6 Jan 2019

NZ's Bay of Islands as pretty as a picture

NZ's Bay of Islands as pretty as a picture

Paihia and scenic bay must be on your list when you visit country's beautiful, and bountiful, North Island.

Where peace of mind is priceless

Where peace of mind is priceless

Makepeace Island on the Noosa River is now available for exclusive-use hire as a top-end wellness retreat.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Bestjet founder blames failure on new owner

premium_icon Bestjet founder blames failure on new owner

The founder and former owner of Bestjet Travel blames the collapse of the online booking firm on its new owner, who oversaw the business for only 39 days.

Pilot slams Jetstar’s ‘shameful’ treatment

Pilot slams Jetstar’s ‘shameful’ treatment

A professional athlete and pilot has told of being forcibly removed from his seat over concerns he couldn’t physically operate the emergency exit.

Why backpackers are ‘easy targets’ for criminals

premium_icon Why backpackers are ‘easy targets’ for criminals

Three female backpackers have been murdered. One in New Zealand, two in Morocco. Thousands of them flock to Australian shores, and there’s a reason why they’re...

Fri 4 Jan 2019

The airlines you should never fly with

The airlines you should never fly with

Qantas is officially the safest airline in the world, according to a new list that names and shames the best and worst of the aviation industry.

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