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Sun 16 Jun 2019

Day in the life of adventure travel company owner

premium_icon Day in the life of adventure travel company owner

International tour guide idea first brewed over a few cheeky pints under the sun.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Inside terrifying, haunted ‘clown motel’

Inside terrifying, haunted ‘clown motel’

In an already haunted town, right next to a cemetery, is a creepy motel that’s terrified travellers for decades. Welcome to the Clown Motel.

Things I thought I’d never do on holiday

Things I thought I’d never do on holiday

My usual idea of a holiday solely consists of booze and food. I’m usually the world’s laziest traveller but this holiday offered a lot more.

The 360-island oasis that’s largely ignored

premium_icon The 360-island oasis that’s largely ignored

It’s the Caribbean-style ‘astonishing’ Queensland wonder filled with 360 islands - five times as many as the Whitsundays.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Tourists blown away by first whale sighting of the season

premium_icon Tourists blown away by first whale sighting of the season

"We saw one do a full breach out of the water, it was incredible.”

Thu 13 Jun 2019

‘Disgraceful’: Sam Neill slams airport

‘Disgraceful’: Sam Neill slams airport

Sam Neill has unleased on Sydney’s airport, complaining of “disgraceful” wait times while collecting baggage following his flight.

Man’s horror find in plane food

Man’s horror find in plane food

A passenger has been left gagging in his seat after opening his in-flight snack and finding an unwelcome sight under the foil lid.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Travelling in Australia has become a pipedream of the rich

premium_icon Travelling in Australia has become a pipedream of the rich

So many of us would love to see more of the place that we call home, but prohibitive costs are seeing more of us go abroad instead.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Virgin Australia: Two ‘best’ plane seats everyone wants

Virgin Australia: Two ‘best’ plane seats everyone wants

On any given flight, these two seats are overwhelmingly the most popular. One might make sense, but the other may seem surprising.

‘Psycho’ hens’ party destroys Airbnb

‘Psycho’ hens’ party destroys Airbnb

A bridal party guest has wound up in jail after allegedly causing thousands of dollars in damages to an Airbnb during a booze-fuelled rampage.

’Cheaper to fly overseas than to Townsville’

premium_icon ’Cheaper to fly overseas than to Townsville’

Airfares in regional Queensland are among the highest in the world, and it is cheaper to fly return from Sydney to Los Angeles than Cloncurry to Townsville.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

It’s still the happiest place on Earth

It’s still the happiest place on Earth

Go the distance at Disneyland California with a plan to maximise all the magic and fun — and minimise time spent queuing

Woman in 'pink pyjamas’ missing from cruise ship

Woman in 'pink pyjamas’ missing from cruise ship

Tourists have told how a woman in “pink pyjamas” fell from a “rocky” cruise liner in high winds near Majorca — as the desperate search was called off.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Tangalooma's shipwrecks a snorkelling paradise

premium_icon Tangalooma's shipwrecks a snorkelling paradise

An endless spectacle of marine creatures to be found if we dare to take the plunge into deeper water.

Email to airline that got me $800

Email to airline that got me $800

After getting stranded in a foreign country with flight plans ruined, Lauren McMah sent this email to the airline and watched the money roll in.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Family’s trick to travelling for ‘free’

Family’s trick to travelling for ‘free’

It sounds like the impossible. Jetting off on holiday for three months every year. But this family’s sacrifice lets them do just that.

Where you can find some of the world's best street art

premium_icon Where you can find some of the world's best street art

From cheeky murals to political posters, street art is powerful stuff the world over.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

The incredible price tag on luxury Byron resort

premium_icon The incredible price tag on luxury Byron resort

THIS spectacular resort is on the market for the first time, but it will cost you.

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Jetstar launch $189 flights to Hawaii

Jetstar launch $189 flights to Hawaii

They’re the words Aussie travellers have been waiting for this winter: Mid-year sale. Jetstar’s revealed its hot fares for Bali, Hawaii, Vietnam and more.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Mum dies in first-class airport lounge

Mum dies in first-class airport lounge

A mum has died while sipping champagne in a first-class airport lounge after swallowing a small bag of cocaine before boarding her flight.

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