For a taste of ultra luxury, Tower Lodge in NSW’s Hunter Valley fits the bill. Boutique size and grand in scale, it is often a retreat for celebrities – oh crap, I swore I wouldn’t mention that.
Films inspire us to travel. The Lord of the Rings Triology revealed New Zealand’s dramatic scenery, Gandhi unleashed a generation of backpackers on India, and Thailand is about to get a whole lot more drunks with The Hangover Part 2.
Three young New Zealanders went to northern Thailand for an idyllic holiday. All three got very sick and one died. Her death remains unexplained.
Aspiring travel writers are in for a treat at Byron Bay for a weekend of writing, eating, touring around and workshops with the experts.
The view of the Corinthian Gulf from the seaside town of Xylokastron on the northern shore of the Peleponnese peninsula in Greece has mesmerized visitors for centuries.
The Australian desert can be an intimidating landscape for first-time visitors and there’s nowhere better to get acquainted than the Alice Springs Desert Park.
On the Greek island of Rhodes, my friend and chef Georgia Gerardis is seducing taste buds. Greek food, which has always focused on simple and fresh, has never really been food porn – until now.
Serenely beautiful Christchurch was a mecca for tourists. New Zealand’s second-largest city also receives 82 per cent of inbound foreign visitors to the South Island. Last September a major earthquake did serious damage but not so serious that Christchurch ground to a halt.