September 10, 2018

Perth could swelter in 50C days: study

Man-made climate change is likely to have played a role in the “angry” summer Aussies endured this year, researchers say. These types of extreme summers will […]
September 10, 2018

Go for green in LA

You wouldn’t think it from its gaudy concrete-clad image, but LA is home to some of the most beautiful urban parks in the US. Overlooked by […]
September 10, 2018

World on a plate

Food and music are two of the joys of travel and are intrinsically connected with all of our adventures. And readers can enjoy the tangible links […]
September 10, 2018

In the spirit of Montmartre

It has been said that Montmartre and art are inseparable. Famous artists have lived and worked in this area of Paris, including Toulouse-Lautrec, Modigliani, Degas, Matisse […]
September 10, 2018

Enticing charms of Changi

Ever had a long layover at an airport and wondered what to do with yourself? Believe it or not, when I was 16 years old, my […]
September 10, 2018

Stopover destinations: shopping in Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai

HAGGLING IN HONG KONG From huge malls with big name brands to mid-range centres and colourful markets, Hong Kong has a reputation as shopping heaven for […]
September 10, 2018

Sydney Airport welcomes JAL 787 news

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is reviving the “excitement and romance” of air travel, according to Sydney airport boss Kerrie Mather as she welcomed news Japan Airlines […]
September 10, 2018

Cheap flight lure to Philippines

Philippine Airlines is offering return fares to Manila from just $520 to launch its first service to Perth, which starts this morning. The fare is the […]
September 10, 2018

More flights to Bali

Air Asia will add a fourth daily service from Perth to Bali on July 1 with fares on the route from $159 one-way until April 28. […]
September 10, 2018

Culture club in Sydney

“The aim for (the flaneur) is to extract from fashion the poetry that resides in its historical envelope, to distil the eternal from the transitory.” Charles […]
September 10, 2018

Where walls can speak

While, in the distance, the picturesque sight of Mt Roland dominates the landscape in this scenic region of Tasmania, the small town of Sheffield has in […]
September 10, 2018

Darling of a place

After taking the red-eye from Perth to Sydney we were delighted to find we could check straight into our hotel room at the Novotel Rockford on […]
September 10, 2018

Ski touring

Perhaps because we live on the edge of a desert continent, West Australians love the wilderness. From the Kimberley to the Canning Stock Route and to […]
September 10, 2018

Inner-city scene beckons

“Come in and try our much improved coffee,” the chalkboard reads outside Sydney cafe Le Petit Creme. This is hardly the hard sell I’ve come to […]
September 10, 2018

Total Eclipse eye mask the coolest inflight invention in ages

REMEMBER the days when you’d fall asleep on a flight only to miss your meal? Well this new invention could solve the common mile-high frustration. Flight […]
September 10, 2018

Passenger claims everyone on US-bound United Airlines Flight 116 from Hong Kong was posioned

A FLIGHT from Hong Kong on which a man claimed everyone was poisoned landed safely Monday at Newark Liberty Airport, and the man was taken off […]
September 10, 2018

Rock of ages cleft by hand

The rhythmical chip of hand chisels could be heard in this valley of the Waghora River in India 2300 years ago. Craftsmen were whittling away at […]
September 10, 2018

Hobart, apple of our isle

Hobart’s Victoria Dock, with Mt Wellington as the backdrop / Picture: Supplied Hobart gives meaning to the word topography – Mt Wellington rises almost 1500m above […]
September 10, 2018

Capital gains in Canberra

Once you pass through the security screening, you can take a self-guided tour to see the gardens, architecture, the public viewing galleries and artworks. Alternatively, you […]
September 10, 2018

SQ, CX to settle fuel saga

Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific are ready to finally settle their long running feud with travel agents over the non-payment of commission on fuel. While not […]