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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.

Giant melon to be Queensland's next Big Thing

premium_icon Giant melon to be Queensland's next Big Thing

Another massive fruit has joined the ranks of Queensland’s oversized attractions after pipping a big peanut to the post in a national competition.

Calls to end airport curfew as it’s costing billions

premium_icon Calls to end airport curfew as it’s costing billions

It is a divisive issue that has split Sydney for more than 50 years — the curfew and restrictions on Sydney Airport.

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.

Schoolies hotel security stoush causing headaches

premium_icon Schoolies hotel security stoush causing headaches

Four days out from the schoolies plans are up in the air for security measures at two of the Gold Coast’s major hotels. Here’s why.

Pay for upgrades or airports will close

premium_icon Pay for upgrades or airports will close

Dozens of struggling airports vital to residents in regional Queensland and for emergency evacuations could be forced to shut because of a funding black hole.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Clever way this mum lives mortgage-free

Clever way this mum lives mortgage-free

Tired of renting, this young mum managed to buy her family home outright — and still saves $1800 a month.

Secret trick in Boeing’s new plane wing

Secret trick in Boeing’s new plane wing

Flyers will notice something different about Boeing’s latest aircraft that will have a world-first feature never seen on a commercial plane before.

Sassy reply to moaning passenger

Sassy reply to moaning passenger

An air stewardess’s hilarious response to a moaning plane passenger apparently demanding a window seat has gone viral.

Calls for ScoMo to let cruise ships access Garden Island

premium_icon Calls for ScoMo to let cruise ships access Garden Island

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been told to live up to his tourism roots by standing up to the Navy and giving cruise ships access to Garden Island.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Family gives up 'normal' life for half gap year

premium_icon Family gives up 'normal' life for half gap year

Coast family have helped refugees who fled ISIS, climb the Eiffel tower and walked through the ashes of Mt Vesuvius at Pompeii.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Brisbane is our next 'world city'

Brisbane is our next 'world city'

Check out its rapid trajectory to steal the 'exciting and livable' mantle from its southern counterparts.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Rally hype translates to solid accommodation bookings

Rally hype translates to solid accommodation bookings

One of the closest finishes to a WRC season in history has hordes of global rally fans descending on the Coffs Coast from this weekend.

Rich-lister is a Working Class Man at heart

premium_icon Rich-lister is a Working Class Man at heart

RICH-LISTER Jamie Pherous has spent $2.5 million beefing up his holdings in embattled Corporate Travel Management only days after a star-studded birthday.

Meet the couple that bought an entire town

Meet the couple that bought an entire town

MEET Queensland’s newest property ‘moguls’ — the Harley Davidson-riding grandparents who bought deserted town Allies Creek.

When Palazzo Versace’s unique eatery will open

premium_icon When Palazzo Versace’s unique eatery will open

New Palazzo Versace restaurant reveals exclusive details about the venue and menu, promising flavours “you won’t find anywhere else in Australia”.

Visit the Pacific’s best-kept secret

premium_icon Visit the Pacific’s best-kept secret

ON Rarotonga they say the whole island is like your resort and they are right. The Cook Islands are the South Pacific’s best-kept secret.

Save me from the horrors of a swim-up bar

premium_icon Save me from the horrors of a swim-up bar

THEY seem like a relaxing idea in theory, but swim-up bars are cess pits fraught with danger, writes Jill Poulsen.

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.

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